Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Court Sentences 6 to 5 Years of Hard Labour for Terrorism Related Charges

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security sentenced six defendants to five years of hard labour for charges ranging from sympathising with Daesh and Nusra, to promoting terrorism, and joining a terrorist group in Syria.
    The court...
  • »Statistics Department to Take Blood Samples for Research Purposes

    Mon 2 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Department of Statistics is currently conducting a Census and Family Health Survey, on top of a number of other routine surveys, and will be collecting blood samples for research purposes, the Department confirmed to...
  • »Talks on Border Point with Jordan Suspended, Pending Response of Syrian Factions, Deraa Council

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Talks on the reopening of the ‘Nusseib’ border crossing with the Southern Front armed faction of the Syrian opposition have been suspended, pending suggestions by the Deraa Governorate Council, according to...
  • »Dispute over Parking Spot Ends with Youth Stabbed

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An early morning dispute between two people over a parking spot in Marka, east of Amman, resulted in one of the youths stabbing the other, multiple times, a police source told AlGhad today, Sunday.
    The victim was...
  • »Hazem Khatib Appointed Jordan’s Ambassador to Morocco

    Sun 1 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign ministry representative, Hazem Khaib, was sworn in at the Husseinieh Palace earlier today, Sunday, before His Majesty King Abdullah II, ahead of his reassignment to Morocco as Jordan’s Ambassador.
  • »Rebuild Trust

    Sat 30 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    There has been an evident increase in the public’s awareness of the importance of public property and funds.
    Society is beginning to understand and appreciate the concept of the Taxpayer’s rights.
    Of course, there is a gap between the...
  • »Gov’t Shuts Down 3 Bakeries, 2 Restaurants in Tafileh

    Sat 30 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —AlGhad— The monitory body with the Department of Health in Tafileh shut down three bakeries and two restaurants in the governorate of Tafileh, south of Jordan, today, Saturday, for violating the health code.
    The Tafileh...
Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Toilets: An Overlooked Priority!

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    This isn’t just about toilets, even though it may seem like it.
    A recent report by the Ministry of Health states after inspecting nearly one hundred schools in Amman that most the toilets in these schools are not fit for student use.
  • »Police Detain Activists over Complaint by MP Dima Tahboub

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Bail for Jordanian Democratic Popular Unity Party activist Rakan Hiasat has been denied twice, but was approved for the other five detained activists, including two young women and three university students, held over a...
  • »Royal Decree to Resume Ordinary Parliamentary Sessions in November

    Thu 28 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Royal Decree has been issued today, Thursday, for the resumption of the Parliament’s ordinary sessions on November 12th, 2017.
  • »Tending to the Governorates

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The government’s greatest challenge at this point is the governorates.
    Centrally, there are major economic challenges hurdling development on a macro-level; from high debt rates to financial deficits, not to mention limited resources, among...
  • »News of the Middle Class

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Wishfully, had the figures published in Tuesday’s piece on the shrinkage of the Middle Class in Jordan come from an official report, they would’ve been far more accurate, and helpful.
    More must be done to shed light on the erosion of...
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