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  • »Deputising for King, Tourism Minister Attends Bethlehm Christmas Midnight Mass

    Mon 25 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    BETHLEHM — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lina Ennab attended Christmas Midnight Mass, held at the Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem.
    During the mass attended by Palestinian president...
  • »PM Meets Christian Community Leaders on Christmas to Convey Congratulations

    Mon 25 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Hani Mulqi congratulated the Christian community in Jordan on the occasion of Christmas and the upcoming New Year, during a meeting with Christian leaders and representatives at the Saint Mary of Nazareth...
  • »King, Queen, Crown Prince Convey Christmas Good Wishes to All

    Sun 24 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Their Majesties King Abdullah II, Queen Rania and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, conveyed their good wishes on the holy occasion of Christmas to all Jordanian Christians and Muslims alike.
    Via Twitter and...
  • »Do Not Play this Game: Blue Whale

    Sun 24 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) issued a statement today, Sunday, warning smartphone users not to download or play any suicide games, particularly the “Blue Whale”.
    Also known as "Blue Whale...
  • »Authorities Make 3,000 Criminal Arrests in One Week

    Sun 24 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested 2,948 suspects and fugitives last week, according to a statement by the Public Security Directorate (PSD) today, Sunday.
    The detainees include 1,285...
  • »Beyond Trump’s Threat: A Time for Action!

    Sat 23 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    How will Jordan overcome the suspension of US aid, should President Trump make good on his threat?
    A few days ago Trump threated all who vote in favour of the UNGA Jerusalem Resolution, which rejects Trump’s earlier declarations, to cut aid....
  • »Jordan Appeals Int’l Criminal Court Ruling on ‘Bashir’

    Sat 23 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has filed for an appeal on the initial ruling of the International Criminal Court regarding the Kingdom’s “failure” to apprehend Sudanese President Omar Bashir, during his visit in March, 2017, to...
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  • »Group Fight in Mafraq: 7 Injuries, 6 Vehicles Torched

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Seven people were injured in a group fight in the Khalidia area, in the Mafraq governorate, Northeast of Jordan, a police source confirmed, and six vehicles were torched.
    The fight first broke out between two people, and...
  • »Army Foils Border Infiltration Attempt

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The northern military command foiled, in cooperation with the Anti-Narcotics Department and the Military Security Department, an attempt to smuggle large quantities of drugs, a military source in the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said....
  • »How Office Popularity Is Just Like High School

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    Maybe, in high school, the A-listers all sat together at a lunch table far, far away from yours. Maybe the social pecking order kept you off the cheerleading squad. Maybe the only thing more painful than not being asked to the prom was your...
  • »Trump Threatens to Cut Aid, Jordan Holds Firm on ‘Jerusalem’ Vote

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— US President Donald Trump warned member states of the UN General Assembly today, Wednesday, against backing the vote against his decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, threatening to cut aid...
  • »Gov’t: Illegal Drug Consumption Down 12.5%

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/IRBID —AlGhad— Director of the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) Anwar Taraweneh uncovered today, Wednesday, that the overall rate of illegal drug and narcotics consumption has declined 12.5 per cent in 2017.
    In a meeting with the...
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