Local News Yesterday
  • »N. Korea Willing to Hold Talks with Us, Says S. Korea

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — North Korea is willing to hold talks with the US, South Korea says.
    The announcement came after Gen Kim Yong-chol met South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics.
    The US state department...
  • »Mulqi’s Sixth Government

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    This is Dr Hani Mulqi’s sixth government reshuffle.
    Honestly, I doubt anyone can remember, off the top of their heads, who exactly was on Dr Mulqi’s first Council of Ministers.
    Some made it through to the second government, but hardly...
  • »Queen Attends Open Day Promoting Health-Conscious Practices in Schools

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah joined the Royal Health Awareness Society’s (RHAS) Capacity Building Open Day on Sunday, where 375 Jordanian principals and teachers took part in a number of health-related workshops and...
  • »New Governors Sworn in Before King

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Newly-appointed governors at the Interior Ministry took the oath of office before His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday at the Husainiah Palace.
    Royal Court Chief and Interior Minister attended the swearing-in ceremony.
    (Petra)
  • »Citizens Protest Price Hikes in Karak

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— Jordanians took to the streets in Kerak, south of Jordan, to protest the recent price hikes, in front of the governorate building, demanding the release of political detainees of the popular movement.
  • »King to Visit India on Official Business Trip Tuesday

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II will travel to India this upcoming Tuesday, in an official business trip to meet with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a number of top ranking officials.
    His...
  • »Fluctuating Temperatures Expected

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to ArabiaWeather.com, Jordan will see an increase in temperatures Sunday, to above seasonal averages, followed by a dip and the formation of medium and high clouds starting Monday.
    The weather is expected to be...
  • »Farmers Resume Strike, Parliament Protests

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers have resumed their strike today, Sunday, protesting the government’s recent decision to hike taxes on agricultural produce, after negotiations with the government failed to resolve the issue, a defence...
  • »King Presides GAM Meeting on Transport Development, Investment and E-Services

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman today, Sunday, presided a meeting with the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM)’s top ranking officials to discuss investment, transport, e-services and...
  • »Royal Decree Approves Gov’t Reshuffle, 9 New Appointments

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Decree to approve Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi’s government reshuffle was issued today, Sunday, entailing 9 new appointments.
    The newly appointed Ministers were sworn in today, Sunday, before His Majesty...
  • »Royal Decree to Appoint New Director of His Majesty’s Office

    Sun 25 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Royal Decree to appoint Manar Munther Dabbas as the new Director of His Majesty’s office was issued today, Sunday, effective as of February 25th, 2018.
    The Royal Decree also appointed Dr Mohammad As’as as...
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