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King of Jordan: Jews taking over Al Aqsa mosque

After 400 Jews visited their holiest site yesterday and were targeted by violent Muslim mob, King Abdullah plays the aggrieved party.Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2016, 11:26 AM

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

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

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

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

Obama: It's important to give hope to Israelis and Palestinians

President Obama, meeting Jordan's King, calls for a solution to the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 5:47 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: 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

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

Kerry claims Netanyahu agreed to Waqf demands on Temple Mount

John Kerry says Israel will allow Muslim authorities to install cameras on Temple Mount, and will ensure Jews can't pray.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2015, 7:01 PM

Canadian Jewish Group Meets with Jordan's King Abdullah

Amman encouraged main Jewish caucus CIJA to advocate for a Palestinian state; Syrian refugee program with Canada in the works.Dalit Halevi, 9/25/2015, 3:22 PM

Report: Jordan's King Refusing to Answer Netanyahu's Calls

As Temple Mount tensions continue, Jordan refuses to speak to Israel, instead threatening to dissolve 1994 peace treaty.Cynthia Blank, 9/24/2015, 9:57 AM

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

Abdullah Warns Israel over Temple Mount

'Any more provocations in Jerusalem will affect the relationship between Jordan and Israel,' says king, 'Jordan will have to take action.'Gil Ronen, 9/16/2015, 8:56 AM

Kerry and Abbas to Meet in Egypt

Secretary of State to meet PA chairman and Jordan's King to discuss the PA's economic crisis.Elad Benari, 3/13/2015, 3:44 AM

Jordan's 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

Netanyahu Calls Jordan's Abdullah After Ambassador Returned

Netanyahu sends condolences over pilot burned to death by ISIS and notes 'importance' of envoy returning to Israel after Temple Mount rift.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/5/2015, 8:52 PM

Reports: Jordan In, UAE Out of anti-ISIS Coalition

Jordan is likely to join the US-led coalition fighting ISIS, a source told Arab media Thursday.Yaakov Levi, 2/5/2015, 10:11 AM

Liberman Praises Jordanian King for Executing ISIS Terrorists

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Wednesday praised Jordan's King Abdullah for executing two terrorists in 'revenge' against ISIS.Yaakov Levi, 2/4/2015, 4:03 PM

Jordan's King Slams 'Cowardly' ISIS After Pilot Executed

Jordan's King Abdullah says ISIS is a "criminal, stray gang that has nothing to do with our true religion".Ben Ariel, 2/4/2015, 12:14 AM

Saudi Paper Claims Women's Rights 'Reform' under Dead King

New King Salman to continue Abdullah's 'gradual reform,' claims monarchy paper - despite having among the worst records in Middle East.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 1/30/2015, 12:26 PM

Obama and Jordan's King 'Concerned' Over Israel-PA Tensions

President Obama meets King Abdullah II, says they are both “concerned” about the tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/5/2014, 9:53 PM

Losing Legitimacy, Jordan Champions 'Al Aqsa'

Experts say Jordanian King Abdullah's sudden passion for the Temple Mount has more to do with his country's internal politics than religion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2014, 9:58 AM

Kerry Visits Jordan Amid Mounting Regional Tensions

US Secretary of State to meet with King Abdullah to discuss Jerusalem and regional issues. Meeting follows new Turkish criticism of Israel.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2014, 7:56 AM

Jordan Withdraws from 20 Year Anniversary of Israel Peace Accord

Citing Temple Mount tensions, Jordan's king orders officials not to attend 20th anniversary ceremony for peace treaty in Jordan Valley.Cynthia Blank, 11/9/2014, 1:41 PM

Netanyahu Promises Abdullah: No Jewish Prayer on Temple Mount

After Jordan pulls ambassador, Netanyahu calls Jordan's king and vows to keep discriminatory 'status quo' on Temple Mount.Ari Yashar, 11/6/2014, 5:45 PM

Netanyahu Holds Secret Meeting with Abdullah over Temple Mount

Kuwaiti paper says PM met Jordanian king and told him he may block Jews from entering Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2014, 9:39 AM

Jordan's King Vows to Fight Any Change to Jerusalem 'Status Quo'

King Abdullah vows to 'confront' Israel over any attempts to increase Jewish prayer rights at holy sites as Temple Mount storm continues.Ari Soffer, 11/2/2014, 3:57 PM

Jordan Pressing Israel not to Allow Jewish Temple Mount Prayer

Jordanian ambassador to 'Palestine' reveals diplomatic war against new prayer bill, and vast financial network to Arabize Jerusalem.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/21/2014, 9:25 PM

Jordan Blames Israel for Deaths in Gaza Operation

King Abdullah II condemns Israel for 'aggression' in self-defense operation, calls for implementation of two-state solution.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2014, 12:32 PM

Jordan's King: Iraq Crisis Could Affect the Entire Region

Jordan’s King Abdullah II meets American delegation, warns of effects of Iraq crisis.Elad Benari, 6/30/2014, 4:15 AM

Jordan Jittery as Islamists Advance in Iraq

Jordanian security forces request US help as ISIS threatens to 'slaughter' King Abdullah, conquer Jordan.Ari Yashar, 6/12/2014, 8:52 PM

Opposition Leader, Jordanian King Meet Over Peace Talks

Latest last-minute bid to save failing talks between Israel, PA includes visit by Labor head to Amman.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2014, 4:53 PM

Iran Calls Obama 'Two-Faced' On Saudi Rights

Tehran slams Obama's 'hypocrisy' for not raising Saudi human rights breaches during visit last week, accuses US and Israel of 'terror.'Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 3/31/2014, 8:22 AM

Jordan's King: Jordan is Palestine? That's an Illusion

Jordan’s King Abdullah II hit outs at "Israeli extremists" who say that a Palestinian state already exists in Jordan.Elad Benari, 3/23/2014, 4:12 AM

Israel 'Regrets' Allenby Bridge Incident

Shimon Peres expresses 'regret', 'condolences' over killing of Jordanian terrorist.Tova Dvorin, 3/17/2014, 6:51 PM

Jordan's King Visits Family of Killed 'Martyr' Judge

King Abdullah II visits the family of the judge who was shot by Israeli troops. Palace describes the judge as a "martyr".Elad Benari, 3/17/2014, 4:43 AM

Kerry Makes Surprise Visit to Jordan to Discuss Talks

US Secretary of State to meet with King Abdullah II in Aqaba Friday as part of ongoing peace talks between Israel and PA.Tova Dvorin, 3/7/2014, 2:15 PM

King Abdullah: Jordan is Jordan, and Palestine is Palestine

Jordan’s King Abdullah II rejects the notion that his country is an "alternative homeland" for Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 2/24/2014, 3:13 AM

Obama Pledges More Aid to Jordan

Obama pledges to provide Jordan with more aid as it copes with a flood of Syrian refugees.Elad Benari, 2/16/2014, 5:15 AM

Jordanian Islamists Rally Against Israel-PA Peace

Hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood supporters protest in Jordan against Kerry's framework, burn Israeli flags.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/14/2014, 11:00 PM

Tensions In Jordan: Deal Must 'Return Palestinians'

King Abdullah II visits Obama, as his tenuous hold over Jordan leads to warnings he must push 'Palestinians' out or lose the monarchy.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 1:24 PM

John Kerry to Present Framework Deal at End of January

Outline for potential deal to be announced in Jordan; US to push meeting between PA, Israel under Jordanian supervision.Tova Dvorin, 1/18/2014, 9:02 PM

United States Welcomes Netanyahu-Abdullah Meeting

State Department spokeswoman says U.S. was aware in advance of PM Netanyahu's trip to Jordan.Elad Benari, 1/17/2014, 6:40 AM

Netanyahu in Surprise Visit to Jordan

Prime Minister heads to Jordan for surprise talks over Israel-PA negotiations.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 2:50 PM

Abbas Visits Jordan, Collaborates Over Kerry Plan

Palestinian Authority Chairman, Jordanian king meet to discuss Kerry's plans for the region.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2014, 6:06 PM

Kerry: Israel-PA Deal Will be 'Fair and Balanced'

US Secretary of State continues Middle East tour, pushing PA-Israel peace deal to Israel's neighbors.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2014, 11:39 AM

Putin Called Saudi King, Next US Ally Lost?

Russian President Putin calls Saudi King Abdullah, talk hints Saudi Arabia like Egypt abandoning US for Russia.Ari Yashar, 11/13/2013, 12:42 AM

Kerry Visits Riyadh, Tries to Patch Souring Relations

US Secretary of State travels to Saudi Arabia in bid to smooth tensions over US Mid-East policyAri Yashar, 10/31/2013, 8:19 PM

Jordanian King: Violence will Destroy Muslim World

Jordan’s King Abdullah issues dire warning about growing ethnic, sectarian violence.Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2013, 6:05 PM

Jordan's King: We Can Defend Ourselves from Syria

Jordan’s King Abdullah II vows to protect his country from the civil war in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/17/2013, 3:14 AM

King Abdullah: Ties with Netanyahu Have Improved

Jordan’s King says his relationship with PM Netanyahu has improved, but expresses pessimism over the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 3/20/2013, 6:42 AM

Jordan's King Reappoints Prime Minister

King Abdullah II of Jordan reappointed Abdullah Nsur as premier after talks between his chief of staff and parliamentarians., 3/10/2013, 6:29 AM

Report: Netanyahu Met Jordan's King to Discuss Peace

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah II met in Jordan last week to discuss, an anonymous diplomatic source says., 3/3/2013, 2:51 AM

Hamas Denies Discussing Two-State Solution, End to Conflict

Hamas has denied a report the terrorist organization has expressed support for a two-state solution to end the Arab- Israeli conflict. Chana Ya'ar, 1/31/2013, 11:03 AM

Mashaal Meets Jordan's King to Discuss Reconciliation with Fatah

"The international community must respect Palestinian need to end division," Hamas chief tells Jordan's King in Amman.Elad Benari, 1/29/2013, 6:46 AM