Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »What Went Wrong?!

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Rumours leave no place for optimism when it comes to new ideas. Especially the government’s idea of a fresh new start.
    In truth, there is a real chance for us here to start over, so to speak, with an all new city, a New Amman, which is not...
  • »Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj Investigated for Controversial Cartoon

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Amman called in Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj today, Monday, for an interview over what seems to be a “contempt of religion” complaint filed by a citizen....
  • »Authorities Apprehend Dangerous Fugitives in Amman

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—  Personnel with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested two fugitives in Downtown Amman, one of them classified extremely dangerous, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    A CID taskforce raided a house in...
  • »King Travels to Kazakhstan on Official Business

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II is leaving Jordan tomorrow, Tuesday, on an official visit to Kazakhstan to meet with the Kazakh President Noor Sultan Nizar Bayev, to discuss reinforcing ties and developments regionally and...
  • »Jordanians and the Catalonian Aspiration

    Sat 28 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    Mindful of the precise political situation across the Mediterranean, Jordan decided not to recognise the independence of Catalonia, in support of a united Spain.
    Various elements need to be factored into a calculated political position, on such a...
  • »Authorities Arrest 10 in Numerous Drug Cases

    Sat 28 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel recently arrested ten suspects in numerous drug cases, ranging from smuggling to selling and possession, according to a statement by the Public Security Directorate (PSD) today,...
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  • »The Cosmopolitan Side of Jordanians

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    I see him on Saturdays at a coffee shop in Lweibdeh. We do not know each other, but I have noticed he spends his time smoking his pipe and drawing on his computer.
    Curious, I asked the waiter at the café about it, and he told me that he was...
  • »Youth Stabbed to Death in Salt

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    SALT —AlGhad— An 18-year old in Salt was stabbed to death by another young man in his early twenties during a fight which broke out between the two in front of the Amman Private University, near Salt, the capital city of the central...
  • »Police Arrest Sahhab Child Rapist and Killer

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) uncovered the identity of the man charged now for raping and killing the child in Sahhab, whose body he tossed into a masonry pool, east of Amman, a police statement confirmed...
  • »Jordan Switches to Winter Time Midnight

    Wed 25 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan will switch to winter time by midnight Thursday, affective as of Friday, October 27th, 2017, setting the clock back 60 minutes.
    The clock-back will set the Kingdom two hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3).
  • »We Are Far From Over!

    Tue 24 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman just launch a massive cross-continental investment project called NEOM in short, with endless economic possibilities, extending over some 26 thousand kilometres the north-eastern parts of Saudi Arabia....
  • »Jordan’s Part

    Tue 24 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    It is strange how certain ideas spread like wildfire among Jordanians.
    The moment someone brings up Jordan’s functional role in the region, how it is over and done, and how we’re facing major existential challenges, people start talking...
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