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

Report: Jordan won't name new ambassador to Iran

Jordan does not plan on naming a new ambassador to Iran, says high-ranking Jordanian source.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/16/2018, 12:30 AM

ANALYSIS: Winds of war as Iran axis prepares for Golan offensive

A major battle against the rebels along the Israeli and Jordanian border seems unavoidable.Yochanan Visser, 6/14/2018, 9:19 PM

Jordan's new PM cancels controversial tax bill

Protests in Jordan quiet down after new prime minister Omar al-Razzaz announces that a controversial income tax bill will be withdrawn.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2018, 3:06 AM

Jordan's King: We must address the challenges in a new way

Hours after dismissing his Prime Minister, Jordan’s King Abdullah II discusses the crisis in the kingdom.Elad Benari, 6/5/2018, 4:04 AM

Jordanian PM to resign amid protests

King Abdullah expected to ask Prime Minister Hani Mulki to resign following protests over economic policies.Elad Benari, 6/4/2018, 3:04 AM

ANALYSIS: Will Middle East turmoil finally reach Jordan?

Is Jordan about to become a victim of the misnamed "Arab Spring?"Yochanan Visser, 6/3/2018, 10:02 PM

Watch: Twenty-two wounded Gazans transferred to Jordan

Siege on Gaza? Wounded Gazans cross into Israel, then leave via Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 11:13 AM

Is Jordan about to fall apart?

Is Jordan the next destination for the "Arab Spring?" Demonstrations against the king have reached new levels.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/14/2018, 10:00 PM

The ruling that infuriated the Jordanians

Jordanian government files complaint with Israel over court decision that Jewish teenage girls have right to pray near Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2018, 9:20 PM

Egypt and Jordan blast Israel over Gaza deaths

Egypt and Jordan accuse Israel of excessive force following deaths of Gazans who clashed with IDF soldiers near border.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/31/2018, 12:30 AM

Jordanian court jails 4 Arabs for terror against Israel

Jordanian court jails 4 Palestinian Authority Arabs for terrorism, arms offenses against Israel.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2018, 10:44 PM

Two Jordanians jailed for planning attacks for ISIS

Two Jordanians sentenced to 10 years with hard labor for planning attacks on the Amman embassies of Russia, Iran and Israel.Elad Benari, 3/22/2018, 4:05 AM

Dead Sea's revival with Red Sea canal edges closer to reality

Jordan, Israel, may finally begin project to save Dead Sea from drying up.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 10:35 PM

ISIS attack on Israeli businessmen in Jordan thwarted

Jordanian newspaper reports that ISIS cells planned to attack Israeli businessmen visiting Jordan, American embassy in Amman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 9:08 AM

New Israeli ambassador to Jordan

Senior Foreign Ministry official Amir Weissbrod to replace Ambassador Einat Schlein as aftermath of Israeli embassy incident.Mordechai Sones, 2/8/2018, 11:30 AM

'United States must play a role in Israel-PA peace'

King Abdullah II of Jordan criticizes Trump's Jerusalem declaration, but stresses U.S. is essential to any hope of Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 2/5/2018, 6:15 AM

Israel reopening Jordan embassy - gradually

Foreign Ministry announces 'gradual reopening' of embassy in Amman 6 months after security guard stabbed, sparking deadly shooting incident.David Rosenberg, 1/30/2018, 12:16 PM

Jordan demands: World must protect Arab rights in Jerusalem

'International community has obligation to protect Palestinian rights in Jerusalem and fund UNRWA', says Jordan's King Abdullah.David Rosenberg, 1/29/2018, 7:31 PM

Arab leaders: Negotiations possible, 'despite J'lem declaration'

Jordanian, Saudi leaders express 'optimism' at renewal of peace negotiations. 'Negotiations depend on the goodwill of the sides.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2018, 10:32 PM

TSA orders Middle East countries to inspect air cargo

TSA orders airports in Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE to carefully inspect U.S.-bound air cargo.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2018, 5:13 AM

Jordan: Eastern J'lem must be capital of Palestinian state

Jordanian King expresses 'concern' to VP Pence over Trump's J'lem declaration, warns it could lead to regional 'radicalization.'Tal Polon, 1/21/2018, 2:57 PM

Israel pays Jordan $5 million

Israel compensates families of Jordanians shot by Israeli security guard. One of those killed attacked the guard for nationalistic reasons.Orly Harari, 1/20/2018, 7:08 PM

Israel apologizes to Jordan over Amman shooting incident

Gov't spokesman in Amman says Israel ready to take legal measures against guard, offered compensation for families of 2 Jordanians killed.Mordechai Sones, 1/18/2018, 9:38 PM

Abbas has opened the door to Israel-Jordan negotiations

Jordan should replace the intransigent PLO as Israel's negotiating partner and end the conflict. David Singer, 1/17/2018, 5:12 AM

Arab League to seek recognition of 'Palestine'

Arab League will seek international recognition of a Palestinian state with eastern Jerusalem as its capital, Jordan announces.Elad Benari, 1/7/2018, 3:55 AM

Egyptian officer: Ramallah can be Palestinian state's capital

NY Times reports Egyptian intelligence officer encouraged talk shows to support US Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 1/6/2018, 7:46 PM

Bannon: Let Jordan have Judea and Samaria

Excerpts from explosive new book claim Breitbart editor, ex-Trump chief strategist said Mideast plan included surrender of land to Jordan.David Rosenberg, 1/4/2018, 5:30 PM

Jordan: Israel denying the region peace

Jordan’s Foreign Minister criticizes Israel following approval of “United Jerusalem Bill” and Likud Central Committee vote on sovereignty.Elad Benari, 1/3/2018, 12:06 AM

Watch: Jordan's King Abdullah unleashed

Jordanian army released video showing King Abdullah taking part in training exercise with infantry troops.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 2:40 PM

Japan won't move embassy to Jerusalem

In meeting with Jordanian counterpart, Japan's Foreign Minister says his country won't follow in U.S. footsteps.Elad Benari, 12/27/2017, 1:08 AM