Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Saudi Executes Jordanian for Smuggling Narcotics

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Saudi Arabian authorities carried out the death sentence yesterday, Tuesday, for a Jordanian expat who was found guilty for smuggling narcotics, according to Saudi press today.
    According to the national press agency,...
  • »‘State Security’ Sentences 10 from Promoting Terrorism 2-4yrs in Prison

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security today, Wednesday, Sentenced ten defendants charged with promoting terrorism over the internet to imprisonment for two to four years.
    Sentences are appealable to the extent afforded by the law...
  • »HRW Praises Human Rights Reforms in Jordan

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Human Rights Watch (HRW) praised the recent strides in Jordan’s Human Rights situation, as parliament has approved several important bills in 2017, from advancing the rights of people with disabilities, through the...
  • »Jordan’s Biggest Power Theft!

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    “The Jordan National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) and the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) uncovered the single largest power theft extension in Jordan’s history, around JOD300 thousand worth of unlicensed grid...
  • »On Exemptions, Bread Subsidies, and Other Priorities

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Tax exemptions ranked among public’s top points of interests in these last few weeks, after leaks came out of the government’s intentions to shrink them in the upcoming amendments.
    Rightly, this made a lot of people angry.
    It turns...
  • »Gunmen Rob Post Office in Suweileh, over JOD20k Stolen

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A group of gunmen hit the Suweileh post office, West of Amman, and took the vault with over JOD20 thousand in it, according to a police source.
    Police have reported to the scene of the robbery, and have launched an...
  • »Authorities Arrest 12 Drug Dealers, Smugglers and 5 Stolen Vehicles

    Tue 3 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Over the last few days, personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) intercepted several drug dealing and trafficking operations, and raided a number of residences and facilities across the Kingdom, leading to the...
  • »Why Jordan?!

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    To the rest of the world, or at least part of it, Jordan is responsible for more than just the refugees within its sovereign territories.
    Several international parties, as well as Syrian, hold Jordan responsible for the safety of internally...
  • »Dialogue: There’s No Other Way!

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    A lot rides on the government’s upcoming decisions.
    If the government pushes for the pending amendments, rest assured, the middle class will erode at an exponential rate, and the situation will worsen even more.
    Time is perhaps the one...
  • »Court Sentences 6 to 5 Years of Hard Labour for Terrorism Related Charges

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security sentenced six defendants to five years of hard labour for charges ranging from sympathising with Daesh and Nusra, to promoting terrorism, and joining a terrorist group in Syria.
    The court...
  • »Statistics Department to Take Blood Samples for Research Purposes

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Department of Statistics is currently conducting a Census and Family Health Survey, on top of a number of other routine surveys, and will be collecting blood samples for research purposes, the Department confirmed to...
  • »Talks on Border Point with Jordan Suspended, Pending Response of Syrian Factions, Deraa Council

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Talks on the reopening of the ‘Nusseib’ border crossing with the Southern Front armed faction of the Syrian opposition have been suspended, pending suggestions by the Deraa Governorate Council, according to...
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