Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Planning Minister Urges Partners to Help Jordan Narrow Financing Gap

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Emad Fakhouri on Saturday urged Jordan's partners to continue supporting the Kingdom to help it narrow a gap in public finance through additional budget-directed grants....
  • »FM, Egyptian Counterpart Discuss Mideast Issues

    Sat 18 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi on Saturday discussed with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri the latest developments in the Middle East and ways to deal with them to serve Arab issues and common interests....
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  • »Riots in North Jordan Town over Youth’s Death

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Residents of the north Jordanian town of Mazar Shamali, in Irbid, have taken to the streets today, Thursday, in protest over the death of one youth, 18, who was run over Tuesday night.
    Protestors are demanding that the...
  • »Missing Elderly Found Dead in Tafileh

    Thu 16 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —AlGhad— A police source confirmed to AlGhad that the body of an elderly man, in his seventies, reported missing nearly a month ago, was found in a clearing between the towns between Qadisyah and Husseiniyah, in the governorate...
  • »Seven Trying Years

    Wed 15 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Looking back to the years since 2010, one would realise how trying these years have been for Jordan, its economy and people.
    It was then that the aftershocks of the 2008 world financial crisis began to sweep through the region, Jordan included....
  • »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...
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