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  • »Jordan Hosts Counter ISIS Finance Group Meeting

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan hosted on Sunday the 9th meeting of the Counter ISIS Finance Group with the aim of assessing accomplishments made in fighting the terrorist group, also known as Daesh in Arabic, in an effort to further integrate and enhance...
  • »Arab Bank Wins Ruling Toss Verdict over New York Terror Funding Case

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Jordanian Arab Bank Plc won a ruling to dismiss a jury verdict holding it responsible for financing a wave of violence that killed or wounded Americans in Israel in the early 2000s, according to Bloomberg.
    After the...
  • »Dozens of Bakeries Threaten Shutdown

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— More than 90 bakeries around Jordanian have threatened to close down and release hundreds of workers, due to the massive losses incurred due to the government’s recent decision to de-subsidise bread.
    Several bakery...
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  • »Jordan Applies for USD300m Japanese Loan

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed source uncovered to AlGhad that the government has applied for a USD300 million-loan from Japan to support the 2018 Budget.
    In 2016, the Japanese government provided Jordan with a USD250 million loan to...
  • »King Arrives in Abu Dhabi, Meets with UAE Vice President

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II has arrived in Abu Dhabi today, Wednesday, in an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet with Emirati Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoom,...
  • »Farmers Suspend Protest upon Reaching Deal with Gov’t

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers in protest over the past seven days in front of Parliament have decided to suspend their stand-in after representatives of the agricultural sector met with Deputy prime Minister Dr Mamdouh Abbadi today,...
  • »Dow Closes Down 1,175 Points in Volatile Trading

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 1,175 points Monday in an exceptionally volatile day for financial markets around the world, stirring concerns about the durability of the long-running stock gains.
    In the biggest global...
  • »QAIA Receives 7.9 Million Travellers in 2017

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s main airport, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), received some 7.9 million travellers in 2017, nearly 6.8 per cent more than it did in 2016, in addition to a 9.1 per cent increase in air shipping....
  • »Fare Hikes Effective as of Wednesday: 10% Hike on Public Transport Fares

    Tue 6 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) earlier this week decided to up public transport fares by 10 per cent as of Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, Executive Director of the Municipality Abdul Rahim Wureikat told AlGhad.
  • »Irbid Exports Stand at USD53m in January

    Mon 5 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID — Exports of the Irbid Governorate in January rose by 22 per cent standing at USD53 million compared to USD43.4 million in the same period of last year.
    Exports of Al Hassan Industrial Estate in the northern governorate valued around...
  • »Gov’t Hikes Transport Fares 10%, after Raising Power and Fuel Costs

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government announced a 10 per cent hike on public transport fares starting Wednesday, in light of the recent increase in fuel prices, Saturday evening.
    Meanwhile, the government had also hiked power costs for...
  • »Low-Cost Carrier Ryanair Begins First Flights to Jordan

    Sun 4 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Europe’s leading low-cost carrier Ryanair has introduced 14 new direct flight routes between Europe and Jordan, starting in March.
    The move was announced by the country’s tourism minister Lina Annab at the Jordan 2018...
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