Local News Archive
  • »Unrest in Madaba over Fayez Youth Assault Contained

    Tue 8 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities successfully intervened to prevent the outbreak of chaos and unrest in Madaba Monday evening, in an area inhabited by relatives of the main suspect in the assault case of Jordanian youth Zaid Fayez, Emad...
  • »Crown Prince Launches Techworks Innovation Platform

    Tue 8 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II opened on Monday opened TechWorks; the Crown Prince Foundation's flagship innovation platform to address the need for youth to access to the right tools, talent, resources, and...
  • »King Inaugurates SOFEX 2018 Arms Fair in Amman

    Tue 8 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Tuesday inaugurated the 2018 Special Operations Forces Exhibition SOFEX on its twelfth edition, which focuses on defence industries and national security.
    Upon arriving at the King Abdullah I Air Base in...
  • »A Gradual but Sustainable Shift, Part 2

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    Jordanians are accused of not paying taxes. Theoretically speaking, that is true. Some 95 per cent of the national demographic does not pay income tax. They do however pay an abundance of their salaries to fees and other indirect taxes that, on a...
  • »Democracy in Lebanon and Iraq: A Future of Caretaker Governments?

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    The elections in Lebanon do not change much when it comes to the power dynamics and sectarian quotas.
    However, the results of this last round reflect significant shifts in the power balance between the two main political forces, in favour of...
  • »King, Pakistani Military Industrialisation Officials Discuss Cooperation

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday welcomed Pakistan's Chairman of Heavy Industries Taxila, Lt Gen Muhammad Naeem Ashraf, and Chairman of Pakistan Ordnance Factories Board, Lt Gen Sadiq Ali.
    During the meeting, they reviewed means to...
  • »King Meets British Royal College for Defence Studies Delegation

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday received at the Husseiniya Palace a delegation from the British Royal College for Defence Studies (RCDS), which comprises military officers from 12 countries participating in the college's programs....
  • »King, Iraqi Top Diplomat Discuss Ties, Region

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday received Iraqi Foreign Minster Ibrahim Jafari at a meeting to discuss bilateral ties and developments in Iraq.
    "Jordan and Iraq are bound by brotherly and historic relations", the King told the...
  • »Gag Order on ‘Fayez’ Youth Assault, Police Arrest Assailants

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities have issued a gag order today, Monday, on the assault case involving five assailants and the victim youth, Zaid Mohammad Sami Fayez, who was beaten publicly in Amman last Saturday.
    Police earlier today as...
  • »The Engineers Association: Losses and Gains

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    The controversy surrounding the scene of the Jordan Engineers Association’s elections is natural, given the political weight of competition.
    Contrary to what we are used to these days, when it comes to politics at least, the rivalry has...
  • »SOFEX 2018 Arms Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) 2018 will kick off tomorrow under the royal patronage in its twelfth edition.
    "It is the largest defence exhibition worldwide dealing with special operations, national...
  • »Jordan Warns of Implications of Relocating US Embassy to Jerusalem

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi warned today, Sunday, in a joint press conference with Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Jafari, that the implications of relocating the US embassy to occupied Jerusalem will be catastrophic,...
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