Drone footage: Jordan River flows abundantly to Kinneret

Rains of recent days raise Kinneret level, but flow in streams reaching lake also increased. See aerial view of Jordan River.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 5:43 PM

Jordanian FM: Israel needs to withdraw from Golan Heights

Jordan’s Foreign Minister rejects Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, says area is “occupied Syrian territory”.Elad Benari, 1/9/2019, 6:05 AM

Jordanian union encouraging passersby to trample Israeli flags

Jordan's trade union places Israeli flags outside all of its offices for passerby to step on following earlier diplomatic incident.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 3:54 PM

Jordan reaffirms commitment to peace with Israel

Jordan reaffirms its commitment to the peace treaty with Israel after Jordanian minister pictured stepping on an image of the Israeli flag.Elad Benari, 12/31/2018, 4:15 AM

Jordanian minister tramples on Israeli flag

Foreign Ministry lodges protest after Jordanian Information Minister tramples on an Israeli flag.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 9:38 PM

Jordanian videotaped his will and set out to kill Jews

Indictment details how Jordanian citizen planned on murdering Jews before embarking on a terror rampage in Eilat.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2018, 11:21 AM

Jordan condemns Israeli plans to normalize communities

Jordan’s Foreign Minister blasts Israel's announcement that it will build new housing units and normalize communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/18/2018, 6:13 AM

Jordan: Australia's Jerusalem recognition breaches int'l law

Jordan condemns Australia’s decision to recognize western Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 12/16/2018, 6:38 AM

Terrorism suspected in Eilat attack

Attack by Jordanian national in southern Israeli port city appears to have been nationalistically motivated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2018, 2:34 PM

Jordanian attacks two in southern Israeli city of Eilat

Two injured after being attacked by Jordanian man armed with hammer.Kobi Finkler, 11/30/2018, 10:18 AM

Amid tensions, Jordan asks Israel for more water

Jordan asks Israel for increase in water allocation due to severe drought in the kingdom.Elad Benari, 11/21/2018, 5:06 AM

Jordan: 10 people sent to prison in connection with ISIS attack

Jordanian court sentences 10 people to prison in connection with 2016 attack claimed by ISIS.Ben Ariel, 11/14/2018, 5:37 AM

12 killed in flooding in Jordan

12 killed in flash floods in Jordan, two weeks after 21 people were killed in a similar incident near the Dead Sea.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2018, 3:23 AM

Jordanian, Egyptian ambassadors present credentials

President Rivlin accepts diplomatic credentials from new ambassadors.Elad Benari, 11/9/2018, 5:05 AM

Jordan receives Israeli request to negotiate on land leases

Jordan says Israel asked for consultations on the leasing of Tzofar and Naharayim, which Jordan wants to end.Elad Benari, 11/5/2018, 1:07 AM

'You don't care who you're rescuing or where'

Elite 669 Search and Rescue unit operatives describe Thursday's rescue mission in Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 4:49 PM

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Following drowning, Jordan's King Abdullah says 'the pain of every mother and father is my pain'.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 4:15 PM

Jordan says it is still committed to peace treaty

Jordanian Foreign Minister says kingdom is committed to peace treaty with Israel despite ending lease of lands in Naharayim and Tzofar.Elad Benari, 10/26/2018, 12:05 AM

IDF helps rescue Jordanian children trapped by flood

Israeli Air Force assisting in rescue of children trapped in Jordanian bus by flood waters after request by Jordanian government.Gary Willig, 10/25/2018, 8:15 PM

Peace with Jordan – stop panicking

Since the publication of the King’s decision not to renew leases renting Jordanian property to Israel, utter hysteria has overcome the Israeli media and the voices of both broadcasters and those they interview are laced with panic.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 10/24/2018, 3:16 PM

'Israel needs to punish Jordan for nixing agreement'

Ze'ev Jabotinsky, grandson to Revisionist movement founder, says Israel must respond decisively to King Abdullah's plans.Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2018, 10:54 AM

"Jordan’s own interest to continue adhering to the peace treaty”

Oded Eran analyzes the new tension and expects that it will not have a significant impact on the relations between the two countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2018, 9:13 PM

'We will not accept the Jordanian declaration'

Deputy Foreign Minister says Israel not giving up on maintaining land lease from peace treaty after Jordan refuses to renew lease.Shimon Cohen, 10/23/2018, 8:48 PM

'Send Waqf back to Jordan'

MK Yehuda Glick says Israel should respond to Jordan cancelling part of peace treaty by kicking Wafq out of Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 10/23/2018, 6:55 PM

Netanyahu vows to renegotiate deal with Jordan

After Jordan's King Abdullah announces nullification of land lease to Israel, Netanyahu vows to negotiation their restoration.David Rosenberg, 10/21/2018, 5:13 PM

Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with Israel

King of Jordan cancels part of agreement which leases land in Arava and Naharayim to Jewish farmers.Nitsan Keidar, 10/21/2018, 2:49 PM

Jordan Times supports Trump, isolating Abbas and Palestinian Authority

Retired Jordanian diplomat has written a column extolling Trump in a Jordanian newspaper. He did not do this without approval. David Singer, 10/21/2018, 12:33 AM

Ron Lauder acting as Trump's envoy to Jordan

US President sends World Jewish Congress head to Jordan to ask Jordanian, PA officials to convince Abbas to negotiate with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2018, 8:44 PM

Jordanian enclave, not confederation, in Judea and Samaria

This could be the best 'two-state solution' for Trump. David Singer, 10/10/2018, 7:14 PM

Jordan receives financial aid package from Gulf allies

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait provide Jordan with $1 billion in financial aid to help ease economic crisis.Ben Ariel, 10/5/2018, 4:36 AM

Jordan seeks urgent UNRWA funding

Jordan's King Abdullah II calls at UN for international community to save UNRWA after US cuts funding.AFP, 9/26/2018, 3:58 AM

Israeli woman dies of heat stroke while hiking in Jordan

30-year-old woman dies of heat stroke while hiking near Petra. Her companions tried to treat her, but without success.Orli Harari, 9/13/2018, 10:19 AM

Jordan: ISIS member sentenced to hard labor

Jordanian court sentences alleged member of Islamic State to 20 years of hard labor for 2016 attack on security forces.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2018, 6:46 AM

Jordan: Palestinian-Jordanian confederation a 'red line'

Jordanian king blasts US proposal of 'confederation' with PA. 'Every year we hear about a confederation. I ask: confederation with whom?'AFP, 9/5/2018, 10:53 PM

PA: 'Palestine' first, then 'confederation'

Abbas spokesman says idea of confederation will be examined only after the implementation of the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 9/3/2018, 4:12 AM

Jordan rules out Palestinian-Jordanian 'confederation'

Jordan rejects idea of a “confederation” between the PA and the Hashemite Kingdom, says Jordan's position is based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 9/3/2018, 2:12 AM

Deal of the century will be realistic, fair, implementable

Jordan says union with PA 'not on the table', as US envoy declines to comment on reports Trump admin. proposed Mideast confederation.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2018, 10:43 PM

Trump offered Palestinian-Jordanian 'confederation'

PA chief US team preparing Mideast peace plan offered him 'confederation' between PA-Jordan. 'Only if Israel included', Abbas replied.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 3:19 PM

Jordan: Stopping funding for UNRWA fuels radicalism

Jordan's Foreign Minister regrets U.S. decision to halt funding to UNRWA, says it harms prospects for Middle East peace.Elad Benari, 9/2/2018, 5:30 AM

Jordan to host fundraiser for UNRWA

Jordan will host a fundraiser at the UN headquarters in New York to keep UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” afloat.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2018, 5:46 AM

Without a deal, Israel will end up with 'Mohammad' as PM

President Trump reportedly told King of Jordan that Israel will end up with Arab PM if no peace deal can be reached with PA.David Rosenberg, 8/19/2018, 9:33 PM

Former Jordanian minister proposes 'peace deal'

Former Jordanian minister Salah Jarrar says Jews who arrived after 1917 should leave Israel, US and Britain compensate Arabs for 'damage.'Shimon Cohen, 8/16/2018, 10:22 AM

Busted Jordanian terror cell was made up of ISIS supporters

Jordan says terrorist cell targeted in weekend raid was made up of supporters of ISIS.Elad Benari, 8/14/2018, 4:46 AM

Jordanian security forces killed during raid on terror cell

Three members of Jordan's security forces killed in a shootout during a raid on a terrorist cell.Elad Benari, 8/12/2018, 5:54 AM

Tragedy during a trip to the north

Ahiya Araki of Moshav Bnei Re'em drowns in the Jordan River and later dies in hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 12:37 AM

Jordan angry after Israel police respond to Al-Aqsa riots

Jordan blasts Israeli "provocations" after police close gates to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound when worshipers clash with officers.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/27/2018, 10:38 PM

State Department praises rescue of Syrian White Helmets

United States praises Israel and Jordan for facilitating the evacuations of hundreds of White Helmet rescuers from Syria.Elad Benari, 7/23/2018, 5:36 AM

Watch: Israel rescues Syrian 'White Helmets'

'They were afraid, but when they reached Israel, they were crying from joy,' says IDF officer who oversaw rescue of Syrian civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 7:43 PM

Jordan condemns Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

Jordan issues official condemnation against mass Jewish visit to Jerusalem holy site.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2018, 6:39 PM

Jordanian FM: 'Nationality Law' a violation of human rights

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi says Israeli Nationality Law consolidates discrimination.Elad Benari, 7/20/2018, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu bars Jewish Home minister from visiting Temple Mount

PM bans Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel from ascending Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av at request of Jordanian government.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2018, 6:51 PM

'Earthquakes are an attempt to destroy Al-Aqsa mosque'

Jordanian journalist claims Israel created recent earthquakes in order to destroy mosque, church.Shimon Cohen, 7/18/2018, 9:00 AM

Instability in Jordan: The impact on Trump’s “Ultimate Deal”

INTO THE FRAY: Who controls Jordan  is a matter of critical importance—especially in light of the grim experience of the “Arab Spring”.Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/6/2018, 8:01 AM

Jordan's King to meet Trump

Jordan's King Abdullah II sets off for the United States, will discuss Israel-PA peace with Trump.Elad Benari, 6/22/2018, 2:36 AM

Israel scraps Temple Mount police station

Following PM's meeting with Jordanian king, Israel scraps police station guarding archaeological site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2018, 1:02 PM

Kushner, Trump envoy meet with Jordan king

Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner meet King Abdullah II in Amman day after king meets with PM Netanyahu.AFP, 6/19/2018, 6:12 PM

PM Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah

Israeli, Jordanian leaders meet in Amman, discuss economic ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 9:12 PM