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  • »King Meets with Ranking US Defence, Military Officials

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy John Rood and Commander of the US Central Command Gen Joseph Votel today, Wednesday, in Amman, to discuss bolstering bilateral cooperation and...
  • »US Withdrawal from UNHR Council Disappointing: Prince Zeid

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — The United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Raad Al Hussein said that the United States' decision to pull out of the UN Human Rights Council was disappointing, but not really surprising .
    "Given the state of...
  • »New Royal Court Chief Appointed

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued Tuesday appointing Yousef Issawi as Chief of the Royal Court as of June 20.
    Another Decree was also issued Tuesday accepting the resignation of former Royal Court Chief, Fayez Tarawneh, as of June 20.
    (Petra)
  • »Safadi, US Undersecretary of Defence on Policy, Ties, Region

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Wednesday discussed with United States Undersecretary of Defence for Policy John C Rood bilateral relations and ways to enhance them in various domains.
    The meeting also...
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  • »Media Minister Pledges Ease of Access to Information

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a statement via Facebook, last Sunday, State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Jumana Ghunaimat pledged to ease and facilitate access to information for journalists and media professionals.
    She...
  • »Razzaz Discloses Financial Status, Information

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz disclosed his financial information and income status to the respective department at the Ministry of Justice in accordance to the Anti-Graft regulations, in the presence of Justice Minister...
  • »Armed Burglars Arrested in Amman

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has apprehended four armed burglars, after they robbed the house of an Arab foreigner in Amman, and stole a gold artefact and an undisclosed amount of money, at gunpoint.
    The...
  • »House Motion to Issue General Pardon, 70 MPs Sign Memo

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— MP Khalil Attieh stated to AlGhad today, Tuesday, that a motion inside the House of Representatives was signed by 70 MPs, adopting a memorandum to issue a general pardon, to be referred to His Majesty King Abdullah’s...
  • »King Meets with Kushner to Discuss Region, Palestine Situation

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Senior Advisor Jared Kushner and Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt in Amman today, Tuesday, to discuss developments in the region and the...
  • »PM Announces Gov’t Expenditure Cuts, Public Cancer Programme

    Tue 19 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Premier Dr Omar Razzaz announced a bundle of decisions and bills today, Tuesday, during a press conference at the Prime Ministry, regarding measures on Jordan’s economic, social and service status.
    The government...
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  • »PM Retracts Controversial Income Tax Amendments

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz decided to officially retract the controversial income tax law amendments today, Thursday, as his first official order of business as Prime Minister of the new Cabinet.
    Razzaz also issued...
  • »PM Razzaz Announces Gov’t Formation, Royal Decree Ratifies

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A decree was issued today, Thursday, by His Majesty King Abdullah II’s Royal Court ratifying Prime Minister Omar Razzaz’s selection of members of his new government, which he announced today, comprised of 28...
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