Local News Last Month
  • »With or Without Israel…

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Officially, we have no idea whether the Israelis informed Jordan of their decision to freeze the Two-Seas Channel until their diplomatic mission in Amman is resumed.
    Israeli news media claim that a number of Israeli officials have confirmed it, but...
  • »House Speaker Receives Human Rights Report

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament Atef tarawneh on Wednesday received a copy of the National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) report on the condition of human rights in Jordan during 2016.
    Tarawneh received the report during a...
  • »Queen Highlights Technology’s Role in Bridging "Hope Gap" at Misk

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Contrasting humanity’s advances in science and technology with a global "scarcity of hope," Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah highlighted the paradox of people starving "in the age of abundance," with unschooled children "in an...
  • »Armed Drug Dealer Arrested in Police Pursuit in Maan

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint police, Criminal Investigations (CID) and Anti-Narcotics (AND) force were able to intercept and apprehend a runaway drug dealer today, Wednesday, in Maan, found in possession of an automatic rifle and large...
  • »Meteor Shower in Jordan Skies at Dawn Friday, Saturday

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Jordan is on a date with a heavy meteor shower at Dawn Friday and Saturday, 17th and 18th of November, pacing 30 to 40 shooting stars an hour, according to the estimates of the International Meteor Organization (IMO)
  • »His Majesty Returns Home

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II returned home to Jordan early Wednesday after an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, where he met with King Hamad bin Eisa Khalifah.
    His Majesty and the Bahraini monarch discussed...
  • »What Would You Suggest?

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    One Jordanian politician, with insight on the current debate in Jordan, on the Kingdom’s regressing regional role, and asks what other regional roles can Jordan play? What is required of us?
    Are we required to intervene militarily in the...
  • »Print Press Apocalypse: Not Today!

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Good news for newspapers around the world. A Harvard University study, conducted in collaboration with 48 media and news companies in the United States indicates that newspapers are not!
    The results of the five-year study indicate that newspapers...
  • »His Majesty Arrives in Bahrain

    Tue 14 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    MANAMAH —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II arrived in Manamah, to discuss with the Bahraini Monarch, Hamad bin Eisa Al Khalifah, developing bilateral ties between the two countries.
    His Majesty was received at the Sukheir Airbase by...
  • »The Fund’s Motives!

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s statements on bread subsidies took the government by surprise, and it would seem that the Fund has had a sudden change of heart, for some reason.
    The IMF has always considered commodity subsidisation an...
  • »Authorities Arrest 14 Drug Dealers, Traffickers

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested 14 drug traffickers and dealers in nine different cases, across different parts of the Kingdom, and confiscated quantities of narcotics and at least one firearm, found in the...
  • »Court to Rule on Kerak Terrorists Case December 11th

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security (CSS) set a date for the verdict on the Kerak terrorists case on December 11th, 2017, announce the fate of the 11 named defendants in the terrorist attack which took place late last year....
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