Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Police Lockdown in Jabal Hussein Area over “Suspicious” Bag Full of Paper

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source confirmed that a “suspicious” bag in the Jabal Hussein area in Amman was reported and turned out to be full of paper, after the area was locked down.
    Emergency response units reported to the...
  • »Tourism and Development

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    We become accustomed to ministers complaining about the inadequacy of their employees.
    In fact, some of them gave up and surrendered to this particular “reality,” and found in it a scapegoat to justify their failures.
    Fewer even were...
  • »A Very Special Relationship

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Many Jordanians know the fact that the late King Hussein bin Talal, is no angel.
    He was not beyond err.
    However, most Jordanians view him in a distinct light, in terms of his approach to government. Compared to most other Arab leaders, King...
  • »Youth Sets Himself on Fire Demanding Brother’s Release from Prison

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— A young man, in his thirties, set himself on fire Wednesday evening in Irbid, demanding that his brother be released from prison, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The man was taken to the hospital and is in critical...
  • »Arsonists Set Shop in Karak on Fire over Youth’s Murder

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— An unidentified group of people set fire to a shop that belongs to the relatives of a suspect in an ongoing investigation, regarding the murder of a young man last week in Karak, south of Jordan.
    The murder took place...
  • »Authorities Arrest Currency, Document Forger in Amman

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested a currency and documents forger in Amman, earlier today, Wednesday, according to police source.
    The detainee is sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison for...
  • »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...
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