Local News Yesterday
  • »What If?

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    What if the US Supreme Court did not dismiss the lawsuits against the Arab Bank and conceded to prosecuting companies outside of the US?
    It would have been catastrophic for the Jordanian economy in general and the Arab Bank in particular.
    So much...
  • »The Final Standoff to Seal the Fate of the Region

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    Once not so outspoken about it, now, some of the world’s top rivalling powers have become so shamelessly comfortable with Syria being the staging grounds for their final standoff with Iran, that they are making public statements about it....
  • »Occupation Authorities Detain Jordanian, Family Denied Return to Jordan

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs announced on Wednesday that the Israeli occupation authorities detained one Jordanian citizen, Soud Yassin Ibrahim Arouri, at the border crossing to the West Bank, and...
  • »Netherlands Pledges New Aid to Kingdom, Says Ambassador

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Dutch Ambassador to Jordan, Barbara Joziasse, said her country will announce a new financial aid to the Kingdom at the donor conference scheduled to be held today in Brussels.
    The Kingdom will receive the assistance package in...
  • »King Visits Old Aqaba Port, Chairs ASEZA Commission Meeting

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AQABA — His Majesty King Abdullah II stressed the importance of the full commitment to the timetable set for the evacuation of the old port site and to prepare the area for the implementation of the third phase of the Marsa Zayed project....
Local News Tuesday
  • »King Patrons Prize for World Interfaith Harmony Week Award Ceremony

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, attended the 2018 King Abdullah II Prize for the World Interfaith Harmony Week award ceremony.
    The prize comes in recognition of efforts exerted by the first three best events or texts that...
  • »Army Chief Receives US Central Infantry Commander

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt Gen Mahmoud Freihat, Tuesday welcomed the US Central Infantry Commander, Lt Gen William Beydler, and an accompanying delegation.
    They discussed ways of enhancing joint military cooperation and...
  • »Queen Rania Visits Hayyan Rwaybed Village in Mafraq

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the village of Hayyan Rwaybed in Mafraq Governorate on Tuesday to meet with members of the local community, including beneficiaries of an economic-empowerment program supported by the Royal...
  • »King Receives Pakistani Army Chief

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Pakistan's Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt Gen Zubair Mahmud Hayat and an accompanying delegation to discuss prospects of military cooperation between the two countries.
    The...
  • »Minister of Planning Concludes Washington Visit

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Emad Fakhouri concluded an official working visit to Washington during which he participated in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB)...
  • »Female Youth Applies for Sex-Change Operation

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An Arab foreigner in Jordan has applied to the Ministry of Health for approval to undergo a sex-change procedure after years of hormonal treatment.
    The case of the young female, in her twenties, is currently under review...
  • »Armed Man Attempts to Rob Money Exchange Arrested

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — An armed man who tried to rob an exchange office in Amman's Nazzal District has been arrested, a statement by the Directorate of Public Security (PSD) said Tuesday.
    According to the statement, the main operations room in central Amman...
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