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Thousands protest in Jordan: Cancel peace treaty with Israel

Islamic Movement in Jordan organizes protest in Amman in support of the Palestinian "resistance".

Thousands in Jordan: Cancel peace with Israel

Jordanians protest against gas agreement with Israel

Hundreds of Jordanians call on government to cancel agreement in which Israel began pumping natural gas to the kingdom.

Jordanians protest against gas agreement with Israel

Jordan jails man over plot to attack Israel embassy

Man who plotted to attack Israeli embassy in Amman sentencd to 8 years in prison.

Jordan jails man over plot to attack Israel embassy

Protest in Jordan: Cancel peace treaty with Israel

Demonstrators in Amman call on Jordanian government to take action to return areas in Israel to Jordanian sovereignty.

Protest in Jordan: Cancel peace treaty with Israel

Israel reopening Jordan embassy - gradually

Foreign Ministry announces 'gradual reopening' of embassy in Amman 6 months after security guard stabbed, sparking deadly shooting incident.

Israel reopening Jordan embassy - gradually

Israel apologizes to Jordan over Amman shooting incident

Gov't spokesman in Amman says Israel ready to take legal measures against guard, offered compensation for families of 2 Jordanians killed.

Israel apologizes to Jordan over Amman shooting incident

To placate Jordan, Israel to replace ambassador

In wake of deadly embassy shooting this summer, Israel to replace Israeli ambassador in bid to placate Jordanian government.

To placate Jordan, Israel to replace ambassador

Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

UAE refuses to allow 12 Israeli judokas to fly to Istanbul to receive visas to compete in Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi.

Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

Jordan demands Israeli apology, indictment of Israeli guard

Jordan refuses to readmit Israeli embassy staff until Jewish state apologizes for security guard shooting after stabbing attack.

Jordan demands Israeli apology, indictment of Israeli guard

Jordan protesters demonstrate near Israeli embassy

Dozens of demonstrators demand closure of Israeli embassy in Amman.

Jordan protesters demonstrate near Israeli embassy

Petra: Jews detained for praying

Jewish pilgrims told by Jordanian police any Jew found praying in Jordan will be jailed.

Petra: Jews detained for praying

Netanyahu: We'll bring wounded officer back to Israel

PM says Israel will bring embassy officer wounded in Amman terror attack back to Israel, adds talks with Jordan ongoing.

Netanyahu: We'll bring wounded officer back to Israel

Jordan: Israel must hand over wounded officer for interrogation

Israel refuses Jordanian demand to interrogate official who shot terrorist after being stabbed. Jordan bars official's return to Israel.

Jordan: Israel must hand over wounded officer for interrogation

Terror attack on Israeli embassy official in Jordan

Senior embassy official wounded in terror attack in Jordanian capital. Terrorist shot and killed.

Terror attack on Israeli embassy official in Jordan

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hundreds of Jordanians protest in Amman in support terrorists on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Jordan: 5 killed in attack on Palestinian camp

Three Jordanian intelligence officers among five killed in attack by unknown terrorists near Amman.

Jordanian security agents killed in attack on Palestinian camp

Mass Jordan Protests: 'Stab the Son of the Jewess'

Thousands - 5,000 in Amman alone - take to the streets in pro-terror rallies, demanding end to peace treaty with Israel.

Mass Jordan Protests: 'Stab the Son of the Jewess'

'Talmudic Dance' in Jordan Airport Sparks Furor

Jordanian parliament angrily debates and locals denounce 'pig Jews,' following Jewish dance circle in Amman airport.

'Ritual Talmudic Dance' in Jordan Airport Sparks Furorplayer

Jordanian Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy Foiled

Eight suspects, including Syrian, charged in Jordan for plotting to attack US soldiers and embassy, recruiting for Hezbollah.

Jordanian Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy Foiled

Jordanians Protest Near Israeli Embassy

Demonstrators near the Israeli embassy in Amman chant "Death to Israel" as they call for Hamas to step up rocket attacks.

Jordanians Protest Near Israeli Embassy, Call for More Rockets

Pope Urges Religious Freedom, Peace in Syria

The Holy See kicks off three-day Middle East visit in Jordan with strong message of peace and tolerance.

Pope Francis Urges Religious Freedom, Peace in Syriaplayer

Jordan Threatens to Revoke Peace Treaty

Move follows majority of Jordanian MPs vote to expel Israel's ambassador as 'retaliation' for Knesset discussing religious freedom on Mount.

Jordan Threatens to Revoke Peace Treaty Over Temple Mount

Jordanians Protest Israel Imports, Gas Talks Go On

Jordanians called on the Amman government to ban imports from Israel, possibly not knowing talks are proceeding over import of natural gas.

Jordanians Protest Imports from Israel, But Amman May Import Gas

Kerry Heads to Jordan on Shuttle Diplomacy Tour

US Secy of State John Kerry is leaving Kuwait and heading to Jordan on his latest Mideast shuttle diplomacy mission.

US Secy of State Heads to Jordan on New Shuttle Diplomacy Tour

Obama Hosting Muslim Ally Leaders

Leaders from Jordan, Turkey, Qatar and United Arab Emirates heading to White House in coming weeks.

Obama Hosting Muslim Ally Leaders

Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Syrian rebels release 21 Filipino peacekeepers who had been kidnapped on the Golan Heights.

Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Jordan Beefs Up Border, Links with Israel on Syria

Jordan has joined the rest of the countries bordering Syria and is beefing up its common border, preparing for the fall of Pres. Assad.

Jordan Coordinates with Israel, Beefs Up Border with Syria

Iran Tries to Choke Israel by Seducing Jordan

Iran is trying to surround Israel on three sides with its “axis of evil” by offering free oil to Jordan.

Iran Tries to Choke Israel with Free Oil Offer to Jordan

Riots in Jordan May Spark Arab Spring Revolution

A boiling underground volcano of anger has begun to erupt in Jordan. Mass riots follow sharp price hikes. Muslim Brotherhood in the wings.

Riots in Jordan May Spark Arab Spring Revolution

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.

Islamists versus Monarchy to Rally Friday in Amman

Fatah-Hamas Meeting in Qatar

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas meeting Sunday with Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal in Qatar.

Fatah-Hamas Meeting in Qatar

Israel-PLO Talks End in Amman

Talks between Israel and the PLO ended Wednesday with no progress – as expected. Might Jordan consider sanctions against Israel?

Israel-PLO Talks End in Amman, Jordan Mulls Sanctions?

PLO Refuses More Meetings with Israel

The PLO has refused to continue talks with Israel after five meetings in Amman between the PA and Israeli negotiators.

PLO Refuses More Meetings with Israel After 5 Talks in Amman

Report: Erekat Urges Israel to Free Dweik

Talks Saturday between Israel's Yitzchak Molcho and PA's Saeb Erekat reportedly focused on the arrest of Hamas lawmaker Aziz Dweik.

Report: Erekat Uses Talks to Advocate for Hamas MP

Hamas Politburo Chief Khaled Mashaal to Step Down

Hamas political leader Khaled Mashaal will step down when the group's elections take place this year, according to a fellow terrorist.

Hamas Politburo Chief Khaled Mashaal to Step Down

Hamas Leaders’ Families Flee Syria

Hamas continues to flee Syria as security situation in Damascus worsens and tensions with President Bashar al-Assad continue to mount.

Hamas Leaders’ Families Flee Syria

Israel-PA Talks Resume in Amman, Round 3

The third round of Israeli-PA talks resumed in Amman Saturday night amid speculation as to whether the process will continue.

Israel-PA Talks Resume in Amman, Round 3

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.

2nd Round Israel-PA Talks Ends in Amman

Abbas Expresses 'Hope' for Amman Confab

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas expressed 'hope' peace talks could be restarted while maintaining fait accompli preconditions

Abbas Expresses 'Hope' for Amman Confab

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.

Hamas Calls on PA to Abandon Talks with Israel