Local News Archive
  • »5 Ways You’re Shaming Mental Illness and May Not Know It

    Thu 3 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    The consequences of mental health stigma are extensive. It makes mental illness seem like a character flaw, which is totally untrue, and can prevent people from seeking support that could help them manage their condition.
    The worst part? People...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration, Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Thu 3 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The northern military command, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and the Military Security Department, on Thursday foiled an attempt to smuggle a large amount of drugs into the Kingdom from Syria, a Jordan Armed...
  • »Youth Shot Dead in Karak

    Thu 3 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— Police have launched a full scale investigation into the shooting of a 27-year-old girl in Karak today, Thursday, inside here parents’ house, an informed source told AlGhad.
    Preliminary investigations indicate the...
  • »Youth Found Guilty of Statutory Rape Sentenced to 5 Yrs of Hard Labour

    Thu 3 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Major Crimes Court in Amman today, Thursday, sentenced a youth to five years in prison with hard labour after he was found guilty of statutory rape of a minor (13 years old).
    The victim consented to the...
  • »Royal Decree to Prorogues Parliament on May 12

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued on Wednesday, proroguing the ordinary session of the two Houses of Parliament as of May 12, 2018.
    (Petra)
  • »King Visits Jerash Garments Factory on Labour Day Occasion

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday visited Jerash Garments & Fashion Manufacturing Company in the industrial complex of Sahab, which exports its textile and clothes products to the United States and European Union markets....
  • »Royal Decree to Relocate Jordan’s Ambassador to Israel

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Royal Decree was issued today, Wednesday, ratifying the Cabinet’s decision to relocate Jordan’s ambassador to Israel Walid Obeidat from the Embassy to the Ministry’s centre.
    The decision, as published...
  • »Official Ramadan Workhours 10AM-3PM

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Prime Ministry today, Wednesday, announced the official workhours for all departments and branches of the government during the holy month of Ramadan; from 10:00AM ‘til 03:00PM.
    Exempt of this are employees...
  • »PM Mulqi Meets Japanese Counterpart

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, on Tuesday, discussed with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe ways to further boost bilateral ties between the two countries in various fields of cooperation.
    Mulqi, during talks with Abe at the prime...
  • »King, Japanese PM Discuss Ties, Further Economic Cooperation

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in talks held on Tuesday, agreed to upgrade Jordanian-Japanese ties to a strategic partnership in political and economic fields.
    During talks at the Husseiniya...
  • »Japanese Prime Minister Arrives in Amman

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, accompanied by his wife, arrived in Amman on Monday for a two-day official visit to the Kingdom, during which he will hold talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on ways to develop relations between...
  • »King Visits JADARA Equipment, Defence Systems Factory

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    ZARQA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Monday visited the JADARA Equipment and Defence Systems Company Factory, a Jordanian national project to develop and manufacture anti-tank missiles.
    During...
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