Jordan receives Israeli request to negotiate on land leases

Jordan says Israel asked for consultations on the leasing of Tzofar and Naharayim, which Jordan wants to end.Elad Benari, 11/5/2018, 1:07 AM

'You don't care who you're rescuing or where'

Elite 669 Search and Rescue unit operatives describe Thursday's rescue mission in Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2018, 4:49 PM

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Following drowning, Jordan's King Abdullah says 'the pain of every mother and father is my pain'.Tzvi Lev, 10/26/2018, 4:15 PM

Jordan says it is still committed to peace treaty

Jordanian Foreign Minister says kingdom is committed to peace treaty with Israel despite ending lease of lands in Naharayim and Tzofar.Elad Benari, 10/26/2018, 12:05 AM

IDF helps rescue Jordanian children trapped by flood

Israeli Air Force assisting in rescue of children trapped in Jordanian bus by flood waters after request by Jordanian government.Gary Willig, 10/25/2018, 8:15 PM

Peace with Jordan – stop panicking

Since the publication of the King’s decision not to renew leases renting Jordanian property to Israel, utter hysteria has overcome the Israeli media and the voices of both broadcasters and those they interview are laced with panic.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 10/24/2018, 3:16 PM

'Israel needs to punish Jordan for nixing agreement'

Ze'ev Jabotinsky, grandson to Revisionist movement founder, says Israel must respond decisively to King Abdullah's plans.Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2018, 10:54 AM

"Jordan’s own interest to continue adhering to the peace treaty”

Oded Eran analyzes the new tension and expects that it will not have a significant impact on the relations between the two countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2018, 9:13 PM

'We will not accept the Jordanian declaration'

Deputy Foreign Minister says Israel not giving up on maintaining land lease from peace treaty after Jordan refuses to renew lease.Shimon Cohen, 10/23/2018, 8:48 PM

'Send Waqf back to Jordan'

MK Yehuda Glick says Israel should respond to Jordan cancelling part of peace treaty by kicking Wafq out of Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 10/23/2018, 6:55 PM

Netanyahu vows to renegotiate deal with Jordan

After Jordan's King Abdullah announces nullification of land lease to Israel, Netanyahu vows to negotiation their restoration.David Rosenberg, 10/21/2018, 5:13 PM

Jordan cancels part of peace agreement with Israel

King of Jordan cancels part of agreement which leases land in Arava and Naharayim to Jewish farmers.Nitsan Keidar, 10/21/2018, 2:49 PM

Jordan Times supports Trump, isolating Abbas and Palestinian Authority

Retired Jordanian diplomat has written a column extolling Trump in a Jordanian newspaper. He did not do this without approval. David Singer, 10/21/2018, 12:33 AM

Ron Lauder acting as Trump's envoy to Jordan

US President sends World Jewish Congress head to Jordan to ask Jordanian, PA officials to convince Abbas to negotiate with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2018, 8:44 PM

Jordanian enclave, not confederation, in Judea and Samaria

This could be the best 'two-state solution' for Trump. David Singer, 10/10/2018, 7:14 PM

Jordan receives financial aid package from Gulf allies

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait provide Jordan with $1 billion in financial aid to help ease economic crisis.Ben Ariel, 10/5/2018, 4:36 AM

Jordan seeks urgent UNRWA funding

Jordan's King Abdullah II calls at UN for international community to save UNRWA after US cuts funding.AFP, 9/26/2018, 3:58 AM

Israeli woman dies of heat stroke while hiking in Jordan

30-year-old woman dies of heat stroke while hiking near Petra. Her companions tried to treat her, but without success.Orli Harari, 9/13/2018, 10:19 AM

Jordan: ISIS member sentenced to hard labor

Jordanian court sentences alleged member of Islamic State to 20 years of hard labor for 2016 attack on security forces.Ben Ariel, 9/6/2018, 6:46 AM

Jordan: Palestinian-Jordanian confederation a 'red line'

Jordanian king blasts US proposal of 'confederation' with PA. 'Every year we hear about a confederation. I ask: confederation with whom?'AFP, 9/5/2018, 10:53 PM

PA: 'Palestine' first, then 'confederation'

Abbas spokesman says idea of confederation will be examined only after the implementation of the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 9/3/2018, 4:12 AM

Jordan rules out Palestinian-Jordanian 'confederation'

Jordan rejects idea of a “confederation” between the PA and the Hashemite Kingdom, says Jordan's position is based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 9/3/2018, 2:12 AM

Deal of the century will be realistic, fair, implementable

Jordan says union with PA 'not on the table', as US envoy declines to comment on reports Trump admin. proposed Mideast confederation.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2018, 10:43 PM

Trump offered Palestinian-Jordanian 'confederation'

PA chief US team preparing Mideast peace plan offered him 'confederation' between PA-Jordan. 'Only if Israel included', Abbas replied.David Rosenberg, 9/2/2018, 3:19 PM

Jordan: Stopping funding for UNRWA fuels radicalism

Jordan's Foreign Minister regrets U.S. decision to halt funding to UNRWA, says it harms prospects for Middle East peace.Elad Benari, 9/2/2018, 5:30 AM

Jordan to host fundraiser for UNRWA

Jordan will host a fundraiser at the UN headquarters in New York to keep UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” afloat.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2018, 5:46 AM

Without a deal, Israel will end up with 'Mohammad' as PM

President Trump reportedly told King of Jordan that Israel will end up with Arab PM if no peace deal can be reached with PA.David Rosenberg, 8/19/2018, 9:33 PM

Former Jordanian minister proposes 'peace deal'

Former Jordanian minister Salah Jarrar says Jews who arrived after 1917 should leave Israel, US and Britain compensate Arabs for 'damage.'Shimon Cohen, 8/16/2018, 10:22 AM

Busted Jordanian terror cell was made up of ISIS supporters

Jordan says terrorist cell targeted in weekend raid was made up of supporters of ISIS.Elad Benari, 8/14/2018, 4:46 AM

Jordanian security forces killed during raid on terror cell

Three members of Jordan's security forces killed in a shootout during a raid on a terrorist cell.Elad Benari, 8/12/2018, 5:54 AM

Tragedy during a trip to the north

Ahiya Araki of Moshav Bnei Re'em drowns in the Jordan River and later dies in hospital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2018, 12:37 AM

Jordan angry after Israel police respond to Al-Aqsa riots

Jordan blasts Israeli "provocations" after police close gates to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound when worshipers clash with officers.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/27/2018, 10:38 PM

State Department praises rescue of Syrian White Helmets

United States praises Israel and Jordan for facilitating the evacuations of hundreds of White Helmet rescuers from Syria.Elad Benari, 7/23/2018, 5:36 AM

Watch: Israel rescues Syrian 'White Helmets'

'They were afraid, but when they reached Israel, they were crying from joy,' says IDF officer who oversaw rescue of Syrian civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2018, 7:43 PM

Jordan condemns Jewish visitors to Temple Mount

Jordan issues official condemnation against mass Jewish visit to Jerusalem holy site.David Rosenberg, 7/22/2018, 6:39 PM

Jordanian FM: 'Nationality Law' a violation of human rights

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi says Israeli Nationality Law consolidates discrimination.Elad Benari, 7/20/2018, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu bars Jewish Home minister from visiting Temple Mount

PM bans Agricultural Minister Uri Ariel from ascending Temple Mount on Tisha B'Av at request of Jordanian government.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2018, 6:51 PM

'Earthquakes are an attempt to destroy Al-Aqsa mosque'

Jordanian journalist claims Israel created recent earthquakes in order to destroy mosque, church.Shimon Cohen, 7/18/2018, 9:00 AM

Instability in Jordan: The impact on Trump’s “Ultimate Deal”

INTO THE FRAY: Who controls Jordan  is a matter of critical importance—especially in light of the grim experience of the “Arab Spring”.Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/6/2018, 8:01 AM

Jordan's King to meet Trump

Jordan's King Abdullah II sets off for the United States, will discuss Israel-PA peace with Trump.Elad Benari, 6/22/2018, 2:36 AM

Israel scraps Temple Mount police station

Following PM's meeting with Jordanian king, Israel scraps police station guarding archaeological site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2018, 1:02 PM

Kushner, Trump envoy meet with Jordan king

Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner meet King Abdullah II in Amman day after king meets with PM Netanyahu.AFP, 6/19/2018, 6:12 PM

PM Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah

Israeli, Jordanian leaders meet in Amman, discuss economic ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2018, 9:12 PM

Report: Jordan won't name new ambassador to Iran

Jordan does not plan on naming a new ambassador to Iran, says high-ranking Jordanian source.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/16/2018, 12:30 AM

ANALYSIS: Winds of war as Iran axis prepares for Golan offensive

A major battle against the rebels along the Israeli and Jordanian border seems unavoidable.Yochanan Visser, 6/14/2018, 9:19 PM

Jordan's new PM cancels controversial tax bill

Protests in Jordan quiet down after new prime minister Omar al-Razzaz announces that a controversial income tax bill will be withdrawn.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2018, 3:06 AM

Jordan's King: We must address the challenges in a new way

Hours after dismissing his Prime Minister, Jordan’s King Abdullah II discusses the crisis in the kingdom.Elad Benari, 6/5/2018, 4:04 AM

Jordanian PM to resign amid protests

King Abdullah expected to ask Prime Minister Hani Mulki to resign following protests over economic policies.Elad Benari, 6/4/2018, 3:04 AM

ANALYSIS: Will Middle East turmoil finally reach Jordan?

Is Jordan about to become a victim of the misnamed "Arab Spring?"Yochanan Visser, 6/3/2018, 10:02 PM

Watch: Twenty-two wounded Gazans transferred to Jordan

Siege on Gaza? Wounded Gazans cross into Israel, then leave via Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2018, 11:13 AM

Is Jordan about to fall apart?

Is Jordan the next destination for the "Arab Spring?" Demonstrations against the king have reached new levels.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/14/2018, 10:00 PM

The ruling that infuriated the Jordanians

Jordanian government files complaint with Israel over court decision that Jewish teenage girls have right to pray near Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2018, 9:20 PM

Egypt and Jordan blast Israel over Gaza deaths

Egypt and Jordan accuse Israel of excessive force following deaths of Gazans who clashed with IDF soldiers near border.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/31/2018, 12:30 AM

Jordanian court jails 4 Arabs for terror against Israel

Jordanian court jails 4 Palestinian Authority Arabs for terrorism, arms offenses against Israel.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2018, 10:44 PM

Two Jordanians jailed for planning attacks for ISIS

Two Jordanians sentenced to 10 years with hard labor for planning attacks on the Amman embassies of Russia, Iran and Israel.Elad Benari, 3/22/2018, 4:05 AM

Dead Sea's revival with Red Sea canal edges closer to reality

Jordan, Israel, may finally begin project to save Dead Sea from drying up.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 10:35 PM

ISIS attack on Israeli businessmen in Jordan thwarted

Jordanian newspaper reports that ISIS cells planned to attack Israeli businessmen visiting Jordan, American embassy in Amman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 9:08 AM