Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Muwaqqar-1 Inmate Dies of “Cardiac Problems”

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An inmate at the Muwaqqar-1 correctional facility was taken to a nearby hospital Tuesday night, having suddenly fallen ill, for reasons unclear at first, a police source told AlGhad today, Wednesday.
    For reasons...
  • »“Temporary” Hunger Strike at Muwaqqar-2 Prison

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Director of the National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR), Dr Mousa Bureizat, said that the Centre has sent a team to investigate reports on an ongoing hunger strike at the Muwaqqar-2 correctional facility.
    According to Dr...
  • »Doctor, Nurse Assaulted after Elderly Woman’s Death at Ramtha Hospital

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMTHA —AlGhad— Doctors and nurses at the Ramtha Government Hospital held a protest earlier today, Wednesday, over the assault of a doctor and a nurse around dawn, a medical source told AlGhad.
    The victims of the assault were attacked...
  • »Irbid: 19 Reported Cases of Scabies

    Wed 27 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Several cases of Scabies have been reportedly documented in the Bani Kinana district of Irbid, north of Jordan, at least 19 documented cases this week, last of which were four cases reported yesterday, Tuesday, District...
  • »Musharea: A Dystopian Reality… Exposed!

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    There are painful, terrifying depictions in Ola Abdullatif’s accounts on the deprivation and poverty the citizens of Musharea have had to cope with in the North Jordan Valley.
    Her report, in AlGhad’s Tuesday edition, sheds light on the...
  • »Our Only Solution to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Year after another, the burden of refugee in Jordan increases, weighing down the economy and draining already limited resources.
    As expected, the International Community’s commitment to host countries has lost a lot of momentum over the last...
  • »King Receives Child Ibrahim Khawaldeh and Directs to Continue Treatment

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received the child Ibrahim Khawaldeh from Zarqa at the Royal Palace in Amman, and ordered the continuation of his treatment.
  • »King: Investments Should Be Directed toward Governorates

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Tuesday emphasised the importance of building the institutional capacity of governors and executive and governorate councils to enhance their ability to lay down strategies that set developmental and...
  • »Police Arrest Drug Dealers, Narcotics Confiscated

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) stormed a number of houses in the last few days, leading to arrest of 11 suspects and the confiscation of  quantities of narcotics, the Public Security Directorate...
  • »Coroner: Child Death in Tafileh Not Related to Food Poisoning

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —AlGhad— The Coroner’s Office in Amman stated today, Tuesday, that the 14-year old’s death, in Tafileh, south of Jordan, was caused by internal organ damage not related to food poisoning.
    Around 30 people in Tafileh,...
  • »Jordan’s Stand on Kurdistan

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Jordan is not one to openly state its stand on the Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq, out of the countries surrounding Iraq.
    On the geo-political level, the Kurds’ independence from Iraq does not affect Jordan directly.
    Compared to its...
  • »Questions Unanswered…

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    There’s a lot of unfinished business; an abundance of questions still unanswered.
    Notably, some of these question are crucial for any matter of the public affair.
    For instance, what is the real scale and gravity of poverty in Jordan; the...
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