Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Gov’t Out, Sources Speculate Razzaz to Be Appointed Prime Minister

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi and his Council of Ministers have submitted their resignations to His Majesty King Abdullah II today, Monday, and Dr Omar Razzaz, minister of education up now, was appointed by the King as...
  • »Senate Recommends “Rescinding Income Tax Bill or Expediting Extraordinary Parliament Session”

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 07:44 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Appointed Senates, presided by AP Feisal Fayez, delivered two recommendations to His Majesty King Abdullah II today, Sunday, on the current income tax bill crisis, urging the King either to rescind the income...
  • »Rally to the King!

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Everyone must rally to the King’s call.
    Be it the parliament, the government and the trade unions, indeed, a national dialogue on the income tax amendments bill must be launched, to arrive at an agreeable solution for all.
    The truth is, His...
  • »The Parody on Fourth Circle

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Beyond the repercussions and results of the ongoing “political crisis” in Jordan and everything relating to the price hikes and the income tax amendments, I think, there are far deeper aspects we must consider.
    These protests, in my...
  • »Senate President Meets with ACI on Income Tax Bill

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Senate President Faisal Fayez listened to views of the Amman Chamber of Industry on the draft law amending the Income Tax Law during a meeting with the president and members of Amman Chamber of Industry.
    Fayez said that the Senate is...
  • »University Demonstrations Mark 5th Day of Protests across Jordan

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Students at the universities of Jordan (JU) and Mutah carried out synchronised demonstrations today, Sunday, over the government’s proposed income tax bill and the price hikes which followed, in show of support for...
  • »Bar Association Call for Strike on Wednesday

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Bar Association called for a nation-wide lawyers strike on Wednesday to boycott all of the Kingdom’s courts in accordance to the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions’ decision, in protest...
  • »“It is unfair for citizens to carry burden of financial reform alone” Says King

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday affirmed that it is unfair for citizens to be left alone to carry the burden of financial reform, stressing that shortcomings in providing vital services such as education, healthcare, and...
  • »Jordanians across Country Take to Streets Protesting Tax Bill, Price Hikes

    Sat 2 June / Jun 2018. 01:22 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Thousands of Jordanians have taken to the streets since last Wednesday, to protest the income tax bill and the fuel and electricity price hikes, despite His Majesty King Abdullah’s directives to retract the hikes on...
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  • »King Receives Judicial Report for 2017

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday visited the Court of Cassation and the Judicial Council, where he received the annual report on the work of the judiciary during 2017 from the President of the Council, Mohammed Ghazu, and was...
  • »UNRWA Staffers Protest New Regulations, Hunger-Strikers on 5th Day

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Thousands of UNRWA staffers held a one-hour strike in front of the Agency’s headquarters in Amman today, Wednesday, as seven employees have been on a hunger strike for days, protesting the cuts entailed in the...
  • »King, Erdogan Discuss Stopping Violence in Gaza

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received a phone call from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday, Tuesday, over which the two leaders discussed the most recent developments in Palestine, the violence against...
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