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

Door Closing on Peace, Warns Jordan's King

The door is closing on the chances of a two-state solution and will be firmly shut by the end of Obama's second term, King Abdullah warns.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/25/2013, 8:45 PM

Jordanians Skeptical Legislative Election Will Bring Change

Jordanians skeptical about the outcome of a January 23 election say they will not vote as they are fed up with failures of past parliaments.Elad Benari, 1/22/2013, 6:30 AM

Jordan's King: Stalemate in Peace Efforts Increases Tension

Jordan's King meets an AIPAC delegation, warns that the stalemate in peace efforts between Israel and the PA adds to regional tensions.Elad Benari, 1/15/2013, 4:42 AM

Netanyahu and Jordan's King Discussed Syria's Chemicals

Reports indicate Prime Minister Netanyahu recently met Jordan's King Abdullah to discuss Assad's chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 12/27/2012, 12:14 AM

Jordan's Abdullah Visits Ramallah

Jordanians praise PA's UN upgrade, say the next phase must lead to negotiations on final status issuesGil Ronen, 12/6/2012, 2:08 PM

Jordan's King Warns Netanyahu Against Ground Operation

Jordan’s King Abdullah II telephones Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and warns against a ground operation in Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/21/2012, 5:12 AM

Jordan's King: I'm in Power to Reform, Not Control

King Abdullah II says his goal is to stimulate reform away from a “negative” power struggle, a reference to the Muslim Brotherhood.Elad Benari, 10/24/2012, 5:14 AM

For the Last Time: Jordanian King Appoints A New Prime Minister

Jordan's King Abdullah II has appointed a new prime minister – for the last time – until parliamentary elections take place. Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2012, 9:22 PM

New Jordanian Ambassador to Israel

Jordan is set to appoint a new ambassador to Israel for the first time in years.Chana Ya'ar, 9/30/2012, 9:03 AM

Jordan's King Urges Islamists to Take Part in Elections

Jordan's King urges the Islamist opposition to take part in upcoming elections, despite their dissatisfaction with reforms.Elad Benari, 7/2/2012, 4:12 AM

Jordan's PM Resigns Six Months After Taking Office

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has accepted the resignation of his Prime Minister, Awn Khasawneh.Elad Benari, 4/27/2012, 12:12 AM

Jordan Charges 13 Activists with Insulting the King

Jordanian military prosecutors charge 13 political activists with incitement, a day after police broke up their demonstration. Elad Benari, 4/2/2012, 4:45 AM

Jordan: Hamas Offices to Remain Closed

A senior Jordanian official says that the meeting between Hamas and King Abdullah II will not affect the ban on the terror group in Jordan.Gabe Kahn., 1/30/2012, 8:12 PM

2nd Round Israel-PA Talks Ends in Amman

The second round of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority has ended in the Jordanian capital, with no apparent progress.Chana Ya'ar, 1/10/2012, 1:10 AM

King Abdullah II Swears in New Government

Jordan's king Abdullah II has sworn in a new government - the second since the Arab Spring migrated to his country earlier this year.Gabe Kahn., 10/25/2011, 11:14 PM

Jordan's King Abdullah II: Israel Must Have Security

Jordanian King Abdullah II told participants at the World Economic Forum that Israel must have security in any agreement with the PA.Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2011, 10:46 PM

Jordanians Protest Near AFP’s Offices in Amman

Dozens of Jordanians demonstrated near AFP’s offices in Amman over their report of the attack on the King’s motorcade.Elad Benari, 6/16/2011, 12:15 AM

Expert: King Abdullah 'Not Serious' About Reforms

While Jordan’s King Abdullah promised democratic reforms, Dr. Assaf David of Hebrew U believes his intentions are neither serious nor genuine.Elad Benari, 6/14/2011, 5:12 AM

Abbas: US, Israel Misunderstood PA Gov't

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says the United States and Israel have misunderstood the meaning of the unity government. Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2011, 6:46 PM

Saudis: If Dollars Won't Work, Bullets Will

Saudis crackdown on protesters in Qatif on the eve of a planned "day of rage," as protests continue, even after domestic aid packages are promised.Gabe Kahn., 3/11/2011, 2:13 PM

Netanyahu and Abdullah Hold Meeting

Israeli PM and Jordanian king discuss peace as well as ways of cooperation between the two countries.Elad Benari, 7/28/2010, 12:16 AM

Saudi Denies Telling Obama Iran and Israel Should not Exist

Saudi King Abdullah is known for his dislike of Israel and Shi’ite-led Iran, but the monarchy denied he told Obama both countries should not existTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2010, 4:06 PM

Jordan's King Bashes Israel for Stopping His Nuke Plans

King Abdullah of Jordan tells the Wall Street Journal that Israel is thwarting Jordan's nuclear goals in order to economically dwarf his country.Malkah Fleisher, 6/15/2010, 11:13 PM

Jordan's Head of Senate: Unite Two Banks of Jordan River

A Jordanian legislator is calling for his country to become a "state of two united banks" – Jordan on both sides of the Jordan River.Malkah Fleisher, 5/27/2010, 8:12 AM