Local News Yesterday
  • »Jordanian Burns Himself to Death, ‘Mentally Ill’ Authorities Say

    Tue 23 January / Jan 2018. 07:20 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 43-year-old Jordanian, said to be mentally ill, according to a police source, set himself on fire earlier today, Tuesday, inside his house in Irbid, where he instantly died.
    Emergency response and police unit have...
  • »Authorities Foils Massive Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Tue 23 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled an attempt to smuggle 6.2 million narcotic pills through the Durra crossing and arrested the major suspect in the smuggling case.
    The Public Security Department said in a statement that AND...
  • »King, Queen Depart for World Economic Forum in Davos

    Tue 23 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah left Amman on Tuesday heading for Switzerland to take part in the World Economic Forum which will be held in Davos during January 23-26.
    His Royal...
  • »Cold Air Mass Forecast Tuesday, Cold Front Arrives Friday

    Tue 23 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Kingdom will be affected on Tuesday by a cold air mass accompanied by a depression cantered over Cyprus, pushing temperatures down and creating cold, cloudy conditions with rainfall in the central and northern parts of the Kingdom...
Local News Monday
  • »Minister Safadi Meets Egyptian Counterpart in Riyadh

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    RIYADH — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi on Monday discussed with Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri efforts to find a political horizon for progress to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state...
  • »Crown Prince visits Al-Hussein Technical University

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II Monday visited the Al-Hussein Technical University (HTU) and was briefed on its academic programs, laboratories and engineering workshops.
    HTU President Labib Khadra briefed...
  • »Three Unlucky Parties

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Three new parties will soon officially join Jordan’s long list of more than fifty licensed political parties. The first was Zamzam, then the Partnership and Salvation Party, both splintered out of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the third is the...
  • »What I Saw: On Jordan’s Solid Victory, Again

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Again, since I’ve actually seen the Israeli memo to the Jordanian government, I stand by my previous statement reaffirming Jordan’s solid diplomatic victory.
    As unexpected as it is of the Israeli government, they agreed to meet...
  • »Bank Robber Enjoys Short-Lived Success, Ends Up Arrested

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police personnel have arrested the primary suspect in the armed robbery of the Etihad Bank branch in Abdoun earlier today, Monday, within hours of the robbery, to which he soon confessed, during the preliminary...
  • »King, Queen to Take Part in World Economic Forum in Davos

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, will take part in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting that will be held during January 23-26 in Davos, Switzerland under the theme...
  • »King Attends Birthday Celebration Ceremony at Armed Forces HQ

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Monday attended a ceremony held by the General Command of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army, at the Princess Basma Mechanized Battalion/3 (Umm Al Nashama) to...
  • »A ‘Civil Coalition’ to Fill the Void

    Mon 22 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    The ‘Civil Coalition Party’, declared last Saturday, represents a political and ideological alternative to so many Jordanians who had no place in the political scene, until now.
    This is especially true in light of the current duality in...
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