Jordanian king vows 'iron fist' response to Syria 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 Jordanian 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 attack on 'Palestinian refugee' camp

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

Jordanian security agents 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

Report: Arab 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 Israel’s ‘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 peace treaty with Israel

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

Jordan warns Israel: ‘Consequences’ of 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

Offices of Jordanian 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 and 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 in Jerusalem

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

Palestinians threaten to smash 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

Did Netanyahu sign away remaining Jewish rights 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 about to 'reveal Israeli violations on Temple Mount'

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 Hawk helicopters 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 Muslim 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 Paris kosher restaurant attack suspects

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 Jordanian students 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

First Jordanian census in 11 years 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’ on Temple Mount

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 policy on visas

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 of religious Jews

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 Islamist 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 canal to save shrinking Dead Sea

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 'to know Israel'

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 kills two Americans and a South African

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 clarifies: 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

Watch: Jordanian 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 Euro 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 on the internet

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 announcement on Temple Mount 'status quo'

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

Bedouin Leaders to Jordanian King: 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

Radical cleric to Jordan: Annul the 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 Temple Mount Visits - For Jewish MKs Only

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

Jordan Jails Veterinary Surgeon for Israeli Embassy Bomb Plot

Terrorist's car bomb exploded prematurely in his garage, exposing his deadly plot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/5/2015, 7:33 PM