Local News Yesterday
  • »Jo Taxi, Uber, and Careem

    Thu 17 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    News of the new smart-app development project for yellow cabs and taxis in Jordan is quite promising, now that the memo between Zain and the “Jo Taxi” app developers was signed.
    According to AlGhad’s report, Wednesday, by our...
  • »Britain 'Confident' of New Phase in Brexit Talks by October

    Thu 17 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    LONDON — Britain said on Thursday it was "confident" talks with the European Union would move towards discussing their future relationship by October.
    "Government officials are working at pace and we are confident we will have made sufficient...
  • »Online Poll Results Down due to System Overload: IEC

    Thu 17 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Independent Election Commission (IEC) Spokesperson, Jihad Momani, confirmed today that the online poll results of the Municipal and Decentralised went offline due to a glitch, caused by a system overload.
    Momani...
  • »Estimates: 31k University Acceptances, 28k Uniform Admission Applications Issued

    Thu 17 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Council for Higher Education, Chaired by Dr Adel Tuweisi, the minister of higher education and scientific research, made a press statement today, Thursday, saying that roughly 30,941 high-school graduates are expected...
  • »Civil Defence Tends to Deliberate Forest Fire in Ajloun

    Thu 17 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ajloun Civil Defence Department (CDD) responded to a deliberate forest fire in the woodland near Ein al Qantara, said CDD Ajloun direct, Hani Smadi.
    Director Smadi said that the fire was lit in the midst of olive...
Local News Wednesday
  • »Muwaqqar: An Onslaught against the Nation!

    Wed 16 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    In every way possible, the State sought to hold a successful municipality and local elections, in as civil a way as possible, unflawed and untainted.
    No effort was spared in the period leading up to the day of the elections, even during, by the...
  • »The Brighter Side of the Elections…'

    Wed 16 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    It is exactly as the State Minister for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani, said, these elections last Tuesday: doubt in the integrity of the elections is now a thing of the past.
    Municipality Elections in particular have been subject to outrageous...
  • »Above the Law… Under the Law

    Wed 16 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    In the overall, these elections, last Tuesday, were successful, in the general scheme of things.
    No major breaches or violations, nor valid complaints, particularly in regards to government interference, whether for or against any of the...
  • »King Meets Representatives of Jerusalem Awqaf, Palestinian Figures

    Wed 16 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah praised the steadfastness of Jerusalemites and their continued efforts to defend Al Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif.
    During a meeting with a delegation representing Jerusalem Awqaf Department as well as...
  • »King Chairs National Policies Council Meeting

    Wed 16 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, chaired a National Policies Council (NPC) meeting that focused on the current regional developments as well as the municipal and governorate council elections that were held yesterday
    During...
Local News Tuesday
  • »Questions We Must Ask: Why the Low Turnout?!

    Tue 15 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    As usual in every electoral occasion, Amman and Zarqa come in last in the turnout scale in comparison to the rest of the governorates.
    In Amman the turnout rate stood at 7 per cent, by 1PM, and 8 per cent in Zarqa.
    During the Parliamentary...
  • »Bar: Possible Vote Purchasing Cited at Several Polling Centres

    Tue 15 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian Bar Association (JBA)’s monitor group stated at a press conference Tuesday afternoon, that several suspected incidents of vote purchasing were cited at numerous polling centres.
    Additionally, the Bar...
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