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Jordan declares Syria border 'military zone'

Jordan declares desert border regions with Syria and Iraq "military zones" following deadly suicide attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 12:13 AM

Jordan: king vows 'iron' response to border attack

Jordan's King Abdulllah vows to respond forcefully to suspected ISIS attack which killed six security forces personnel Tuesday.Imed Lamloum, 6/21/2016, 7:42 PM

17 bids for Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project

Project is aimed at saving the ever-shrinking Dead Sea - predicted to dry up altogether by 2050 - by diverting water from the Red Sea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 3:45 PM

Car bomb kills Jordan soldiers near Syria border

Authorities haven't identified suspects, though attack resembles previous ISIS bombings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 9:59 AM

Jordan arrests suspect in Palestinian camp attack

Jordanian security forces arrest a suspect in the attack on a security office in Baqaa, near Amman.Ben Ariel, 6/7/2016, 12:16 AM

Jordan: 5 killed in attack on Palestinian camp

Three Jordanian intelligence officers among five killed in attack by unknown terrorists near Amman.Ari Soffer, 6/6/2016, 1:30 PM

Arab media: New Jordanian PM is pro-Israel

Jordan’s new Prime Minister, Hani Mulki, described by Arab media as having "strong Israeli ties".Ben Ariel, 5/31/2016, 6:43 AM

Jordan's King dissolves parliament

Jordan's King Abdullah appoints veteran politician Hani Mulqi as caretaker prime minister, instructs him to organize new elections.Ben Ariel, 5/30/2016, 3:42 AM

Countries plotting to replace Abbas with archrival

UAE, Egypt and Jordan reportedly planning to have PA chairman be replaced by Mohammed Dahlan.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/28/2016, 1:00 AM

Rivlin celebrates Jordan as ‘proud partner’

President Rivlin marks Jordanian Independence Day by addressing reception hosted by Jordan's Ambassador to Israel.Shoshana Miskin, 5/26/2016, 10:46 PM

Jordan frees preacher who criticized Israel treaty

Jordan frees Islamist preacher who was imprisoned for "inciting hatred" against the regime.Ben Ariel, 5/18/2016, 6:46 AM

Israeli tourist falls to death in Jordan

Israeli man plummets from cliff in remote area outside of Petra, Jordanian rescuers recovered his body seven hours later.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 9:35 AM

Jordanian students discover the real Israel

'There's no connection between the way Israel is portrayed and how it really is'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 9:34 PM

Israel responds to Jordan's Temple Mount threats

Israeli officials reject claims Jewish visits to Temple Mount constitute attacks on Al-Aqsa Mosque.Nitsan Keidar, 4/25/2016, 6:05 PM

'Consequences’ for Temple Mount ‘violations’

Jordanian government calls for Israel to deny visits by ‘settlers’ during Passover holiday.Shoshana Miskin, 4/25/2016, 9:53 AM

Jordan cans Temple Mount camera project

Jordanian PM says Palestinian opposition turned security cameras into a 'source of conflict' - is a secret Islamist group responsible?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 8:36 PM

Jordan recalls its ambassador to Iran

Citing Iranian interference in the 'internal affairs of neighboring countries,' Amman pulls ambassador.Gil Ronen, 4/18/2016, 4:36 PM

Jordan Muslim Brotherhood raided 'by accident'

Jordanian security forces raid the headquarters of the local Muslim Brotherhood group, then say it was a mistake.Ben Ariel, 4/18/2016, 4:45 AM

Saudi Arabia, Jordan reject Iran's 'interference'

Saudi Arabia and Jordan say Iran’s interference in the region’s internal affairs ignites sectarian strife.Ben Ariel, 4/12/2016, 2:16 AM

Jordanian King to refurbish Jesus' Tomb

Divided among themselves and persecuted by Muslims, churches succeed in obtaining Islamic help.Hillel Fendel, 4/11/2016, 2:04 PM

Palestinians threaten Temple Mount cameras

Anonymous flyers on Mount threaten to break cameras posted in mosques; Jordan responds with promise not to monitor Muslim religious sites.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2016, 2:35 PM

PM reduced Israeli presence on Temple Mount

Netanyahu, Jordan's King Abdullah made an agreement in 2014 to reduce Jewish visitors to Judaism's holiest site.Yediya Ben-Or, 4/10/2016, 1:36 PM

Jordan to 'reveal Israeli Temple Mount violations'

Jordan to install Temple Mount cameras, but not in mosques. Footage will be broadcast to 'document Israeli aggressions.'Ari Yashar, 3/20/2016, 4:05 PM

Jordan bans sale of Petra land to ‘Israelis’

In forbidding sale and rent of real estate in the ancient city to ‘Israelis’, the Jordanians appear to mean ‘Jews’.Gil Ronen, 3/16/2016, 8:32 PM

Israeli rescued in Jordan

Injured Israeli tour guide trapped deep in Jordan desert rescued Saturday, returned to Israel for treatment.David Rosenberg, 3/12/2016, 7:28 PM

Jordanian diplomat caught smuggling into Israel

Jordan embassy member nabbed sneaking gold bars and smartphones through border, just 1 month after EU representative did same.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 6:05 PM

United States delivers Black Hawks to Jordan

United States delivers eight Black Hawk helicopters to Jordan as it fights the threat from ISIS.Ben Ariel, 3/4/2016, 5:44 AM

ISIS planned major assault on Jordan

Jordanian security forces thwart string of major attacks aimed at destabilizing the country, in hours-long gunbattle with jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2016, 1:17 PM

Temple Mount cameras won't include mosques

Temple Mount organizations warn Israel is backing down from its demands that Temple Mount security cameras document mosque incitement.Shimon Cohen, 2/29/2016, 5:14 AM

Jordan Brotherhood cuts ties with parent group

Jordan's branch of the Muslim Brotherhood formally cuts ties with the main branch based in Egypt.Ben Ariel, 2/16/2016, 4:43 AM

Ya'alon and Jordan's King Abdullah meet in Munich

Defense Minister meets Jordanian King, discusses regional developments and the peace process with the Palestinians.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/12/2016, 10:06 PM

Jordan won't extradite kosher restaurant attackers

French terror victims' group 'astounded' as Jordanian gov't uses technicality to allow terrorists behind 1982 attack to walk free.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 4:38 PM

60% of Jordanians have never heard of 'Al-Aqsa'

A new survey offsets a basic Islamic belief: Most Jordanian students do not know about the ‘Holy’ mosque in Jerusalem.Shoshana Miskin, 2/1/2016, 2:47 PM

Rare Jordanian census hides Palestinian majority

Authorities claim only 6% of population is Palestinian Arab, despite studies showing figure at 60%-80%, amid fears of 'Palestine' in Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2016, 5:24 PM

Jordan examines ‘Israeli violations’

Local media reports Arab nations authorized Jordanians to investigate 'violations' to file claim with the Criminal Court in The Hague.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2016, 10:29 PM

Jordanian arrested for defiling Israeli flag

Shop owner charged with disrupting relations with friendly country after painting Israeli flag outside store for customers to stamp on.Cynthia Blank, 12/30/2015, 3:53 PM

Israel seeking to change new Jordan visa policy

Jordan is tightening restrictions on entering the country via land crossings from Israel.Yaakov Levi, 12/13/2015, 10:35 PM

Govt. demands explanations from Jordan on ban

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely steps in amid ongoing refusal of Jordan to allow religious Jews into the country.Yaakov Levi, 12/10/2015, 10:35 PM

Jordanian jailed for criticizing Israel peace deal

Islamist preacher Eyad Qunaibi sentenced to two years in prison for promoting “anti-state propaganda.”Yaakov Levi, 12/7/2015, 8:46 PM

Jordan calls for bids for Red Sea-Dead Sea canal

Amman to launch ambitious project to save rapidly-shrinking Dead Sea, provide much-needed water resources to Jordan, Israel and PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2015, 3:59 PM

Jordan: Only we can access Temple Mount cameras

Minister Ariel demands Netanyahu cancel move, after Abdullah says only Jordan can view footage, will choose what to share with Israel.Shimon Cohen, 11/17/2015, 10:42 PM

Likud MK: Jordan, Israel can fight ISIS together

The best way to fight ISIS is for Israel to ally with other countries in the region, like Jordan, says Druze MK Kara.Yaakov Levi, 11/17/2015, 9:08 PM

Jordan: Teacher fired for teaching Hebrew

Petra University teacher sacked for noting learning Hebrew was a way for his students to understand Israeli culture.Tova Dvorin, 11/16/2015, 10:22 PM

Jordanian police officer shoots dead two Americans

Police officer embarked on shooting spree at training center in Muaqar near Amman; other officers shoot him dead.Ari Soffer, 11/9/2015, 3:25 PM

Protesters in Jordan: Sever ties with Israel

Protesters in Jordan, supported by the radical Islamic Movement, call on the government to cut ties with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 11/8/2015, 1:47 AM

Jordanian cleric: Jihad against Jews is a duty

Jordanian sheikh who issued a fatwa against killing Jews now says it is a Muslim duty to kill Jews - but the Muslims are not yet ready.Elad Benari, 11/5/2015, 6:44 AM

Jordan: Sheikh issues fatwah against killing Jews

Well-known Salafi sheikh notes Jews, including soldiers, 'do not attack anyone who does not attack them.'Ari Yashar, 11/2/2015, 4:07 PM

EU gives €28 million to Syrian refugees in Jordan

European Union gives extra money to Jordan to help it provide for 80,000 Syrian refugees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2015, 5:44 PM

Jordan’s delicate but pivotal role on the Temple Mount

Palestinian Arabs have no religious right to govern any holy site in Jerusalem - and the Temple Mount in particular. Barry Shaw, 10/28/2015, 4:00 PM

Jordan wants Temple Mount footage to be streamed

Jordanian official says security cameras on Temple Mount should be installed within days and the footage streamed live online.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2015, 6:14 AM

Jordan's king welcomes 'status quo' announcement

Jordan’s King Abdullah II says Netanyahu statement on Temple Mount will help end violence.Ben Ariel, 10/26/2015, 5:45 AM

Bedouins demand Jordan declare war on Israel

Bedouin leaders publish letter calling on Jordan to create new military brigades to attack and conquer Jerusalem.Dalit Halevy, 10/24/2015, 7:55 PM

Cleric to Jordan: Annul peace treaty with Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah calls on Jordan to announce that Muslims have sole ownership of the Temple Mount, even at the expense of peace.Dalit Halevi, 10/23/2015, 6:44 AM

Mass Jordan Protests: 'Stab the Son of the Jewess'

Thousands - 5,000 in Amman alone - take to the streets in pro-terror rallies, demanding end to peace treaty with Israel.Dalit Halevy, 10/17/2015, 11:52 PM

Jordan Bans Religious Jews' Tefillin at the Border

A Jordanian security official last week forbade a group of religious Israeli tourists to bring in tefillin, because it might 'endanger' themMoshe Cohen, 10/11/2015, 7:19 PM

Jordan's Parliament Accuses Israel of 'Terrorism'

Jordan's parliament says Israel is terrorizing the Palestinian people after incident in which Gazans tried to breach the border fence.Elad Benari, 10/11/2015, 5:49 AM

Netanyahu Bans Jewish MKs from Temple Mount

Move a bid to calm tensions with Jordan - but Arab MKs who incite violence will still be allowed up.Ari Soffer, 10/8/2015, 12:00 AM