Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Authorities Uncover Massive Water Violations Amman South

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities have uncovered numerous massive water violations in Al-Lubban, south of Amman, earlier today, Monday, according to a statement by the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.
    Joint task forces raided a number of...
  • »Farmers Protest Ongoing, 7th Day Straight: Association Confirms

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers protesting in front of Parliament for the seventh day in a row, Monday, confirmed to AlGhad that their stand-in is indeed on going and that rumours of suspending the protest are false, present representatives...
  • »Police Arrest Robbers in Amman

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) identified and arrested a number of individuals involved in several incidents of robbery yesterday, Sunday, a police statement confirmed.
    The moment the Public...
  • »King Inaugurates Gendarmerie Northern Command in Irbid

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II inaugurated the Northern Gendarmerie Command Centre in Irbid today, Monday.
    His Majesty was received by the General Director of the Gendarmerie Department, Maj Gen Hussein Hawatmeh and a...
  • »Host EBRD Board of Directors' Meetings in Amman Next May

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Emad Fakhouri, will sign tomorrow alongside Enzo Quattrociocche, Secretary General of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) an accord to host the 27th annual...
  • »Stuck in Diagnosis: The Predicament of Our Education

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Numerous educationalists and specialists in various fields spoke at the Jordan Agenda 2018 convention, organised by the University of Jordan’s Strategic Study Centre.
    Four of the speakers, gave a heart aching diagnosis of the education...
  • »Impoverished Jordanians Face Eviction Threat in Central Amman

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Impoverished Jordanians in the Mahatta area, central Amman, near the Hijaz train station, face increasing threats of eviction and homelessness due to repetitive sewage flooding and various other unsanitary conditions, an...
  • »Water Supply to Northern Provinces Interrupted for 4 Days Starting Wednesday

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Numerous areas in the northern Jordanian governorates of Irbid, Ajloun and Jerash will face an interruption in water supply starting Wednesday, as renovation and maintenance operations of the water grid launch to integrate...
  • »Jordanian School Determined on Setting Guinness Record for World’s Largest Readers Community

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—Jordanian private school AlHassad AlTarbawi has announced its intention to set a new world Guinness record as the largest single readers community worldwide.
    An open-invitation event will be held in May to celebrate...
  • »Masked Men Rob Pharmacy in Amman

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Two masked outlaws robbed a pharmacy in Amman Saturday morning, and threatened the owner the pharmacy with a blade, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The robbers stole JOD220 and took off.
    Meanwhile, the police have...
  • »Jordan Ranked 42 Out of 113 Countries on Rule of Law Index 2017

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/WASHINGTON —AlGhad— The World Justice Project (WJP) today released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. ...
  • »King Orders Cash Aid to Ill Servicemen

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces on Friday ordered the disbursement of JD50 to all army and security forces members, including retirees, who are receiving treatment in hospitals.
    The royal...
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