Local News Archive
  • »Guatemala Moves Embassy to Jerusalem, Jordan Condemns

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani stated today, Wednesday, that the Guatemalan decision to relocate their embassy to the occupied city of Jerusalem is a flagrant violation of international laws and UN resolutions
  • »King Chairs NPC Meeting, Stresses Condemnation of Israeli Violence in Gaza

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the presence of HRH Crown Prince Hussein, on Tuesday chaired an urgent meeting of the National Policies Council (NPC) on the situation in Palestine yesterday, Tuesday, following the...
  • »Government Denounces Terrorist Paris, Surabaya Attacks

    Mon 14 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The government on Sunday strongly condemned the "cowardly act" carried out on Saturday by a terrorist, who stabbed a group of people in Paris, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.
    The government also blasted the...
  • »Court Tries Bank Robbers, Defendants Deny Charges

    Mon 14 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The State Security Court (SSC) on Monday began trying two suspects in two Amman bank robberies in two separate public hearings presided over by the chief judge, Colonel, Mohammed Afif.
    During the public hearings, the...
  • »Authorities Foil Massive Drug Smuggle

    Thu 10 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A border guard patrol successfully foiled one of the largest drug smuggle attempts in 2018 on Wednesday, inbound from Syria, a ranking military source with the Jordan Armed Forces — Arab Army command, stated today,...
  • »UNRWA Staff to Strike over New Employees, Retirees Healthcare Framework

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan UNRWA Staff Union has announced a 1-hour strike to take place tomorrow, Thursday, to protest the terms of the new healthcare contracts and the price hikes entailed by it.
    UNRWA’s Administration has...
  • »Police Arrest Two for Fabricating Tweet, Falsely Attributed to King Abdullah

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities arrested two individuals today, Wednesday, and charged them with fabricating and circulating tweets, falsely attributed to His Majesty King Abdullah II.
    The suspects established a fake twitter account and...
  • »King Meets with EBRD President

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday met with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Suma Chakrabarti, for a discussion on the bank's investments in the Kingdom in key domains, including...
  • »King Launches EBRD 27th Annual Meeting at Dead Sea

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein, Wednesday launched the 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD),...
  • »PSD Warns Against Circulating Fabricated Stories, Video Clips

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A statement by the Public Security Department (PSD) late Tuesday warned against publishing and circulating fabricated posts and video clips on social media, confirming at the same time its agents will follow up on any untrue stories....
  • »King Meets Heads of Delegations to SOFEX2018

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday met with Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu and Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on the sidelines of the12th Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) 2018, and discussed with...
  • »Mulqi Meets Defence Ministers at SOFEX

    Tue 8 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Hani Mulqi met on Tuesday on the sidelines of the Special Operations Forces Exhibition SOFEX 2018, which opened today under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II at the King Abdullah I Air...
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