Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Mass Grave of 70 Yazidis Uncovered in Northern Iraq

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces on Saturday found a mass grave of 70 victims of the Yazidi religious minority north of Sinjar in the Nineveh province, about 600 km northwest of Baghdad, a military official said on Saturday.
    "Security forces found a...
  • »Prime Minister Travels to US for Medical Purposes

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Saturday left Jordan, for a 10-day personal leave to undergo further medical check-ups.
    Few days ago, Mulqi underwent medical tests at King Hussein Medical City, where he was advised by doctors to do...
  • »Warmer Days Forecast as Temperatures Set to Rise above Average

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Another slight rise in temperatures is forecast on Saturday, becoming 6-7 degrees above their annual average and bringing relatively cold weather in the hilly areas, while it will be pleasant in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea....
Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Price Hike Protests in Salt, Demands to Remove House, Gov’t

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Citizens took to the streets in protest today, Thursday, in Salt, in rejection of the government’s decisions to hike prices and taxes.
    The protestors in Salt demanded that the hikes be retracted and both the...
  • »Mayor Bans Price Hike Protests in Amman

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Mayor of Amman prohibited a stand-in protest scheduled for today, Thursday, at the Fourth Circle in Amman, over the recent government decisions to hike prices and taxes, an informed source told AlGhad.
    The...
  • »King Orders Aid for Jahedh Bookshop in Amman

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II ordered that the state compensates for the burning of the Jahedh bookshop in Downtown Amman, bookshop owner Hisham Maaytah said told the Hala Akhbar, an online news outlet.
    The bookshop burnt...
  • »Royal Decree Approves Appointment of Supreme Administrative Court President

    Thu 1 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued endorsing the Judicial Council's decision No. 21 of 2018 that approved the appointment of Judge Mahmoud Mohammed Salamah Ababneh as President of the Supreme Administrative Court as of January 28.
    The Judicial...
  • »The Election Law: A Royal Statement to Start A Discussion

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    During the King’s meeting with international relations students at the University of Jordan on Tuesday, His Majesty spoke about a bundle of political reforms.
    An aspect of these reforms entails the reduction of the number of Representatives...
  • »Weathering the Phase

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    It is absolutely natural for people to be angry, all things considered.
    For years, people have endured the suffocating pressures of a slowing economy, and they have the right to express their dissatisfaction with the government’s recent...
  • »Police Stop Father of Two from Suicide in Amman

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities talked a father of two out of jumping off a building near the seventh circle in Amman, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The source said that the father stood on the roof with his children, demanding to be...
  • »‘Witch’ Fraud Caught in Ajloun

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source informed AlGhad that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have arrested an imposter posing as a witch, pretending to be able to extract buried treasures.
    A complaint was filed by one of the...
  • »Municipality Begins Removal of 300 Abandoned Houses in Amman

    Wed 31 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) today, Wednesday, began the deconstruction and removal of nearly 300 abandoned houses within the Capital’s municipal jurisdictions, starting with several buildings in Marka, east...
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