Local News Last Month
  • »A New Region from the Ashes

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The entire region is changing. Its alignments and alliances are shifting along two main axes. One is the Syrian situation and pending resolution and the other is the escalating crisis between Saudi and its allies on one hand and the Qatar and its...
  • »Investments Shipping Out: Do They Even Know?

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Just last week, news came in that dozens of garment and clothing factories in Jordan have decided to close up and ship their operations over to Egypt.
    I can only imagine the look on our officials’ faces as they read about it, particularly...
  • »Cold Front Raises Demand on House Gas by 21%

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Demand on household gas has increased by 21 per cent yesterday, Tuesday, as Jordan’s first cold front settles in.
    According to the association of gas distribution stations, demand increased to 90.2 thousand tubes...
  • »Occupation Troops Demolish Homes in Jerusalem, Arrest 16 across West Bank

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops on Wednesday arrested 16 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source, and demolished at least two Palestinian homes in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
    The Wadi...
  • »King Receives WCC Delegation

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received a delegation of the World Council of Churches (WCC), currently visiting the Kingdom to participate in the meeting of the executive committee of the WCC being held in Amman.
    During the...
  • »His Majesty Receives Arab League Chief

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday met with Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit for a discussion on a wide range of Middle East and pan-Arab issues.
    During the meeting, His Majesty the King said Jordan is...
  • »King Listens to Parliament’s Reply to Speech from the Throne

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Both chambers of Parliament on Wednesday submitted their replies to the Speech from the Throne, which His Majesty King Abdullah delivered on November 12, marking the beginning of the 18th Parliament’s ordinary session.
    The...
  • »Former MP Kharabsheh Sues DW for Contempt

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Former Representative Member of Parliament, Mahmoud Kharabsheh uncovered to AlGhad today, Tuesday, that he is in the middle of filing a complaint against German channel, DW-TV, for contempt of Jordan.
    Kharabsheh recently...
  • »Caritas Jordan Donates for Rohingya Muslims

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Secretary-General of the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization (JHCO) Ayman Mufleh, Tuesday received representative of the Caritas Jordan, a humanitarian non-governmental charity organization affiliated with the Catholic Church Bishop...
  • »PM Participates in Dubai Knowledge Summit 2017

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    DUBAI — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi took part as "guest of honour" and keynote speaker in the Dubai Knowledge Summit 2017, at the invitation of United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid...
  • »Bus Drivers Hold Protest in Irbid over Traffic Tickets

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Dozens of public transport bus drivers, on the Irbid-North Jordan Valley route, held a strike in protest over the amount traffic tickets they’ve been given by the police, claiming unfair treatment, and that private...
  • »Hajj Fund Allocates JOD30m to Building Schools

    Tue 21 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Awqaf and Islamic Endowments Ministry announced yesterday, Monday, that the Hajj Fund is ready and willing to allocate JOD20-30 million for the purpose of building and renovating schools across the Kingdom.
    Minister...
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