Local News Yesterday
  • »An Important National Precedent

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    The German Friedrich-Ebert Foundation in Amman just issued an extensive report summarising a previous conference held on preventing and countering terrorism in the MENA region and the west. And it features in the studies works by distinguished...
  • »Hazzaa Majali Appointed Senator by Royal Decree

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty’s Royal Decree was issued today, Thursday, to instate former Interior Minister Hazzaa Majali a member of the Upper House of Appointed Senate, as well as the acceptance of Foreign Minister Ayman...
  • »Building in East Amman Evacuated 2hrs Before Collapse

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Civil Defence personnel earlier on Thursday successfully evacuated an old 4-storied building in Jabal Joufeh, east of Amman, two hours before it collapsed.
    The Civil Defence Department (CDD) had been informed of cracks...
  • »MP Accused AP of Corruption

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— MP Fawwaz Zoubi, in his speech during the morning debate session on the 2017 Budget Bill, openly accused a member of the Appointed Senate, without specifying whom, of corruption.
    To the MP’s allegations, other...
  • »Jordan Sees Peak Suicide Rate in 2016; 91 Males, 26 Females

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Data acquired by AlGhad via an informed and reliable source indicate the year 2016 has seen the highest rate of suicide yet to be recorded in the Kingdom’s history, amounting to 117 incidents; 91 males and 26...
  • »Salafi Leader Announces Death of Jordanian Doctor in Syria

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A prominent Jordanian figure with the Salafi Jihadist movement, Mohammad Shalabi, known as Abu Sayyaf, announced the death of Jordanian Salafi physician, Dr Salah Anani Maani, in the ongoing clashes in Syria.
    In general,...
  • »Medically Stable; Survivor Child of the Ramtha House Massacre Responding to Treatment

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMTHA —AlGhad— A medical source in charge at the Founding King Abdullah University Hospital confirmed to AlGhad that the young, 4-year old child, who miraculously survived her father’s murderous outrage yesterday is now in stable...
  • »Elderly Shot in the Head, Possibly by Brother

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 51-year old was shot in the head, possibly by his brother, today, Thursday, according to a security source, who confirmed that the deceased brother is in fact the prime suspect in the ongoing investigation, and is being...
  • »‘Border Guard’ Units Foil Border Infiltration Attempt, Man Arrested

    Thu 19 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A ranking military source with the Jordanian Armed Forces stated that Border Guard patrols have intercepted a border infiltration attempt Wednesday night en route from a neighbouring country.
    The rules of engagement have...
Local News Wednesday
  • »The Reason Joudeh’s Out

    Wed 18 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    The incoherence and discord between former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi may be one of the factors behind the resignation of well experienced and recognised minister, after many years of diplomacy. Still, it is not the...
  • »The Budget Bill: Rest Unassured…

    Wed 18 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    Once more, the government will successfully pass its Budget Bill intact, save for some very minor changes introduced by the House of Representatives, which do not at all entail any structural reform to the constructs of the Public Balance Sheet.
  • »The Culture of Blood, Slaughter, and Violence

    Wed 18 January / Jan 2017. 12:00 AM
    A passing, otherwise normal quarrel with his wife drove him mad; he instantaneously picked up a knife and slaughtered her along with his three children. The eldest of his girls was four. This is all we know about the crime which took place...
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