Local News Last Month
  • »Jordan and the Safe Zones Solutions: What Else is There?

    Mon 29 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    There are no official Jordanian confirmations or denials on media reports about a Russo-American meetings on the Syria Safe Zones proposition in Amman.
    One of the proposed safe zones covers southern Syrian governorates, as well as the eastern...
  • »Oil Slips As More US Drilling Outweighs OPEC-Led Cuts

    Mon 29 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON/SINGAPORE — Oil prices slipped on Monday as further increases in US drilling activity undercut an OPEC-led push to tighten supply.
    Brent crude futures were trading down 15 cents at USD51.98 per barrel at 1115 GMT. The contract ended...
  • »Palestinian Food Strike Halt Confirmed, Contrary to Conflicting News

    Mon 29 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    BETHLEHEM — Despite reports aired by Al-Jazeera, among other media, earlier today, Monday, that leader of a mass hunger strike Marwan Barghouthi was still refusing meals two days after the strike ended, the Palestinian Committee of...
  • »Reports Confirm Prisoners’ Rights Violations in Correctional Facilities

    Mon 29 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An investigation by AlGhad confirmed various prisoners’ rights violations do take place in the practice of Jordanian detention and correctional facilities, ranging from medical negligence to unhealthy practices...
  • »Economy Beats Revolution!

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    There is little difference, economically speaking, between Arab states which have seen relatively successful revolutionary change, like Tunisia, and others which have chosen to constitute thorough reforms, like Morocco.
    Jordan’s case fits in...
  • »The King Hussein Chair

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    He dedicated Himself to the transformation of Jordan, from merely conjunctive turf, linking Iraq to the Suez Canal, to a state of independent, inherent value.
    For that, we should cherish Him; for His successful endeavour and dedication. For going...
  • »Demand on Poultry Rises, Prices Skyrocket

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Demand on chicken in local markets and shops has been on the rise in the days right before Ramadan, causing chicken meat prices to skyrocket between 18 and 42 per cent throughout the various areas of the Kingdom over the...
  • »Amman Wastes Over 3.6k Tonnes on First Day of Ramadan

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Residents of the capital, Amman, on the first day of Ramadan, yesterday, disposed of more than 3,600 tonnes of waste, no less than 600 tonnes over the daily median of waste disposal.
    The Municipality of Amman’s...
  • »King Receives US House Delegation

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received the US House Foreign Affairs Committee delegation, led by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, on Sunday, at the Husseiniyeh Palace, to discuss further boosting of the US-Jordanian ties, as well as...
  • »King Meets with Chairman, Members of Judicial Council

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II presided a meeting with the Chairman and members of the Judicial Council earlier today, Sunday, to follow up on the execution of His Majesty’s directives on Judicial Development and the...
  • »Safadi Meets US Delegation to Discuss Ties, Region

    Sun 28 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi on Sunday received the head of the US House’s Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and the accompanying delegation.
    Safadi...
  • »Post-ISIS Prospects of Iraqi-Jordanian Relations

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Fluctuating alliances throughout the region have never affected Jordan’s relationship with Iraq. The two countries are fate-bound in a strategic inevitability to work together.
    Typically, every relationship has its ups and down, none of which...
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