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Israel reopening Jordan embassy - gradually

Israel reopening Jordan embassy - gradually

Foreign Ministry announces 'gradual reopening' of embassy in Amman 6 months after security guard stabbed, sparking deadly shooting incident.David Rosenberg, 30/01/2018 12:16
Israel apologizes to Jordan over Amman shooting incident

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.Mordechai Sones, 18/01/2018 21:38
To placate Jordan, Israel to replace ambassador

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.David Rosenberg, 29/11/2017 20:41
Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

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.Gary Willig, 23/10/2017 15:25
Jordan demands Israeli apology, indictment of Israeli guard

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.David Rosenberg, 21/08/2017 10:06
Jordan protesters demonstrate near Israeli embassy

Jordan protesters demonstrate near Israeli embassy

Dozens of demonstrators demand closure of Israeli embassy in Amman.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/08/2017 01:28
Petra: Jews detained for praying

Petra: Jews detained for praying

Jewish pilgrims told by Jordanian police any Jew found praying in Jordan will be jailed.Gary Willig, 24/07/2017 18:37
Netanyahu: We'll bring wounded officer back to Israel

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.Nitsan Keidar, 24/07/2017 13:53
Jordan: Israel must hand over wounded officer for interrogation

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.Nitsan Keidar, 24/07/2017 10:05
Terror attack on Israeli embassy official in Jordan

Terror attack on Israeli embassy official in Jordan

Senior embassy official wounded in terror attack in Jordanian capital. Terrorist shot and killed.David Rosenberg, 24/07/2017 07:43
Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Jordanians protest in support of Palestinian hunger strikers

Hundreds of Jordanians protest in Amman in support terrorists on a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.Ben Ariel, Canada, 06/05/2017 00:44
Jordan: 5 killed in attack on Palestinian camp

Jordan: 5 killed in attack on Palestinian camp

Three Jordanian intelligence officers among five killed in attack by unknown terrorists near Amman.Ari Soffer, 06/06/2016 13:30
Mass Jordan Protests: 'Stab the Son of the Jewess'

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.Dalit Halevy, 17/10/2015 23:52
'Talmudic Dance' in Jordan Airport Sparks Furor

'Talmudic Dance' in Jordan Airport Sparks Furor

Jordanian parliament angrily debates and locals denounce 'pig Jews,' following Jewish dance circle in Amman airport.Ari Yashar, 25/03/2015 18:19
Jordanian Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy Foiled

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.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2014 17:13
Jordanians Protest Near Israeli Embassy

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.Elad Benari, 21/07/2014 06:14
Pope Urges Religious Freedom, Peace in Syria

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.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2014 20:56
Jordan Threatens to Revoke Peace Treaty

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.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2014 17:35
Jordanians Protest Israel Imports, Gas Talks Go On

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.Chana Ya'ar, 30/06/2013 13:35
Kerry Heads to Jordan on Shuttle Diplomacy Tour

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.Chana Ya'ar, 26/06/2013 11:26
Obama Hosting Muslim Ally Leaders

Obama Hosting Muslim Ally Leaders

Leaders from Jordan, Turkey, Qatar and United Arab Emirates heading to White House in coming weeks.Gil Ronen, 06/04/2013 21:11
Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Kidnapped UN Peacemakers Freed, Arrive in Jordan

Syrian rebels release 21 Filipino peacekeepers who had been kidnapped on the Golan Heights., 10/03/2013 02:52
Jordan Beefs Up Border, Links with Israel on Syria

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.Chana Ya'ar, 28/01/2013 09:03
Iran Tries to Choke Israel by Seducing Jordan

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/11/2012 07:44
Riots in Jordan May Spark Arab Spring Revolution

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/11/2012 13:28
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
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
Israel-PLO Talks End in Amman

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?Chana Ya'ar, 25/01/2012 23:52
PLO Refuses More Meetings with Israel

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/01/2012 11:07
Report: Erekat Urges Israel to Free Dweik

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. Chana Ya'ar, 22/01/2012 17:22
Hamas Politburo Chief Khaled Mashaal to Step Down

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.Chana Ya'ar, 18/01/2012 14:53
Hamas Leaders’ Families Flee Syria

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.Gabe Kahn., 17/01/2012 17:37
Israel-PA Talks Resume in Amman, Round 3

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.Chana Ya'ar, 15/01/2012 14:22
2nd Round Israel-PA Talks Ends in Amman

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, 10/01/2012 01:10
Abbas Expresses 'Hope' for Amman Confab

Abbas Expresses 'Hope' for Amman Confab

PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas expressed 'hope' peace talks could be restarted while maintaining fait accompli preconditionsGabe Kahn., 03/01/2012 21:14
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
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
PM Netanyahu, German FM Westerwelle, Discuss PA

PM Netanyahu, German FM Westerwelle, Discuss PA

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is in Jerusalem to discuss the PA statehood bid.Chana Ya'ar, 12/09/2011 21:52
Report: Jordan Protects Israeli Embassy

Report: Jordan Protects Israeli Embassy

The Israeli embassy in Jordan has increased security after Friday's attack by Egyptian protesters on Israel's embassy in Cairo.Chana Ya'ar, 11/09/2011 18:11