Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »His Majesty Leaves for the US Next Week on Official Business

    Mon 20 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah is scheduled to visit the United States on official business next week, an official source confirmed.
    During the visit, King Abdullah will meet with members of committees at the United States...
  • »Public Holiday Announced for Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday

    Sun 19 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — All ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday marking Prophet Mohammad’s birthday on Thursday, November 30, according to a statement released by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Sunday.
    The...
  • »House Endorses Reply to King's Speech from Throne

    Sun 19 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The House of Representatives on Sunday endorsed its reply to His Majesty King Abdullah II's Speech from the Throne, which he delivered at the opening of the 18th Parliament’s second ordinary session on November 12.
    The two...
  • »King Receives UAE Defence College Delegation

    Sun 19 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday received a delegation representing the United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Defense College for talks on prospects of mutual cooperation and the latest Mideast developments.
    At the...
  • »An Eye for an Eye!

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The Israelis think they can twist our arm by threatening to suspend the Two-Seas Channel project, all to force the return of their diplomatic mission in Amman.
    Notably, the Israeli embassy staff left some five months ago, in the wake of the Israeli...
  • »Saudi Arabia Recalls Envoy to Germany for Consultation

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Saudi Arabia Saturday summoned its ambassador to Germany home over remarks by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri was being held against his will in the Kingdom.
    Commenting on the...
  • »Authorities Arrest Fugitives in Northern Badia

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities picked up two fugitives up north earlier today Saturday, one of whom is wanted for 26 various charges and another wanted for seven, according to a police source.
    On scene, the fugitives were detained with a...
  • »Planning Minister Urges Partners to Help Jordan Narrow Financing Gap

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
     
    AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Emad Fakhouri on Saturday urged Jordan's partners to continue supporting the Kingdom to help it narrow a gap in public finance through additional budget-directed grants....
  • »FM, Egyptian Counterpart Discuss Mideast Issues

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi on Saturday discussed with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri the latest developments in the Middle East and ways to deal with them to serve Arab issues and common interests....
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  • »Riots in North Jordan Town over Youth’s Death

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Residents of the north Jordanian town of Mazar Shamali, in Irbid, have taken to the streets today, Thursday, in protest over the death of one youth, 18, who was run over Tuesday night.
    Protestors are demanding that the...
  • »Missing Elderly Found Dead in Tafileh

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —AlGhad— A police source confirmed to AlGhad that the body of an elderly man, in his seventies, reported missing nearly a month ago, was found in a clearing between the towns between Qadisyah and Husseiniyah, in the governorate...
  • »Seven Trying Years

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Looking back to the years since 2010, one would realise how trying these years have been for Jordan, its economy and people.
    It was then that the aftershocks of the 2008 world financial crisis began to sweep through the region, Jordan included....
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