Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Youth Threatens Suicide in Impoverished Jordan Valley Town

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    JORDAN VALLEY —AlGhad— A young man, in his twenties, climbed a telecomm tower in the North Jordan Valley town of Musharea, with the intention to commit suicide, according to eye witnesses.
    All he wants is a job and a television,...
  • »The Figures Say it All!

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The figures AlGhad publish every so often illustrating the widening difference between incomes and spending patterns per household are crucial to understanding the general situation.
    It shows not only that deficit in many Jordanian households is...
  • »Hungarian President to Pay Official Visit to Jordan

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Hungarian President Janos Ader, will begin an official visit to Jordan on Sunday, along with his wife, during which he will meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation and developments in the...
  • »Protecting Jerusalem Islamic, Christian Holy Sites "Royal Priority" — Razzaz

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    PARIS — Minister of Education and Head of the Jordan National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Omar Razzaz, said Jerusalem is a priority for His Majesty King Abdullah II in his capacity as custodian of the Islamic and Christian...
  • »King Receives Indonesia's Counterterrorism Agency Chief

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, met with Indonesia's National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) Chief Suhardi Alius, on ways to enhance cooperation between Jordan and Indonesia, especially in security areas.
    The meeting also...
  • »No Women Allowed inside Shop in Madaba

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    MADABA —AlGhad— A supermarket in Madaba, South of Amman, put up signs today, Saturday, prohibiting women of any age from entering the shop, allowing only men, 18 of age and above, to enter.
    When asked about it, the shop-owner told...
Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »A Tale of Perseverance: Al Mutasem Billah

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Third year undergrad, Al Mutasem Billah Abu Mahfouz, is majoring in software engineering at the Zarqa Private University.
    He was born with a type of cerebral paralysis that would have otherwise hindered his progress. But with the help of his...
  • »Israeli “Shabak” Says No Trial for Killer Diplomat

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The Second Israeli Channel said today, Thursday, that the Israeli security agency, Shabak, has concluded early on that the Israeli guard, who killed two Jordanians at the Embassy in Amman, one of them underage, will not...
  • »Police Investigate into Suspected Suicide

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    MAAN —AlGhad— Authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a citizen in Maan, south of Jordan, in what the police suspect to be a case of suicide, a source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The deceased is suspected to have pulled...
  • »Gov’t Not Looking for Approval — Momani

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— State Minister for Media Affairs Dr Mohammad Momani said during the weekly interview at the Jordanian Television today, Thursday, that the government is not looking for approval or popularity.
    Otherwise, the government...
  • »Rates are Dropping…

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    At this point, the government’s approval rates have never been lower, even when compared to previous governments.
    Obviously, the results of the public opinion survey by the Jordan University’s Strategic Studies Centre did not come as a...
  • »King Receives Kazakh President Nazarbayev Prize “on Behalf of All Jordanians”

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    ASTANA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II returned to Jordan today, Wednesday, after meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and officials in Astana on forging closer bilateral ties between the two countries, during which...
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