Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »King Accepts Credentials of New Diplomatic Envoys

    Sun 4 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday accepted the credentials of a number of newly appointed ambassadors to the Kingdom.
    During a ceremony at the Basman Palace, the King received the credentials of Ambassador of Thailand Pornpong...
  • »King Makes Surprise Visit to Rehabilitation, Vocational Centre for the Disabled

    Sun 4 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II made a surprise visit to a rehabilitation and vocational training centre for the disabled in Ruseifa today, Sunday, and met with the administration and personnel in charge.
    Further details on...
  • »Violence, Arsons in Town North of Jordan, Police Arrest 10 Suspects

    Sun 4 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Riots broke out last night, Saturday, in the North Jordanian town of Sarih, as arsonists set numerous shops ablaze in protest over the death of one resident and the injury of another by an anonymous gunman, who opened fire...
  • »Everyone’s on Trial!

    Sat 3 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    An abrupt increase in the rates of unemployment throughout Jordan has landed it at a stunning 18.2 per cent, within three months.
    According to the first quarterly report on unemployment by the Department of Statistics, unemployment rates jumped a...
  • »Deadly Explosions Target Kabul Attack Victims’ Funeral

    Sat 3 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Suicide bombers have killed at least seven people at the funeral in Kabul of a man who died during a protest on Friday, Afghan officials say.
    More than 100 were wounded in the attack, which hit the funeral of one of five people...
  • »Jordan Welcomes US Decision to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv

    Sat 3 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan on Friday welcomed the US President Donald Trump's decision not to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem and praised his commitment to working to reach a peace agreement between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
    Minister of State...
  • »Army Foils Terrorist Attack on Outpost by Rukban Camp

    Sat 3 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A ranking official with the Jordan Armed Forces—Arab Army command said that border guard units intercepted and foiled an attempted terrorist attacks against a Jordanian military outpost by the Rukban camp.
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  • »“Black Crows”… Short of Knowledge!

    Thu 1 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    It is difficult to judge any work of art, really, before it is done.
    However, in some cases, there may be subtle and underlying indications as to what the piece or work is really about, which is reflective of its intellect and value.
    This is...
  • »Jordan Army Will Not Operate Inside Syria

    Thu 1 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— After an Iftar banquet held for the veteran officers of the Jordanian Armed Forces—Arab Army, Chief of Joint Military Staff, Gen Mahmoud Freihat, stated that the Jordanian military will not have any operational role...
  • »Jordan Atomic Agency Signs Planning Document with IAEA

    Thu 1 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — President of Jordan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) Khaled Toukan signed with Deputy Director General of the Department of Technical Cooperation at the International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA) Dazhu Yang, the planning document of the...
  • »Flag to Be Flown at Half-Mast in Honour of Iraqi, Afghani Victims

    Thu 1 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Royal Court on Thursday, announced that the flag would be flown at half-mast over its main entrance until 6:00 pm in honour of the innocent people who were killed recently in the terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad...
  • »Mulqi’s Nightmare!

    Wed 31 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    The Prime Minister, Dr Hani Mulqi, called for an urgent meet yesterday, Wednesday, with the ministers of labour, tourism, youth, and the minister of media affairs.
    The closed meeting revolved around about the premier’s nightmare, last night....
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