Local News Last Month
  • »FM Meets European Neighbourhood Commissioner

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman Safadi, and Commissioner of the European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, on Wednesday, discussed ways to expand cooperation between Jordan and the...
  • »Authorities Bust 16 Fugitives in Series of Drug Raids

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) operatives arrested 16 fugitives and suspects in a series of drug raids, south of Amman, carried out early today, Monday, according to a police source.
    Quantities of drugs and three weapons...
  • »US Reaffirms Support to Jordan, Saudi and Egypt, No Plans to Relocate US Airbase in Qatar: Gen Votel

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Commander of the United States Army Central Command Gen Joseph Votel stated today, Wednesday, that there are currently no plans to relocate the Udeid US airbase, southwest of Doha, in Qatar, to Turkey.
    He reaffirmed US...
  • »Spain's Order of Civil Merit Granted to Senator Judeh

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain awarded senator Nasser Judeh the Order of Civil Merit with the rank of Commander Knight in recognition of his role and efforts in promoting relations between the two kingdoms during his eight-year...
  • »State Security Court Rules on 13 Terrorism Cases

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday held public hearings and issued 13 rulings in cases linked to promotion of terrorist groups' ideology, attempts to join them, and plotting to carry out terror acts.
    The defendants were...
  • »Jordan Approves Request to Appoint New Israeli Ambassador

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan has approved a request sent by the Israeli government seeking its opinion to appoint its new ambassador Amir Weisbrod to the Kingdom.
    This approval is the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs' rebuttal to an Israeli...
  • »European Mission Visits Ministry of Social Development

    Tue 27 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) mission on Tuesday visited the Ministry of Social Development and had a first-hand look at its experience in the field of social protection.
    During the meeting, Minister of...
  • »King Meets Jerusalem Church Leaders

    Tue 27 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday reaffirmed Jordan's constant support of the churches of Jerusalem and protecting the Christian community in the Holy Land.
    Welcoming a delegation of heads and representatives of churches in...
  • »Gov’t Retracts 10% Tax on JOD2000+ Public Sector Salaries

    Tue 27 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Finance Omar Malhas announced today, Tuesday, that the government has, since the beginning of the year, suspended the 10% income tax on public sector salaries over JOD2,000.
    Apparently, this was a...
  • »King Holds Talks with Panama President on Ties, Mideast

    Tue 27 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday held talks with Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela on relations between the two countries and the current regional and international developments.
    During a one-on-one meeting followed by...
  • »King Receives Cypriot Foreign Minister

    Tue 27 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday welcomed Foreign Minister of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, and discussed bilateral cooperation and regional developments.
    King Abdullah stressed Jordan's keenness on promoting ties with Cyprus,...
  • »King Receives Arab League Secretary General

    Mon 26 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    DEAD SEA — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit, who handed the King a report of joint Arab action assessment during Jordan's presidency to the Arab summit.
    Aboul Gheit praised...
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