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

Jordanian MP's Son Joins ISIS, Carries Out Suicide Attack

Jordanian parliament member says his son joined ISIS and carried out a suicide attack in Iraq.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/4/2015, 7:40 PM

Hotovely Confronts Jordanian Foreign Minister at UN

Deputy FM cuts off Jordanian as he says 'IDF soldiers defile Al-Aqsa with their feet,' compares his 'warping of history' to Arafat's.Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2015, 8:44 PM

Israel: Jordan a 'Major Contributor' to Temple Mount 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

Jordan: 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 Israeli 'Provocations'

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 to Press Israel

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 Border 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

US Giving Jordan Over a Billion Dollars in Military 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: 'Strained' US to Remove Patriot Battery 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

Israel 'Flips' Fresh Kinneret Water for Desalinated Jordan Water

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 Jordanian Bullet to the 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, Anti-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 Condemns Temple Mount Violence - But Blames Jews

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 Custody 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 by Civilized World

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 Tennessee 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 Claim 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 Arrests Iranian Agent Plotting Major 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 Due to Financial Burden

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

Nervous of ISIS Invasion, 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

President Celebrates '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 and Palestine are 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 Accusations of 'Training 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