Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »A Heavy Agenda: Supporting Self-Reliance

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    A heavy agenda indeed. So much was addressed at the ‘Jordan Agenda 2018: Supporting Self-Reliance’ conference over these last couple of days.
    Many of the topics and issue raised at the conference are complex and composite issues with a...
  • »“What Did You Do to the State?”

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    In his report, “Thorough and Embarrassing Questions on the Wounded Jordanian Entity”, in Arabic, colleague Haitham Hassan drew a diligent and precise depiction of the recently held ‘Jordan Agenda 2018: supporting...
  • »A Government on the Clock

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    The government has ten days before the House of Representatives puts to vote a memo to withdraw confidence in the government, put up by MPs of the reforms bloc.
    Many among the government see no need to postpone the vote until the Prime Minister...
  • »Authorities Uncover Massive Water Violations Amman South

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities have uncovered numerous massive water violations in Al-Lubban, south of Amman, earlier today, Monday, according to a statement by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.
    Joint task forces raided a number of...
  • »Farmers Protest Ongoing, 7th Day Straight: Association Confirms

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers protesting in front of Parliament for the seventh day in a row, Monday, confirmed to AlGhad that their stand-in is indeed on going and that rumours of suspending the protest are false, present representatives...
  • »Police Arrest Robbers in Amman

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) identified and arrested a number of individuals involved in several incidents of robbery yesterday, Sunday, a police statement confirmed.
    The moment the Public...
  • »King Inaugurates Gendarmerie Northern Command in Irbid

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II inaugurated the Northern Gendarmerie Command Centre in Irbid today, Monday.
    His Majesty was received by the General Director of the Gendarmerie Department, Maj Gen Hussein Hawatmeh and a...
  • »Host EBRD Board of Directors' Meetings in Amman Next May

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Emad Fakhouri, will sign tomorrow alongside Enzo Quattrociocche, Secretary General of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) an accord to host the 27th annual...
  • »Stuck in Diagnosis: The Predicament of Our Education

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Numerous educationalists and specialists in various fields spoke at the Jordan Agenda 2018 convention, organised by the University of Jordan’s Strategic Study Centre.
    Four of the speakers, gave a heart aching diagnosis of the education...
  • »Impoverished Jordanians Face Eviction Threat in Central Amman

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Impoverished Jordanians in the Mahatta area, central Amman, near the Hijaz train station, face increasing threats of eviction and homelessness due to repetitive sewage flooding and various other unsanitary conditions, an...
  • »Water Supply to Northern Provinces Interrupted for 4 Days Starting Wednesday

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Numerous areas in the northern Jordanian governorates of Irbid, Ajloun and Jerash will face an interruption in water supply starting Wednesday, as renovation and maintenance operations of the water grid launch to integrate...
  • »Jordanian School Determined on Setting Guinness Record for World’s Largest Readers Community

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—Jordanian private school AlHassad AlTarbawi has announced its intention to set a new world Guinness record as the largest single readers community worldwide.
    An open-invitation event will be held in May to celebrate...
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