Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Escaping Amman!

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    On the mid and long terms, economic changes underway will have a long last effect that surpasses all segmentations of class and income.
    In modern-day societies all around the world, inter- and extra-class transitions are not out of the ordinary. In...
  • »‘Jolie’ Visits Zaatri Syrian Refugee Camp in Jordan, Calls for End to War

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Movie star Angelina Jolie has met with Syrian refugees in Jordan’s Zaatari camp, calling for a political solution to Syria’s civil war and saying that “humanitarian aid is not a long-term solution.”
    The...
  • »Speaker Adjourns House Session, MPs Infuriated

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The MP Reforms Bloc voiced its discontent with the House of Representatives’ Speaker’s decision to adjourn the House session today, Sunday, on the recent price hikes, before the MPs concluded their...
  • »Youth Exonerated from Statutory Rape Charges

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of Cassation, Jordan’s highest civil judicial authority, has exonerated a man in his thirties, charged with statutory rape of a minor, on the basis of insufficient evidence.
    The criminal court found the...
  • »His Majesty Meets President of Germany

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the presence of Queen Rania, met with the President of the German Federal Republic, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and his wife today, Sunday, at the Husseinia Palace in Amman, to discuss...
  • »Police Arrest More Racketeers in Amman, Aqaba

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today, Sunday, arrested four racketeers in Amman and Aqaba, and were found in possession of illegal firearms and blades.
    Three racketeers in Amman assaulted a...
  • »Authorities Uncover Large Quantity of Narcotic Pills Stashed under a Rock

    Sun 28 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel in Mafraq governorate confiscated around 200,000 narcotic pills found hidden under rocks in the northern Badia region, a security source said on Sunday.
    The AND agents received a tip-off...
  • »Managing the Crisis!

    Sat 27 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    The government has decided to go ahead with the second batch of “fiscal reforms” for the second year of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s programme.
    Accordingly, the government has enacted the bread de-subsidisation...
  • »Authorities Confiscate Fabricated Artefacts in Jerash

    Sat 27 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    JERASH —AlGhad— Authorities raided a house in Jerash today, Saturday, and confiscated numerous fabricated artefacts, including counterfeit currencies, leather maps, cupper figurines and other items.
    Information the police received led...
  • »Man Kills Son in Mafraq, Claims “Sacrifice to God”

    Sat 27 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A member of the “Takfiri” current in Mafraq killed his 5-year-old son and threw him in a pond before trying to escape illegally through the eastern border with Iraq, where he was picked up by the authorities in...
  • »Six Injured in Armed Fight in Amman

    Sat 27 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Six people were injured in an armed fight in Wehdat, east of Amman, when one of the participators fired a pump-action shotgun today, Saturday, a police source told AlGhad.
    The source also confirmed that the fight broke...
  • »Reservoirs Now at 36.6% Capacity, Says Ministry

    Sat 27 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Rainfall and snow over the past 48 hours channelled 3 million cubic metres of water into the country's 14 dams, according to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.
    The country’s major dams now hold over 36.6 per cent of their...
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