Local News Today
  • »Army Chief Meets American Defence University Delegation

    Thu 22 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lit Gen Mahmoud Abdel Halim Freihat, received at his office at the General Command on Thursday head of the American Defence University delegation, retired Lit. Gen. Gregory Martin, and his...
  • »Jordan, Tunisia Sign Drug Cooperation MoU

    Thu 22 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pharmacy and Drug Unit of the Tunisian Ministry of Health to facilitate drug registration in both countries and to overcome relevant...
  • »Authorities Arrest Dangerous Fugitive Wanted on 44 Charges

    Thu 22 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested a fugitive today, Thursday, with 44 counts of auto theft and other cases, according to a police source with the Public Security Directorate (PSD).
    The source said that...
  • »Armed Robber in Police Custody

    Thu 22 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities, Wednesday evening, arrested the main suspect in the case of the armed robbery of a sponge factory in the Central Badia district, south from Amman, and were able to retrieve the stolen cash and cheques, a...
  • »Woman Kills Her Husband, in Police Custody

    Thu 22 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A woman, 20, stabbed her husband, 23, to death last night, Wednesday, east of Amman, a police source told AlGhad, and was arrested shortly afterwards.
    The husband was stabbed in the chest and was taken to hospital, but...
  • »Jordan Drops 2 Places on Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

    Thu 22 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has dropped in rank to the 59th place, out of 180 countries in 2017, on the Corruption Perceptions Index, from the 57th place, out of 176 countries in 2016, according to the National Integrity System (NIS) —...
Local News Yesterday
  • »Let’s Break More Taboos

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    The Council of Ministers took a bold decision a few days back.
    In an attempt to encourage investment in Jordan, the government will grant investors permanent residencies or nationalities, according to a clear-cut set of conditions, at an annual...
  • »The Government’s Predicament: What To Do?

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    It seems the domestic situation in Jordan is not getting any better.
    Under the suffocating weight of economic crisis and the agitated public mood, due to a bundle of harsh decisions imposed by Jordan’s agreement with the International...
  • »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,...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 »