Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Impoverished Jordanians Face Eviction Threat in Central Amman

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Impoverished Jordanians in the Mahatta area, central Amman, near the Hijaz train station, face increasing threats of eviction and homelessness due to repetitive sewage flooding and various other unsanitary conditions, an...
  • »Water Supply to Northern Provinces Interrupted for 4 Days Starting Wednesday

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Numerous areas in the northern Jordanian governorates of Irbid, Ajloun and Jerash will face an interruption in water supply starting Wednesday, as renovation and maintenance operations of the water grid launch to integrate...
  • »Jordanian School Determined on Setting Guinness Record for World’s Largest Readers Community

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—Jordanian private school AlHassad AlTarbawi has announced its intention to set a new world Guinness record as the largest single readers community worldwide.
    An open-invitation event will be held in May to celebrate...
  • »Masked Men Rob Pharmacy in Amman

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Two masked outlaws robbed a pharmacy in Amman Saturday morning, and threatened the owner the pharmacy with a blade, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The robbers stole JOD220 and took off.
    Meanwhile, the police have...
  • »Jordan Ranked 42 Out of 113 Countries on Rule of Law Index 2017

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/WASHINGTON —AlGhad— The World Justice Project (WJP) today released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. ...
  • »King Orders Cash Aid to Ill Servicemen

    Sat 3 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces on Friday ordered the disbursement of JD50 to all army and security forces members, including retirees, who are receiving treatment in hospitals.
    The royal...
  • »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...
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