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  • »Jordan Welcomes Raqqa Liberation as Triumph over Terrorism

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— State Minister for Media Affairs and government spokesperson Mohammad Momani welcomed the announcement of Raqqa’s full liberation in a statement he made earlier today, Sunday, describing it as humanity’s...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration, Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A military source with the General Command of the Jordan Armed Forces — Arab Army said that the north eastern border watch units, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND), have managed to intercept...
  • »Bridge in South Jordan Valley Partially Collapsed

    Sat 21 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    JORDAN VALLEY —AlGhad— A bridge in the South Jordan Valley on route to the Dead Sea has partially collapsed earlier today, Sunday, endangering the lives of drivers and locals.
    District acting governor Dr Firas Faour said that...
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  • »Our Daily Bread

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    Generally, Jordanians have had bad experiences with cash subsidies, for a variety of good reasons.
    Firstly, the idea of lining up to collect cash subsidies is degrading, and makes citizens feel manipulated.
    Secondly, Jordanians are uncomfortable...
  • »Man Utd’s Mourinho Bashes Team for Bad Attitude after 2-1 Loss to Huddersfield

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said their attitude in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly match.
    Huddersfield took a two-goal lead in the first half, before Marcus Rashford's late consolation goal.
    United's first loss...
  • »King Condoles Egyptian President, Jordan Denounces Terror Attack

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, Saturday sent His condolences to the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi over the death of security personnel, who passed away in Friday's shoot-out with armed terrorists in Giza, claiming the lives of...
  • »Girl Dead, 5 Injured, All Jordanians, in Dubai Accidents

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    DUBAI — A 16-year-old Jordanian girl was killed and five other Jordanians were injured in a road accident that occurred Friday on the Dubai-Sharjah highway in the United Arab Emirate, according to police.
    Col Saeed Bin Suliman, director of...
  • »Wehdat U-15 Team Assailants Arrested, Others at Large

    Fri 20 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian Football Association (JFA) condemned the assault against the Wehdat U-15 team following yesterday’s versus the Feisali U-15 team, which resulted in a number of injuries among players and team...
  • »On the Noble Jordanians

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    Allow me to dedicate this article to brainstorming ideas fitting of the weekend, away from all the politics and analyses.
    On social media, a friend of mind, Mohammad Omari, spoke about the Jordanians society, its professional segments, noting his...
  • »Army Foils Inbound Drug Smuggle from Syria

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint military, anti-narcotics force intercepted and foiled an inbound drug smuggling attempt through the northern borders with Syria Wednesday night, a ranking military source with the Jordan Armed Forces — Arab...
  • »The Terrorist State Has Fallen, But the Threat…

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 06:31 PM
    The north Syrian province of Raqqa was finally liberated from the clutches of the monstrous group.
    Until very recently, Raqqa was ISIS’s most vital stronghold in Syria, second to Mosul, in Iraq, which was also liberated by the Iraqi army not...
  • »Are the Results Guaranteed?

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    The government is currently looking into possible steps to attain the required financial reforms to control public deficiency and debt.
    Among the ideas up for discussion are de-subsidising bread, and maybe later raising power tariffs.
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