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  • »Shark Caught in Aqaba

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— Fishermen in Aqaba, Tuesday evening, caught a Tiger shark by the coast, around four metres long and weighing around 300kg.
    Notably, tiger sharks do not roam in shallow waters, fisherman Wael Abu Mousa told.
    Marine...
  • »King Receives Ranking Officers of US National Defence University

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received a delegation of ranking officers from the US National Defence University (NDU), headed by retired US Gen Gregory S. Martin, to discuss current regional developments and military ties....
  • »Court Finds 11 Defendants Guilty on Terrorism Charges, University Student Included

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security sentenced 11 defendants today, Wednesday, to prison on terrorism related charges, including on female university student.
    The sentences ranged from one year to five on 11 terrorism and other...
  • »Saudi Executes Jordanian for Smuggling Narcotics

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Saudi Arabian authorities carried out the death sentence yesterday, Tuesday, for a Jordanian expat who was found guilty for smuggling narcotics, according to Saudi press today.
    According to the national press agency,...
  • »King Receives Former Finnish President

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday received Finland's former President Tarja Kaarina Halonen, currently visiting the country, to check on programs implemented by the Finn Church Aid’s (FCA) for assisting Syrian refugees...
  • »King Receives US Armed Services Committees Senator

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Senator Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee and delegation to discuss developing bilateral US-Jordanian relations in the military fields.
    His Majesty commended the...
  • »Etihad Bank Robber Confesses

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The defendant, detained for the armed robbery the Etihad Bank in Abdoun, earlier this month, has confessed to the robbery charge and pled not guilty on other charges, ranging from organised crime to menacing society.
    The...
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  • »The Haemorrhage in Syria

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Hope for a political settlement in Syria that would restore stability, unity and complete sovereignty is now gone.
    As the Syrian military pushes to regain control over more territories, last of which was the eastern Ghouta, trust between the main...
  • »SSC: No Underway Amendments to Social Security Laws

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— News circulating on the imminence of underway amendments to the Social Security Laws are incorrect, according to a statement by the Social Security Corporation (SSC), published today, Tuesday.
    Any such amendments will...
  • »Senators: Jordan’s Stability US Priority, 2-State Option Still Available

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Republican and Democratic senators Lindsey Graham and Chris Coons stressed in a joint conference they held today, Tuesday, on US-Jordanian relations that the Two-State Solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is still...
  • »King Receives Turkish Army Chief

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen Hulusi Akar during which he reviewed with him military cooperation between Jordan and Turkey.
    The meeting, which was attended by Chairman...
  • »Queen Rania Visits "I Learn" Initiative in Jerash

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the nonprofit initiative, ‘I Learn Jo: Space for Knowledge’ on Tuesday at the Jerash Visitor Centre.
    "I Learn" founder, Saddam Sayyaleh, and the initiative’s team members...
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