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Israel: Jordan a 'Major Contributor' to Tension

Israel on Monday accused Jordan of exacerbating tensions on the Temple Mount, with inciteful statements and actions.Yaakov Levi, 9/21/2015, 9:41 PM

'Temple Mount A Place of Worship for Muslims'

Jordanian King Abdullah II threatens 'explosion' if Israel continues to defend Temple Mount, says he will broach the subject at UN.Tova Dvorin, 9/20/2015, 2:13 PM

Joint List MKs Tour Muslim World to Blast Israel

A Joint List delegation headed by Ahmed Tibi will meet with Jordan and Turkey's leaders about continued clashes on the Temple Mount.Cynthia Blank, 9/20/2015, 12:22 PM

Jordan Threatens to Recall Ambassador

Official threatens various actions if Israel doesn't submit to Arab backlash over Temple Mount law enforcement.Dalit Halevy, 9/18/2015, 7:47 AM

Jordan Blasts Israel for 'Attack' on Temple Mount

Jordan and Egypt condemn Jewish state for 'provocations' and 'escalation' in their defense against Arab rioters on Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2015, 2:12 PM

Construction on Israel-Jordan Fence Begins Sunday

The 30 kilometer fence on Israel's border with Jordan will attempt to block infiltrators from the east.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2015, 8:16 AM

Jordan to Get Over a Billion Dollars in Aid

The US is significantly increasing its military aid to Jordan, which will receive at least a billion dollars annually for the next 3 years.Yaakov Levi, 9/3/2015, 7:54 AM

Report: US to Remove Patriots from Jordan

A report over the weekend said that the United States was likely to remove its Patriot missile defense batteries from Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2015, 7:57 PM

Petitioners Demand Halt to Jordan 'Water Flip'

Hundreds of people in Israel have signed a petition against a transfer of some 50 million cubic meters of Kinneret water to Jordan.Yaakov Levi, 8/30/2015, 5:54 PM

Israeli Woman Miraculously Survives Bullet to Head

57-year-old feels 'strong blow' while with family at water park, only to discover she was shot from over the border.Ido Ben-Porat, 8/23/2015, 8:26 AM

Bedouins on Jordan Border Swear Loyalty to ISIS

Israeli security system on high alert after tribes join ISIS in exchange for money, with fears terror group may start Jordan conquest soon.Ari Yashar, 8/5/2015, 12:30 PM

Jordan Demands UN 'End Israeli Occupation'

Kingdom joins PA to demand UN Security Council 'defend Palestinian nation' after arson attack, in escalation of diplomatic war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/3/2015, 11:31 AM

Jordan Blames Israeli Government For Arson Attack

'Denying the rights of the Palestinian people' led to attack on Palestinian family, Amman bizarrely claims Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2015, 11:56 AM

Jordan Sentences 8 for Anti-US/Israel Terror Plot

Seven Jordanians and a Syrian plotted against American soldiers and the Israeli embassy in 2006.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 3:54 PM

Jordan Blames Jews for Temple Mount Violence

Jordanian minister says Jews who visit Judaism's holiest site to blame for Muslim riots, are 'harming the sanctity of Al Aqsa.'Uzi Baruch, 7/26/2015, 4:54 PM

Tennessee Shooter's Uncle Released from in Jordan

Uncle of the man who shot four Marines in Tennessee released a week after being detained by Jordan’s intelligence services.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2015, 4:13 AM

Uncle of Tennessee Shooter Arrested in Jordan

Jordan arrests an uncle of the man who killed four Marines and a sailor in Tennessee, says the uncle's lawyer.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2015, 4:15 AM

Carter: ISIS 'Barbarians' Will be Defeated

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visits colleagues of Jordanian pilot burned alive, addresses US troops stationed in Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2015, 8:27 PM

Israel's New Tourist Attraction: the Jewish Doctor

Ministers announce new legislation regulating the medical tourism industry, in which Israel hopes to become a global leader.Moshe Cohen, 7/19/2015, 6:28 PM

FBI to Investigate Shooter's Trip to Jordan

Counterterrorism investigators looking closely at a seven-month trip to Jordan in 2014 by Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/18/2015, 1:07 AM

Iran Rejects it is Linked to Jordan Terror Suspect

Iranian Revolutionary Guard rejects as "baseless" reports in Jordan that arrested terror suspect is linked to an Iranian group.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2015, 5:44 AM

House Approves Closer Military Ties with Jordan

House of Representatives approves legislation to ramp up military cooperation with Jordan, including arms sales.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2015, 3:43 AM

Jordan Foils Major Iranian Terror Attack

Suspect, a member of Revolutionary Guards elite Qods Force, was planning the worst terror attack in Jordan in a decade, officials say.Ari Soffer, 7/6/2015, 10:52 AM

Lion Cubs Moved from Gaza to Jordan

Two lion cubs taken from Gaza to Jordan through Israel after their maintenance becomes too great a financial burden on owner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2015, 3:44 AM

Jordan Planning Buffer Zone in Syria

As ISIS advances towards its borders, vowing to invade, Jordan reportedly planning for Syria ground op - but Obama admin afraid to commit.Ari Soffer, 6/30/2015, 6:29 PM

Israel Approves Security Fence on Jordan Border

Security Cabinet backs Netanyahu's proposal to build 30 km barrier from Eilat to planned Timna airport, as Jordan ties continue to flag.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 2:47 PM

France Urges Jordan to Extradite Paris Terrorist

French Foreign Minister asks Jordan to extradite terrorist who carried out attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2015, 4:16 AM

Extraditing Jordanian Murderer of Jews 'Difficult'

Jordan releases mastermind of lethal attack on Paris Jewish restaurant on bail, source reveals extradition unlikely to happen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2015, 5:56 PM

Jordan Fears Imminent ISIS Invasion

Jordan is preparing for invasions by Islamic terror groups by arming Bedouins in Syria and Iraq to prevent incursions, reports say.Yaakov Levi, 6/18/2015, 11:36 AM

Rivlin Lauds 'Beauty, Kindness and Mercy' of Islam

President Rivlin marks Jordanian Independence Day by speaking Arabic at Tel Aviv embassy, extolling 'rich world of Islam.'Ari Yashar, 6/17/2015, 8:10 AM

Abbas 'Jordan, Palestine One People in Two States'

Palestinian Authority leader makes statement likely to overjoy Israeli nationalists during meeting with Jordanian soccer head in Amman.Ari Soffer, 6/2/2015, 7:48 PM

Four Jordanians Jailed for ISIS Links

Jordan sentences four people to two years in jail each for having tried to join ISIS and for promoting the jihadists online.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2015, 2:12 AM

Muslim Incitement Boomerangs on the Temple Mount

Waqf incitement backfires badly after mob drives Jordan's head Islamic Judge out of Al Aqsa Mosque for not 'leading Islamic army.'Ari Soffer, 5/25/2015, 1:55 PM

Jordan Rejects Syrian Claims it Trains Terrorists

Accusation by Assad regime that Amman is supporting 'terrorist groups' including Nusra Front have 'no basis in reality,' says kingdom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2015, 4:32 PM

Syria Accuses Jordan of Training 'Terrorists'

Syria claims Jordan is training "terrorists" on its soil, urges the UN Security Council to take action.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2015, 12:13 AM

PA's Electricity Grid to be Connected to Jordan

Will the PA finally stop depending on Israel for electricity? PA official says Judea and Samaria's grid will be connected to Jordan.Elad Benari, 5/14/2015, 6:12 AM

Islamic, Western States in Joint Military Drill

10,000 troops take part in major military exercise, including special forces - half of them from the United States.Hillel Fendel, 5/6/2015, 1:40 PM

Jordan: Arabs Abandoned Us, Only Rely on Israel

Jordanian columnist expresses concern that country's weakness leads it to 'dangerous' situation of having to rely exclusively on Israel.Hillel Fendel, 4/27/2015, 1:36 PM

Jordan Jails 6 Men for Waving ISIS Flag

Court in Jordan orders six men jailed for waving the ISIS flag and singing jihadist slogans at a wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 2:43 AM

Jordan: Airport Near Eilat is Too Close to Aqaba

Jordan says planned Israeli airport in the Aravah region is too close to a Jordanian airport in the coastal city of Aqaba.Ben Ariel, 4/13/2015, 5:14 AM

Syrian Refugees are Changing the Face of Jordan

Refugees from Syria and Iraq are converging on Jordan, changing the country's demographics and how it relates to Palestinians.Gedalyah Reback, 3/30/2015, 10:46 AM

Jordan Challenged by Jewish Rights on Mount

Jordan is used to the status quo in Jerusalem, but it might have to overcome its own pride and soon accept Jewish demands for change.Gedalyah Reback, 3/30/2015, 2:42 AM

IDF Sources: ISIS Accumulating Support Near Aravah

Southern Command sources claim Islamic State is gaining support in southern Jordan, kilometers away from the border with Israel.Cynthia Blank, 3/29/2015, 12:53 PM

'Talmudic Dance' in Jordan Airport Sparks Furor

Jordanian parliament angrily debates and locals denounce 'pig Jews,' following Jewish dance circle in Amman airport.Ari Yashar, 3/25/2015, 6:19 PM

Jordan and Russia Sign Deal on Nuclear Plant

Russia to build Jordan's first nuclear power plant, with two 1,000-megawatt reactors in the country's north.Ben Ariel, 3/25/2015, 2:46 AM

King Abdullah Blames Stalled Peace Talks for ISIS

Israeli 'injustices' on 'Palestinian rights' is a 'rallying cry' says Abdullah, although ISIS in Israel primarily fighting Hamas and PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/10/2015, 4:19 PM

Jordan, Israel to Link Dead Sea with Red Sea

Deal signed in Amman to pump Red Sea into Dead Sea as part of efforts to boost Israel's water supply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 8:54 PM

Are Terrorists Infiltrating the Jordanian Border?

IDF caught off guard as two people breach border in Negev and disappear into car - what is blocking new fence to stop terrorist incursions?Ari Yashar, 2/23/2015, 10:17 AM

Fight Against ISIS Helps Israel-Jordan Relations

Common enemy? Israel-Jordan relationship reportedly improving as both sides struggle to battle radical Islamism, security source says.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2015, 8:18 PM

UAE Back on the Attack Against ISIS

After a brief hiatus following ISIS's burning a Jordanian pilot alive, UAE raids drop death on ISIS terrorists in comeback.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2015, 3:07 PM

Syria Won't Allow Foreign Ground Troops

Syria's Foreign Minister says his country will not allow foreign ground troops on its territory to fight ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2015, 4:16 AM

Bahrain to Join Fight Against ISIS

Jordan's royal palace said Monday that Bahrain is ready to join Jordan in its fight against terrorist organization Islamic State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 10:00 PM

Jordan Says ISIS is '20% Defeated'

In revenge for burning of pilot, Jordan strikes 56 air raids since last Thursday; Kerry says fifth of ISIS-held land taken back.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 7:27 AM

Airstrikes Continue as Fate of US Captive Unsure

ISIS claims aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller killed in coalition airstrike as her parents ask for info, but Jordan claims it's a 'sick trick.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2015, 8:06 PM

UAE Rejoins Coalition, Puts Fighter Jets to Jordan

After Jordanian pilot burned UAE pulled out, but now it appears to be redoubling efforts to smash ISIS terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2015, 6:36 PM

Jordan's Queen Joins Anti-ISIS March

Queen Rania joins marchers chanting 'we are all Maaz', in protest of burning alive of pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 3:34 PM

Jordan Fights the Enemy, and It's Not Israel

Has the Arab World found the real enemy after all? Jack Engelhard, 2/6/2015, 1:56 PM