Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Why Are These Elections Important!

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    The same question is as redundant in every elections season as the elections themselves: “Where’d all those candidates come from?”
    There is a reason why Jordanians don’t care much about the elections; they’re bored of...
  • »House Approves Annulment of Article ‘308’

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Representatives approved the government’s bill to annul Article 308 of the amendment Penal Code, which frees rapists of responsibility towards their victims, if they agree to marry them.
    The Minister of...
  • »July Scores Record Temperatures: One of Jordan’s Hottest Months Ever

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to ArabiaWeather.com, last July scored one the highest record temperature in Jordan’s history, almost as hot as July, 17 years ago, in the summer of 2000, which holds the highest recorded temperatures in...
  • »The Government’s Hole!

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    We’re all in a tight spot, here, together. Well, not all of us, of course.
    The mothers are confused, the fathers are becoming more desperate every day, and there’s barely any hope left, of a decent, for so many, but the government...
  • »What’s Left of the Revolution?!

    Mon 31 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    The defeat of the Ahrar al Sham movement, Syria’s largest armed resistance faction, by ex-Nusra Front; Tahrir al Sham, their disintegration has become imminent.
    Undoubtedly, their downfall will bring about many a shift in regional agendas...
  • »Amman Accord: A Turning Point

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    Famous Syrian opposition figure, Michel Kilo, shed light on an important aspect of the Amman Accord on the Syrian South, in his latest article published by Al-Arabi al-Jadeed.
    His view covers expected outcomes and possible political and regional...
  • »Customary Speculations: The Fate of the Government

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    The political and media spheres in Jordan are sunk in endless speculations of possible government reshuffles after the series of unfortunate events Jordan has seen recently.
    From the unfolding of the Jafr case to the Israeli Embassy incidents and...
  • »House Amendments Expand Definition of “Terrorism”

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Representatives enlisted new particularities under the definition of terrorism in the amendments passed today, Sunday, to include intentionally obstructing the enforcement of the law, constitution, or...
  • »Royal Decree Appoints 2 New Members to Anti-Graft Commission

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Royal decree was issued Sunday appointing two new members of the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission with immediate effect.
    According to the decree, Osama Muheisen and Mamoun Qatarneh will serve on the commission's...
  • »Business: 25 Local, Int’l Companies Apply for Licence by LTRC

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Chairman of the Land Transportation Regulatory Commission (LTRC), Salah Louzi, uncovered to AlGhad that, so far, 25 local and international businesses have applied for licencing by the LTRC for app-based business models....
  • »AND: Two Officers Die, Another Injured in Pursuit of Fugitive

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Two Anti-Narcotics (AND) officers fell in the line of duty and a third was injured while in pursuit of a suspicious vehicle in Mafraq late last night, Saturday, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad...
  • »Activists Protest Penal Code 308, House Annuls Diluted Excuse for ‘Honour’ Crimes

    Sun 30 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— As activists amassed in protest in front of Parliament over the Article 308 of the Penal Code, the House of Representatives have decided to annul clause 98, which extends a diluted excuse for crimes committed in anger...
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