Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Former MP Faces Travel Ban for Tax Evasion Charges

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD) just placed a travel ban for former MP Hind Fayez, a police source confirmed to AlGhad, over alleged tax evasion charges.
    The Ministry of Finance addressed the PSD to ban Fayez from...
  • »Officers Detained for Excessive Violence in Irbid

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police sources have confirmed to AlGhad that a number of officers with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have been placed under arrest, by order of Police Director Lt Gen Ahmad Faqih, for excessive use of...
  • »King: Fiscal Reform Must Protect Middle Class, Low-Income People

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday said that comprehensive fiscal and economic reform must protect the middle class and low-income people, emphasizing that citizens shouldn't bear the burden of tax-exemptions and subsidies which...
  • »What About The Teachers?!

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    None of us is oblivious to the fact that the teachers’ status in Jordan isn’t the best; and this is an obvious understatement.
    We all know it, but we won’t discuss it.
    But Samah Beibars’ report, in AlGhad’s Tuesday...
  • »Big Time Energy Thief Detained by Order of the Court

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Zarqa Attorney General’s Office issued a retrieve and detail order today, Wednesday, for the defendant in yesterday’s notorious power theft case, wherein JOD300 thousand worth of unlicensed power facilities...
  • »‘State Security’ Tries Prostitute for Recruiting ISIS Militants

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—The Court of State Security has reconvened today, Wednesday, on the case of the prostitute charged with attempting to recruit ISIS militants.
    The solicitation statement indicates she was “working” in Irbid,...
  • »Authorities Detain 269 Fugitives in One Week

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—A media statement by the Public Security Directorate (PSD) said that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested 269 fugitives, wanted in 370 cases, within one week.
    Meanwhile, 17 stolen vehicles have been...
  • »KSA Distributes 24k Adha Offerings in Jordan

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Amman distributed 24 thousand Adha Eid offerings among the impoverished households in Jordan and the refugees.
    According to the Saudi press agency, the Saudi Acting...
  • »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...
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