Abdullah II

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Jordan king: We're at 'boiling point' on refugees

Jordan king: We're at 'boiling point' on refugees

King Abdullah says country can't handle Syrian refugees without more international help, already spending 25% of its budget on them.Matt Wanderman, 02/02/2016 09:43
Jewish Home MK: Arab MKs' Trip is 'Treason'

Jewish Home MK: Arab MKs' Trip is 'Treason'

Arab MKs meet Turkey's Erdogan and Jordan's Abdullah II. MK Slomiansky: 'Why not meet with ISIS, too?'Gil Ronen, 21/09/2015 08:46
Arab MKs Tell Abdullah II: Keep Jews Off Temple Mt

Arab MKs Tell Abdullah II: Keep Jews Off Temple Mt

Five radical MKs visit Jordanian king and tell him to pressure Israel 'in any way possible' over Temple Mount.Hezki Baruch, 20/09/2015 22:12
Netanyahu Holds 'Secret Meeting with Abdullah'

Netanyahu Holds 'Secret Meeting with Abdullah'

Kuwaiti paper says PM met Jordanian king and told him he may block Jews from entering Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 03/11/2014 09:39
Jordan Warns Israel-PA Relations Could ‘Explode’

Jordan Warns Israel-PA Relations Could ‘Explode’

Jordan’s King Abdullah II warns Israel-PA relations could “explode” if talks fail, and the Syrian civil war may lead to a regional conflict.Chana Ya'ar, 26/06/2013 15:06
Jeffrey and Abdullah II in Wonderland

Jeffrey and Abdullah II in Wonderland

Abdullah II is just another Bedouin with a stick. HIs country did not exist 100 years ago.David Ha'ivri, 27/03/2013 00:31
Obama Returns to US, Israel-Turkey Ties in Pocket

Obama Returns to US, Israel-Turkey Ties in Pocket

U.S. President Barack Obama returned to the United States late Saturday from his four-day whirlwind tour of the Middle East.Chana Ya'ar, 24/03/2013 09:45
Syria Loses as Refugee Count Hits One Million

Syria Loses as Refugee Count Hits One Million

The United Nations says the number of Syrian refugees fleeing the country has hit the one million mark, as the nation is turned to rubble.Chana Ya'ar, 06/03/2013 11:36
Regime Loyalists to Dominate Jordanian Parliament

Regime Loyalists to Dominate Jordanian Parliament

Tribal leaders, pro-regime loyalists and independent businessmen will sweep Jordan's parliamentary election.Elad Benari, 25/01/2013 05:46
Report: PM, Abdullah Discussed Syrian Chemicals

Report: PM, Abdullah Discussed Syrian Chemicals

A report on Israel Radio said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordan's King Abdullah II Syrian chemical weapons in a recent talkDavid Lev, 27/12/2012 14:03
Egypt Confirms Peace with Israel

Egypt Confirms Peace with Israel

Egypt's new Ambassador to Israel Atef Salem confirmed to President Shimon Peres that Cairo intends to keep its peace treaty with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 17/10/2012 15:58
Jordan's King Dissolves Parliament

Jordan's King Dissolves Parliament

Jordan's King Abdullah II dissolves parliament and calls early elections as Muslim Brotherhood plans protest in Amman.Elad Benari, 05/10/2012 05:45
Islamists versus Monarchy Rally Friday in Amman

Islamists versus Monarchy Rally Friday in Amman

A showdown is shaping up between Jordan's monarchy and Islamist forces, with rival demonstrations scheduled for this Friday.Chana Ya'ar, 04/10/2012 09:04
Jordan: Syria Chemical Weapons 'Scare Us All'

Jordan: Syria Chemical Weapons 'Scare Us All'

"What scares most of us is the chemical weapons falling into rebel hands," Jordanian monarch tells CBS.Gil Ronen, 07/08/2012 19:21
Jordan's King: Attack a Serious Blow to Assad

Jordan's King: Attack a Serious Blow to Assad

Jordan's King Abdullah II says the attack that killed members of Assad's inner circle is a “tremendous blow to the regime.”Elad Benari, 19/07/2012 04:44
Eldad: PM Should Have Said 'Jordan is Palestine'

Eldad: PM Should Have Said 'Jordan is Palestine'

MK Aryeh Eldad criticized Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's response to PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas saying there is a third path.Gabe Kahn, 16/05/2012 20:58
Jordan's New PM Promises Reforms

Jordan's New PM Promises Reforms

Jordan swears in a cabinet, led by Prime Minister Fayez Tarawneh and tasked with pushing for reforms.Elad Benari, 03/05/2012 06:15
Jordan: Hundreds Protest 'Procrastination'

Jordan: Hundreds Protest 'Procrastination'

Hundreds of Jordanians demonstrate against “procrastination” on reform, wave Muslim Brotherhood flags.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/03/2012 00:01
Expert: Abdullah Losing Power in Jordan

Expert: Abdullah Losing Power in Jordan

Middle East expert Dr. Assaf David tells Arutz Sheva: King Abdullah's decision-making has ability is gradually reducing.Elad Benari, 19/03/2012 02:15
Jordan's King Blames Israel for Stalled Peace

Jordan's King Blames Israel for Stalled Peace

Jordan’s King Abdullah II says Israel is responsible for the deadlock in peace negotiations with the PA.Elad Benari, 22/02/2012 06:44
Fatah-Hamas Meeting in Qatar

Fatah-Hamas Meeting in Qatar

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas meeting Sunday with Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal in Qatar.Chana Ya'ar, 05/02/2012 09:34
Hamas to PA: Abandon Talks with Israel

Hamas to PA: Abandon Talks with Israel

Hamas has called on the PA to abandon talks with Israel, set to resume Tuesday in Amman for the first time in 15 months. Chana Ya'ar, 02/01/2012 22:24
Jordan to Mediate Israel-PA Talks?

Jordan to Mediate Israel-PA Talks?

Jordan may be playing the role of mediator in getting direct final status talks back on track between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.Chana Ya'ar, 01/01/2012 17:22
Eldad to Abdullah II: Jordan is Palestine or Exile

Eldad to Abdullah II: Jordan is Palestine or Exile

MK Eldad continued trading barbs with Abdullah II saying if Jordan isn't Palestine the Hashemite monarchy will fallGabe Kahn., 29/11/2011 19:10
King Abdullah: 'Israel Has an Expiration date'

King Abdullah: 'Israel Has an Expiration date'

King Abdullah of Jordan claims Israel has an 'expiration date' - unless it pursues a two-state solution.A7 Staff, 21/11/2011 18:03
Jordan's King Abdullah to Meet Abbas in Ramallah

Jordan's King Abdullah to Meet Abbas in Ramallah

Jordan's King Abdullah and PA Chairman Abbas will meet on Monday in Ramallah. Meeting will discuss "latest political developments."Elad Benari, 21/11/2011 00:15
BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign

BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign

Jordanian King Abdullah II has publicly called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down in an interview with the BBC.Chana Ya'ar& Gavriel Queenann, 14/11/2011 20:45
MK Eldad: Abdullah Needs to Watch His Head

MK Eldad: Abdullah Needs to Watch His Head

Instead of worrying about Israeli 'intransigence,' says MK Aryeh Eldad, King Abdullah should be worrying about his seat - and his headDavid Lev, 20/09/2011 20:48
Growing Concern in Israel Over Jordan

Growing Concern in Israel Over Jordan

The situation in the Hashemite Kingdom is “delicate,” say Israeli officials, who are monitoring the situation.Chana Ya'ar, 14/09/2011 13:52
PA Denies Split with Jordan on UN Bid

PA Denies Split with Jordan on UN Bid

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas denies a split with Jordan on the upcoming UN statehood bid. German official meets in Ramallah.Chana Ya'ar, 11/09/2011 11:23
Jordan Opposes PA Statehood Bid

Jordan Opposes PA Statehood Bid

The Hashemite kingdom plans to oppose the Palestinian Authority bid for statehood at the United Nations in September.Gabe Kahn., 29/06/2011 21:33