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  • »Doctors without Borders to Launch Jordan Office

    Sat 23 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian authorities have finally approved the Doctors without Borders organisation’s application today, Saturday, to launch an office in Jordan, without incurring any financial costs on the government.
    The...
  • »King Meets Top-Tier US Officials, Secretaries of State, Commerce & Treasury

    Sat 23 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with a number of top tier American officials during his visit to the United States of America over the past 48 hours, including members of the administration and secretaries of State and...
Local News Thursday
  • »Citizens Demanding Detainee Release Block Highways to Salt, Karak

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/SALT —AlGhad— Citizens blocked the highways going northwest to Salt and South to Karak using rocks and burnt tires, demanding the release of a detainee in a fight that took place a few weeks ago.
    A source with the gendarmerie...
  • »Members of Cabinet Resign All Corporate Positions

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Government announced today, Thursday, the resignation of all cabinet members from all corporate and business administration and management positions.
    Official Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply correspondence...
  • »King Leaves on Official Business to the US

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II left Amman on Thursday heading for Washington on an official working visit to meet with US President Donald Trump.
    His Majesty will meet with several senior US administration officials,...
  • »King, Merkel Hold Talks on Ties, Region

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks at the Hussainiyah Palace focusing on strategic partnership, regional and international developments as well.
    In joint press remarks, His...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration, Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The eastern military command, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and the Military Security Department, late Wednesday foiled an attempt to smuggle a large amount of drugs into the Kingdom from Syria, a Jordan...
  • »Gov’t Directives to Launch New Cancer Insurance Programme

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Council of Ministers has ratified the recommendations of the Minister of Health and Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz today, Thursday, to launch the new cancer insurance programme, to cover all cancer patients in Jordan....
  • »Authorities Freeze Assets of Tax Officials, Businessmen in Rare Corruption Crackdown

    Thu 21 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities on Wednesday froze the assets of tax officials, including department directors and employees, as well as businessmen involved in a number of tax evasion and corruption related cases.
    The Attorney General...
Local News Wednesday
  • »Royal Decree to Hold Extraordinary Parliament Session July 9

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 08:08 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Royal Decree has been issued today, Wednesday, to hold the extraordinary parliament session on Monday, July 9, 2018, for the vote on confidence.
    The Prime Minister and his Cabinet will deliver the Ministerial Statement...
  • »Electronic Crimes Bill Referred to Parliament End of June

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 08:03 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government has referred the Electronic Crimes Law amendment bill for the year 2018 to the House of Representatives to be reviewed on June 28, 2018.
    The House has the constitutional capacity to address, review and...
  • »Central Bank’s Foreign, Gold Reserves Drop 8%

    Wed 20 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s reserves of foreign, hard currencies and gold have declined 8 per cent in the first five months of the year, 2018, compared to the same duration last year, according to CBJ figures....
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