Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »JUST Offers Scholarships for PhD Students

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMTHA —AlGhad— President of the Jordan University for Science and Technology (JUST) Professor Omar Jarrah told AlGhad that the university will offer fee exemptions and monthly scholarships to high achieving PhD students.
    The...
  • »Study: 41% of Jordanians Believe the Country is on Right Track

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An opinion survey by Strategic Studies Centre at the University of Jordan (JU), published earlier today, Wednesday, shows that only 41 per cent of Jordanians believe that the Country is on the right track.
    The remaining...
  • »PM Says New City Not Meant to Be New Capital

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Tuesday said that the new city proposed to built outside Amman is not meant to be a new capital but a major investment that will be executed through the public-private partnership (PPP) model of "build,...
  • »Authorities Release Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Attorney General decided to release the Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj today, Tuesday, after a citizen filed a complaint against him, for depicting Jesus Christ in a cartoon he drew not long ago.
    The cartoon...
  • »Police Drill at the Roman Theatre in Amman

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD) held a drill at the Roman Theatre in Amman earlier today, Tuesday, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad that while the drill did tackle a number of...
  • »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...
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