Local News Yesterday
  • »Treibil: No Effort to Spare!

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Jordan has spared no effort to fast-forward the reopening of the Treibil border crossing with Iraq.
    For both countries, Treibil is vital for the economy and crucial for the revitalisation of basic sectors; industry, trade, and transportation....
  • »Stranded, on Both Sides of the Border!

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Their son was killed in Syria after joining the Nusra Front, month ago.
    His pictures were sent to his family, published as well by his friends within the group.
    Meanwhile, his family, here in Jordan remain trapped, more so after his death than...
  • »Adha Eid Announced

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan’s Grand Mufti Mohammad Khalalyeh said in a statement today, Tuesday, that tomorrow, Wednesday, will be the first day of Dhul Hijjah, the month of Muslim pilgrimage, which means Friday, the 1st of September, 2017, will see...
  • »Authorities Foil Multiple Domestic Drug Smuggling, Trafficking Attempts

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD)’s media office stated today, Tuesday, that the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) were able to foil multiple domestic drug smuggling and trafficking attempts in the past few days,...
  • »Army Foils Drug Smuggle Attempt Inbound from Syria, Narcotics Confiscated

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed, ranking military officer with the Jordan Armed Forces — Arab Army Command stated that the North-eastern Border Guard units intercepted a band of 6 attempting to smuggle drugs in from Syria yesterday,...
  • »Student Disappears Mysteriously at Graduation Ceremony, University Says She’s Not Graduate

    Tue 22 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities have launched an investigation into the mysterious disappearance of a university student yesterday, Monday, while supposedly attending her own graduation ceremony with her family at the Hashemite University in...
Local News Monday
  • »Like Citizen, Like Government!

    Mon 21 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Compared to income per capita in 2016, the average debt-to-income rate, per capita, according to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) stands at 69.3 per cent.
    This means that nearly 70 per cent of the citizen’s income, on average, goes to paying...
  • »Amman: Can We Make it Better?!

    Mon 21 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    The board of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) is now fully assembled, with the Mayor assigned and 9 members present, representing respective official bodies and the Amman society.
    The newly assigned mayor, Yousef Shawarbeh, has an extensive...
  • »King Receives US Secretary of Defence

    Mon 21 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received US Secretary of Defence James Mattis and discussed with him the strategic partnership between Jordan and the US.
    The meeting, which was attended by HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein also...
  • »Deliberate Forest Fire in Jarash, 10k Square Meters of Woodlands Burnt

    Mon 21 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A deliberate forest fire swept through 10 thousand square meters of trees in Jarash’s famous Dibbin woodland, as the Civil Defence Department (CDD) response teams have been trying to put it out.
    The fires have...
  • »Turkish President Arrives in Amman

    Mon 21 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Amman on Monday on an official visit for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means to forge closer cooperation between the two countries as well as the latest developments in the...
Local News Sunday
  • »Erdogan in Amman

    Sun 20 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to arrive in Amman on Monday, in his first visit to Jordan, since he arrived in office.
    It seems there is a gradual transformation underway in the relationship between Amman and Ankara,...
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