Local News Last Month
  • »Jordan Appeals Int’l Criminal Court Ruling on ‘Bashir’

    Sat 23 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has filed for an appeal on the initial ruling of the International Criminal Court regarding the Kingdom’s “failure” to apprehend Sudanese President Omar Bashir, during his visit in March, 2017, to...
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  • »Group Fight in Mafraq: 7 Injuries, 6 Vehicles Torched

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Seven people were injured in a group fight in the Khalidia area, in the Mafraq governorate, Northeast of Jordan, a police source confirmed, and six vehicles were torched.
    The fight first broke out between two people, and...
  • »Army Foils Border Infiltration Attempt

    Thu 21 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The northern military command foiled, in cooperation with the Anti-Narcotics Department and the Military Security Department, an attempt to smuggle large quantities of drugs, a military source in the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said....
  • »How Office Popularity Is Just Like High School

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    Maybe, in high school, the A-listers all sat together at a lunch table far, far away from yours. Maybe the social pecking order kept you off the cheerleading squad. Maybe the only thing more painful than not being asked to the prom was your...
  • »Trump Threatens to Cut Aid, Jordan Holds Firm on ‘Jerusalem’ Vote

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— US President Donald Trump warned member states of the UN General Assembly today, Wednesday, against backing the vote against his decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, threatening to cut aid...
  • »Gov’t: Illegal Drug Consumption Down 12.5%

    Wed 20 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/IRBID —AlGhad— Director of the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) Anwar Taraweneh uncovered today, Wednesday, that the overall rate of illegal drug and narcotics consumption has declined 12.5 per cent in 2017.
    In a meeting with the...
  • »King Meets French President Macron in Paris

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    PARIS —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with President Emmanuel Macron today, Tuesday, in Paris, to discuss ongoing regional developments, particularly in regards to the occupied city of Jerusalem in light of the recent US...
  • »Police Arrest 27 Fugitives in Zarqa Campaign

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    ZARQA —AlGhad— Police arrested 27 fugitives today, Tuesday, in the central parts of Zarqa, in cooperation with the district’s gendarmerie department, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad that the police...
  • »Police Raid in East Amman, 12 Arrested

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel arrested 12 drug dealers and users in two separate raids in Jabal al Taj, East of Amman, according to the Public Security Directorate (PSD)’s media office.
    In a statement...
  • »King Meets Pope: “Trump’s Decision Violates Int’l Laws”

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/VATICAN CITY —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with His Holiness Pope Francis of the Vatican today, Tuesday, and discussed the most recent developments in regards to the occupied city of Jerusalem, in the wake of the United...
  • »UNSC Vote Stresses Rejection of US Decision: Momani

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson, Mohammad Al- Momani, said Tuesday the outcome of Security Council voting yesterday affirmed int'l community's rejection of the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the...
  • »Christmas, New Year Holiday Announced

    Tue 19 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — All ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe holidays on December 25 and January 1, marking Christmas and the New Year, according to a communiqué issues by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Tuesday....
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