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  • »King Receives Child Ibrahim Khawaldeh and Directs to Continue Treatment

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received the child Ibrahim Khawaldeh from Zarqa at the Royal Palace in Amman, and ordered the continuation of his treatment.
  • »King: Investments Should Be Directed toward Governorates

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Tuesday emphasised the importance of building the institutional capacity of governors and executive and governorate councils to enhance their ability to lay down strategies that set developmental and...
  • »Police Arrest Drug Dealers, Narcotics Confiscated

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) stormed a number of houses in the last few days, leading to arrest of 11 suspects and the confiscation of  quantities of narcotics, the Public Security Directorate...
  • »Coroner: Child Death in Tafileh Not Related to Food Poisoning

    Tue 26 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —AlGhad— The Coroner’s Office in Amman stated today, Tuesday, that the 14-year old’s death, in Tafileh, south of Jordan, was caused by internal organ damage not related to food poisoning.
    Around 30 people in Tafileh,...
Local News Yesterday
  • »Jordan’s Stand on Kurdistan

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Jordan is not one to openly state its stand on the Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq, out of the countries surrounding Iraq.
    On the geo-political level, the Kurds’ independence from Iraq does not affect Jordan directly.
    Compared to its...
  • »Questions Unanswered…

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    There’s a lot of unfinished business; an abundance of questions still unanswered.
    Notably, some of these question are crucial for any matter of the public affair.
    For instance, what is the real scale and gravity of poverty in Jordan; the...
  • »Petra Joins World Tourism Cities Federation

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The red rose city of Petra was officially announced a member of the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF), Chief Commissioner of Petra Development Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Mohammed Nawafla said on Monday.
    The announcement,...
  • »King Congratulates German Chancellor for Winning Fourth Term

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel for winning a fourth term in the recent German elections.
    In his cable, His Majesty voiced Jordan's keenness to develop strategic cooperation with...
  • »Food Strike at ‘Imm Al Lulu’ Prison, Gov't Denies

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to a police source, at least 20 inmates at the Imm Al Lulu correctional facility have abstained from eating yesterday, Sunday, in protest over alleged breaches of prisoner and human rights at the facility in...
  • »Police Refer 15 Inmates Involved in Suwaqa Riots to State Security GA

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— At least 15 inmates involved in the Suwaqa Prison Riots have been referred to the State Security’s General Attorney’s office according to the Public Security Directorate (PSD) statement today, Monday....
  • »King Inaugurates Princess Salma Residential Projects

    Mon 25 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—His Majesty King Abdullah II, Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, inaugurated the second and third stages of the Princess Salma Residential military projects in Zarqa earlier today, Monday.
    His Majesty, alongside...
Local News Sunday
  • »The Suwaqa Incident: Society Within and Without Prisons

    Sun 24 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The video showing a number of inmates in the Suwaqa penitentiary cutting and hurting themselves stirred a lot of publicity, due to the bizarre nature of the incident.
    Footage of the incident, branded officially as “riots”, circulated...
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