Local News Yesterday
  • »Al-Hussein’s Address…

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Anyone who’s heard the Crown Prince Al-Hussein speak at the United Nations’ General Assembly could tell, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that the young prince indeed is burdened, like so many Arab youths, by our nation’s ordeals.
    His...
  • »GAM to Increase Traffic Cams in Amman; 33 New Installations Soon

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is aiming to increase the number of traffic cameras in the Capital to 70 soon enough, with 30 new cameras to be installed soon, according joint services department director, Eng...
  • »Suwaqa Prison Riots Contained, Under Control by Police

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The riots which broke out at the Suwaqa correctional facility yesterday, Friday, have been contained and are now under control, the Public Security Directorate (PSD) said in a statement earlier today, Saturday.
    According...
  • »Wehdat Fan Shoots Himself Dead in Celebration, by Mistake

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A young man, in his thirties, shot himself dead by mistake, inside his home, in celebration when the Wehdat team scored a goal against the Feisali, a police source said.
    An emergency call was made, and when the police...
  • »Jordanian Soldiers Injured in Crash

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Seven Jordanian soldiers were injured in a car crash earlier today, Saturday, when their vehicle derailed according to a police source, and no deaths were reported.
    The injured were treated at the Ruwaishid government...
  • »China to Cut Oil Exports to North Korea

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    BEIJING — China said on Saturday it will ban exports of some petroleum products to North Korea, as well as imports of textiles from the isolated North, to comply with a United Nations Security Council resolution after Pyongyang's latest...
  • »FM Attends Ministerial Meetings in New York

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    NEW YORK — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi Friday participated in the annual coordination meeting of the foreign ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) which was held on Friday on the sidelines of...
  • »King Returns Home from New York

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Friday returned back home after concluding a working visit to New York, US, where he led Jordan's delegation to the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly.
    While in New York, King Abdullah held a...
  • »Crown Prince Delivers Jordan’s Address at UN General Assembly

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/NEW YORK — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II delivered Jordan’s address at the 72nd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on Thursday.
    In the...
Local News Last Week
  • »The Middle Class and the Predicament of Education

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    In the last few years, evidence indicated an increase reverse student influx, from private to public schools, as opposed to the other way around.
    This year however, the number of students leaving private schools for public ones was shocking, and...
  • »Child Electrocuted to Death by Father during Corporal Punishment “Routine”

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A child victim of violent, corporal punishment, only 14 years old, was rushed to the Toutanji Hospital two days ago, but never made it alive, having been electrocuted to death by his own father, in Sahhab, South of Amman....
  • »Inmate Found Dead in Suwaqa Prison

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— An inmate in the Suwaqa Correctional Facility, aged 36, was found dead, due to a heart attack, according to a medical source in the Karak governmental hospital, who said that the deceased was already dead upon arrival at...
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