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Jordanian authorities foil Iranian-backed destabilization plot

Weapons were sent by Iranian-backed militias in Syria to a cell of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan that has links to the military wing of Hamas with an aim to destabilize the US-allied kingdom.

Jordanian authorities foil Iranian-backed destabilization plot

Jordan's Queen Rania:

'I try to put myself in the shoes of hostages’ mothers'

Jordan’s Queen Rania al-Abdullah tells CBS she feels empathy for Israeli mothers who have children in Hamas captivity, but urges Israel not to channel the trauma of October 7 to fuel a cycle of “retribution and revenge.”

'I try to put myself in the shoes of hostages’ mothers'

Hamas official:

We will move to Jordan if forced to leave Qatar

'We (Hamas) will determine the fate of the war, not the Zionist regime or the USA, who thought they could destroy Hamas in a week.'

We will move to Jordan if forced to leave Qatar

Jordanian Foreign Min. attempts to draw attention back to Gaza

Ayman al-Safadi, Jordanian Foreign Minister, claims 'danger of escalation and expansion of the war' continually increasing.

Jordanian Foreign Min. attempts to draw attention back to Gaza

Israeli message of reassurance:

Any reaction against Iran will not endanger Arab countries

Israel conveyed a message to the countries in the region, that any retaliation for the Iranian attack, would not endanger their stability and regimes.

Any reaction against Iran will not endanger Arab countries

Israeli official:

'Jordan allowed Israeli fighter jets into its airspace'

Israeli air force official says Jordan allowed Israeli fighter jets into its airspace to intercept incoming Iranian missiles and drones during Saturday's attack.

'Jordan allowed Israeli fighter jets into its airspace'

Under cover of the war

Iran’s attempt at destabilizing Jordan

Further deterioration in relations between Iran and Jordan – after the latter officially announced that it helped intercept the attack against Israel.

Iran’s attempt at destabilizing Jordan

What is happening in Jordan?

The hearts of Jordanians are mostly in the wrong place now when it comes to real peace, but this could be changed through the decisive will of a peace-seeking leadership. Opiinion.

What is  happening in Jordan?

Jordan, France and Egypt:

'Ceasefire must be implemented without delay'

King Abdullah II of Jordan, French President Emmanuel Macron and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi in op-ed for Washington Post: An operation in Rafah would have “dangerous consequences”.

'Ceasefire must be implemented without delay'

IDF confirms:

Drone launched from Iraq hit IDF building in Eilat

Following nighttime sirens in Eilat and surrounding areas, due to hostile aircraft infiltration, IDF confirms drone hit military building in the area of the Gulf of Eilat.

Drone launched from Iraq hit IDF building in Eilat

Jordan makes 10 airdrops of humanitarian relief into Gaza

Jordan's army says the move is part of Jordan's keenness to help Gazans overcome the difficult conditions during the holy month of Ramadan.

Jordan makes 10 airdrops of humanitarian relief into Gaza

Jordan:

Protesters arrested on way to Israeli embassy

Jordanian anti-riot police beat and arrest dozens of demonstrators who tried to storm the Israeli embassy in Amman.

Protesters arrested on way to Israeli embassy

US Army and Jordanian Air Force airdrop aid into Gaza

CENTCOM says the latest airdrop included 13,080 meal equivalents.

US Army and Jordanian Air Force airdrop aid into Gaza

Jordan:

Police clash with protesters marching on Israeli embassy

Riot police fire teargas to push back hundreds of Jordanian demonstrators marching on the Israeli embassy in Amman in protest over Israel’s operation in Gaza.

Police clash with protesters marching on Israeli embassy

Breach in Jordan-Israel border fence discovered

Six people caught crossing border from Jordan into Israel seeking employment.

Breach in Jordan-Israel border fence discovered

US conducts second airdrop of aid into Gaza

US army, in coordination with the Jordanian Air Force, drops over 36,800 US and Jordanian meal equivalents in northern Gaza.

US conducts second airdrop of aid into Gaza

Jordan requests that Israel extend water agreement

Israel weighing options after Jordan request to extend increased water supply agreement.

Jordan requests that Israel extend water agreement

US airdrops humanitarian aid into Gaza

In joint operation, US and Jordan airdrop 66 bundles of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

US airdrops humanitarian aid into Gaza

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

The aid includes four tons of supplies which were floated down to the Tal Al-Hawa Hospital in northern Gaza.

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

Jordanian FM:

'Netanyahu determined to continue more killing'

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi blames Netanyahu for hostage release deal not having been agreed upon yet.

'Netanyahu determined to continue more killing'

Jordan's King takes part in airdrop of aid to Gaza

Jordan's King Abdullah participated in an airdrop of humanitarian aid to Gaza last week, before leaving on a trip overseas.

Jordan's King takes part in airdrop of aid to Gaza

Report:

US to strike Iranian targets after Jordan strike

The US has reportedly approved plans for a series of strikes on Iranian targets in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for Iranian-back militants' strike on US bases.

US to strike Iranian targets after Jordan strike

Netanyahu US soldiers' deaths:

'We remember that we face a common enemy'

Prime Minister Netanyahu expresses condolences over the deaths of three American soldiers who were killed in a drone attack in Jordan.

'We remember that we face a common enemy'

Biden decides how to respond to strike on US troops

US President tells reporters that the US does not need a wider war in the Middle East, but did not elaborate on his decision, which came after consultations with top advisers.

Biden decides how to respond to strike on US troops

Biden may order drastic retaliation for drone strike

US officials claim that the attack has crossed US President Biden's 'red line', but that the US will still not risk open war with Iran.

Biden may order drastic retaliation for drone strike

US officials:

'Biden response to Jordan attack will be powerful'

President Biden is wary of triggering a war with Iran, but is likely to retaliate for attack which killed US service members, according to CNN.

'Biden response to Jordan attack will be powerful'

Trump:

'Attack on US Army - a result of Biden’s weakness'

Former US President says that if he were President, Hamas' attack on Israel and Sunday's drone attack on US troops would not have happened.

'Attack on US Army - a result of Biden’s weakness'

Three US Army soldiers killed in Jordan

At least two dozen injured, three killed, in attack on US post in Jordan, report says.

Three US Army soldiers killed in Jordan

Israel considers ending water deal with Jordan

Israel is considering ending the deal to supply Jordan with water due to Jordanian criticism of the war in Gaza.

Israel considers ending water deal with Jordan

Jordan: New shawarma restaurant named after massacre

New Jordanian restaurant is named after the October 7 massacre perpetrated by Hamas against Israeli civilians.

Jordan: New shawarma restaurant named after massacre

Community leaders warn:

Fire from Jordan towards our towns - every night

Leaders of Israeli towns along Israel-Jordan border describe frequent fire from Jordan, increased presence by Jordanian military along the border.

Fire from Jordan towards our towns - every night

Jordan accuses:

'Tensions in Red Sea due to Israeli aggression'

Jordan's FM Safadi claims Israeli 'war crimes against Palestinians' are central cause of increased attacks by Houthis in Red Sea.

'Tensions in Red Sea due to Israeli aggression'

During meeting with Blinken:

Jordan's King calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

King Abdullah II warns Secretary of State of "catastrophic consequences of the continuing war in Gaza”.

Jordan's King calls for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

'Jordan is the enemy':

Dozens protest outside Jordanian Embassy

Demonstrators protested Israel's relationship with Jordan and called for the ouster of the Jordanian caretaker of the Temple Mount.

Dozens protest outside Jordanian Embassy

Jordan strikes Iranian-backed drug smugglers in Syria

Jordan launches air strikes inside Syria against suspected warehouses and hideouts of Iranian-backed drug smugglers.

Jordan strikes Iranian-backed drug smugglers in Syria

Mideast expert to Arutz Sheva:

'Post war Gaza must be ruled by local clans'

Dr. Mordechai Kedar says assassination of Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri was necessary, praises suggestion to have local clans rule Gaza.

'Post war Gaza must be ruled by local clans'

Report:

Jordan under pressure to join anti-Israel lawsuit in Hague

Israel must exact political price from Jordan for all revelations of horrific incitement, activist says.

Jordan under pressure to join anti-Israel lawsuit in Hague

Defense establishment fears:

Hezbollah may attempt to invade from Jordan

Following a spike in smuggling from over the border, fears rise that Iran's proxies may attempt to attack Israel from Jordanian territory.

Hezbollah may attempt to invade from Jordan

Jordanian MP admits:

'Jordan benefits from peace agreements with Israel'

First Deputy Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament says cancelling the agreements with Israel would be illogical.

'Jordan benefits from peace agreements with Israel'

Watch:

Jordanian MP burns Israeli flag

Jordanian MP Khalil Attiya burns Israeli flag during Arab League session in Cairo.

Jordanian MP burns Israeli flag

Jordan:

Soldiers injured in clashes with smugglers on Syrian border

Jordanian military says it foiled attempt to smuggle large amount of weapons, including missiles, across Jordan-Syria border.

Soldiers injured in clashes with smugglers on Syrian border

Jordanian PM warns: Displacing PA Arabs a 'declaration of war'

Jordan's PM Khasawneh says 'aggression against Gaza' constitutes 'violation of international law.'

Jordanian PM warns: Displacing PA Arabs a 'declaration of war'

What did Jordan include in its humanitarian aid to Gaza?

Defense echelon maintains silence on whether contents of Jordan's aid to Gaza were examined, and what the aid included.

What did Jordan include in its humanitarian aid to Gaza?

Jordan air drops medical supplies to Gaza field hospital

King Abdullah II says it is "our duty to aid our brothers and sisters" in Gaza. Israel says air drop was coordinated with it.

Jordan air drops medical supplies to Gaza field hospital

Queen of the pogrom-deniers

Jordan's queen is so dishonest and cynical that she denies the atrocities, even though she knows they happened, Op-ed.

Queen of the pogrom-deniers

Jordan recalls ambassador in Israel

Foreign Minister says the ambassador would only return if Israel 'stops the war in Gaza and the humanitarian disaster that it's causing.'

Jordan recalls ambassador in Israel

Jordanian Queen claims: 'No evidence' Hamas beheaded babies

War between Israel and Hamas did not begin on Oct. 7, two state solution only path to peace, Jordan's Queen Rania tells CNN.

Jordanian Queen claims: 'No evidence' Hamas beheaded babies

Biden takes off to Israel, calls off Jordan visit

White House announces Biden had canceled his visit to Jordan after the kingdom called off a summit that was to be held there.

Biden takes off to Israel, calls off Jordan visit

Attempt to storm Israeli embassy in Jordan

Hundreds riot outside Israeli embassy in Jordan following blast at Gaza hospital Hamas blamed on Israel.

Attempt to storm Israeli embassy in Jordan

Jordanian king warns:

Transferring refugees to Jordan is a red line

King Abdullah II: Neither Egypt nor Jordan will absorb Gaza refugees.

Transferring refugees to Jordan is a red line

Jordanian military downs Syrian drone loaded with explosives

The border between Syria and Jordan has become a hotbed for smuggling attempts through various means, including drones.

Jordanian military downs Syrian drone loaded with explosives

Egypt, Jordan, PA leaders discuss Israel-Saudi normalization

Possible normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia discussed in meeting between President Al-Sisi, King Abdullah II, and Abbas.

Egypt, Jordan, PA leaders discuss Israel-Saudi normalization

In first:

Saudi ambassador to visit Palestinian Authority and Jerusalem

Nayef Al-Sudairi is appointed Saudi Arabia's non-resident ambassador to Palestinian Authority, non-resident consul to Jerusalem.

Saudi ambassador to visit Palestinian Authority and Jerusalem

Petah Tikva stabbing:

Suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar' - and was neutralized

New footage from the stabbing in Petah Tikva supports suspicion of terror attack.

Suspect shouted 'Allahu akbar' - and was neutralized

Jordanian citizen stabs employee in Israeli auto repair shop

Police arrest Jordanian citizen suspected of stabbing colleague in Petah Tikva auto repair shop.

Jordanian citizen stabs employee in Israeli auto repair shop

Jordan: Israeli arrested during infiltration attempt

Israeli citizen was arrested as he tried to cross the border illegally, Jordanian military reports.

Jordan: Israeli arrested during infiltration attempt

Jordan, Saudi Arabia, speak out against Temple Mount visits

Jordan's Foreign Ministry warns of 'dangerous consequences in allowing extremists to visit Temple Mount.'

Jordan, Saudi Arabia, speak out against Temple Mount visits

Blind choir's mantra

Couldn't they sing something else for a change, like let's say Let Me Show You How by the Suicide Squad so we could laugh a little? Op-ed.

Blind choir's mantra

Jordan:

Member of Parliament praises 'martyr' who killed IDF soldiers

Jordan's MP Khalil Atiyah calls to honor Egyptian police officer who murdered three Israeli soldiers, calls him a 'mighty martyr.'

Member of Parliament praises 'martyr' who killed IDF soldiers

Appreciation event for team who retrieved Israeli from Jordan

Appreciation event in Kiryat Malachi honors the individuals who helped retrieve an Israeli man from a Jordanian hospital.

Appreciation event for team who retrieved Israeli from Jordan