Local News Yesterday
  • »House Session on Price Hikes Loses Quorum

    Tue 16 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Representatives session today, Tuesday, lost quorum as the majority of the House did not show up for the discussion of the subsequent price hikes, following the de-subsidisation of various commodities under...
  • »Press Figures Detained, Charged with Promoting False News

    Tue 16 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Press Association Council member Omar Maharmeh, the Editor-in-Chief of Jafra News website, along with journalist Shadi Zayati, were arrested and detained today, Tuesday, by orders of the Amman General Attorney’s...
  • »King Arrives in Cyprus for Trilateral Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Summit

    Tue 16 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    NICOSIA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, Tuesday arrived in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia to participate in a trilateral summit along with Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.
    Upon arrival at the...
  • »Court Sentences Syrian Drug Dealer to 7.5 Years with Hard Labour

    Tue 16 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Court of State Security (SSC), Tuesday, handed a Syrian refugee a 7.5-year sentence in jail with hard labour and a fine of JOD5,000 for possessing 23,000 Captagon pills- an amphetamine-based drug- at his Zaatari refugee camp house....
Local News Monday
  • »Resistance to Reform and the Oddly Responders!

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Responders to my “Corruption Triangle” series of articles, on petty corruption among employees in some branches of government, particularly those handling monetary citizen transactions, claim that I have made generalisations.
    The most...
  • »Crown Prince Meets Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    ABU DHABI — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein on Monday met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahayan.
    During the meeting, held on the...
  • »Crown Prince attends World Future Energy Summit opening

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    ABU DHABI — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein on Monday attended the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme...
  • »Queen Commends Nashmi Centre for Youth Empowerment Volunteers for Outstanding Efforts

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah expressed her gratitude toward all Jordanian volunteers for "uplifting the nation with their passion," during a meeting on Monday with members of the Nashmi Center for Youth Empowerment.
    Speaking at...
  • »Narcotic Pills Manufacturing Facility Seized, 8 Arrested

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) officers raided a laboratory in an East Amman industrial facility, manufacturing illegal drug pills, and arrested eight people in an unprecedented case in Jordan, according to a statement by...
  • »King to Partake in Trilateral Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Summit

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II will take part on Tuesday in a trilateral summit held in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, along with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.
    The summit talks will touch...
  • »King Condoles Iraqi President over Victims of Terrorist Bombings in Baghdad

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Monday, sent a cable to the Iraqi President, Fuad Masum, condoling him over the victims of the twin terrorist attack that struck al Tayaran Square in central Baghdad, killing and injuring scores of...
  • »King Visits Northern Military Zone

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, on Monday visited the border guards brigade 2 at the Northern Military Zone.
    The King was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lit. Gen....
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