Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Saudi Arabia Beheads Convicted Jordanian Drug Smuggler

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Saudi Arabian authorities executed a convicted Jordanian drug smuggler today, Wednesday, found guilty of smuggling a quantity of an internationally outlawed drugs, known as amphetamine.
    Saudi news outlets and agencies...
  • »Masked Men Rob Post Office in Duleil in Zarqa, Escape with JOD25k

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source confirmed to AlGhad that the Duleil post office, in Zarqa, was robbed by two masked men with guns earlier today, Wednesday, and that they have escaped the scene with some JOD25 thousand at hand.
    So far,...
  • »The Zionists Are Out of Patience

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Historically speaking, the Zionist movement has always been exceptionally patient, Jordanian politician Adnan Abu Odeh claims.
    Patience and diligence are the main characteristics of the movement’s endeavour over the centuries to take...
  • »A Great Disappointment in Parliament

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Despite having elected the Representatives themselves, according to a new election law, one that resolves many of the issues of the previous Single-Vote and Virtual Circuits laws, the public’s perception of the House remains unchanged.
    Public...
  • »Lower House Approves Universities Law

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Lower House of Parliament approved during its session on Tuesday, the 2018 Jordanian Universities Law.
    During the session, which was chaired by House Speaker Atef Tarawneh and attended by Acting Prime Minister Mamdouh Abbadi, the...
  • »Police Arrest Robbers in Irbid

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Police picked up three suspects in a number of robberies that took place in Irbid, a north Jordanian governorate, a source with the Public Security Directorate (PSD) confirmed AlGhad.
    In more details, the Criminal...
  • »Prime Minister to Return to Jordan Promptly

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Sources within the government informed AlGhad that the Prime Minister, Dr Hani Mulqi, will not be operating in the United States of America (USA), as he was scheduled to, and will return to conclude his tests in Jordan...
  • »UNRWA Workers to Hold 1-Hour Strike to Protest Agency Defunding

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The General Association of UNRWA Workers and Employees have decided to hold a one-hour strike the upcoming Thursday, in show of support for the Agency under the current financial situation, due to its defunding.
    Some...
  • »Japan Provides USD17.5m to Int’l Organizations Projects in Jordan

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Government of Japan will extend a new $17.5 million aid package for the projects of international organizations in Jordan from its supplementary budget of 2017, according to a press statement by the Japanese Embassy in Amman on...
  • »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...
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