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Jordan says it is still committed to peace treaty

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, 26/10/2018 00:05
Protest in Jordan: Cancel peace treaty with Israel

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.Dalit Halevi, 21/10/2018 05:25
Jordan's parliament to review peace deal with Israel

Jordan's parliament to review peace deal with Israel

Jordanian parliament approves committee to reevaluate all formal ties with Israel, including the peace agreement.Elad Benari, 11/12/2017 06:15
Jordan's King calls on U.S. to support 'Palestinian issue'

Jordan's King calls on U.S. to support 'Palestinian issue'

King Abdullah II says there will be no breakthrough in the peace process if U.S. doesn't support a solution to the “Palestinian issue”.Elad Benari, 07/08/2017 05:12
Name of security guard from Jordan incident published

Name of security guard from Jordan incident published

Identity of security guard cleared for publication after Jordanian newspaper publishes his name and photo.Elad Benari, 31/07/2017 01:15
Jordan hands investigation file to Israel

Jordan hands investigation file to Israel

Jordan’s Foreign Ministry hands Israel the file containing results of the investigation into the incident near the Israeli embassy.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/07/2017 23:04
Israel launches investigation into Jordan incident

Israel launches investigation into Jordan incident

Israel launches initial probe into incident near the Israeli embassy in Jordan, will share findings with Amman.Ben Ariel, Canada, 28/07/2017 20:48
Protesters in Jordan: Sever ties with Israel

Protesters in Jordan: Sever ties with Israel

Protesters in Jordan, supported by the radical Islamic Movement, call on the government to cut ties with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 08/11/2015 01:47
Jordan, PA suspicious of Temple Mount camera deal

Jordan, PA suspicious of Temple Mount camera deal

Waqf insists cameras must be installed under its own supervision, insisting Israel will use them to 'change status quo' at holy site.Tova Dvorin, 27/10/2015 13:35
Kerry Wants Temple Mount Status Quo in Writing?

Kerry Wants Temple Mount Status Quo in Writing?

Israeli officials say Kerry wants to put the understandings reached by Israel and Jordan on the Temple Mount in writing.Ben Ariel, 20/10/2015 06:12
Israel Rejects Full Waqf Control Over Temple Mount

Israel Rejects Full Waqf Control Over Temple Mount

Report: Netanyahu rejected offer for Temple Mount to be overseen entirely by Amman, as in pre-2000 arrangement.Tova Dvorin, 19/10/2015 17:57
Israel Greets First Female Envoy to Arab Country

Israel Greets First Female Envoy to Arab Country

Einat Schlein, a long-time Foreign Ministry employee, presents credentials to King Abdullah of Jordan in moving ceremony.Nitsan Keidar, 07/09/2015 21:14
Jordan Blames Israeli Government For Arson Attack

Jordan Blames Israeli Government For Arson Attack

'Denying the rights of the Palestinian people' led to attack on Palestinian family, Amman bizarrely claims Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2015 11:56
Fight Against ISIS Helps Israel-Jordan Relations

Fight Against ISIS Helps Israel-Jordan Relations

Common enemy? Israel-Jordan relationship reportedly improving as both sides struggle to battle radical Islamism, security source says.Tova Dvorin, 18/02/2015 20:18
Jordan: Arrested Israelis Suspected of Fraud

Jordan: Arrested Israelis Suspected of Fraud

Jordan confirms it arrested two Israelis and a Briton, says they are suspected of involvement in fraud and counterfeiting currency.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/05/2014 01:00
Jordan Envoy Summoned over Article Quoting Hitler

Jordan Envoy Summoned over Article Quoting Hitler

The anti-Israeli article by a former Jordanian foreign minister was published in The Jordan Times.AFP and Arutz Sheva staff, 01/05/2014 21:20
Jordan, Israel Strike Natural Gas Deal

Jordan, Israel Strike Natural Gas Deal

Amman the first to sign natural gas import agreement with Israel after Egyptian pipeline becomes too unreliable.Tova Dvorin, 21/02/2014 09:24
Jordan: Violence Against Israel Not Terrorism

Jordan: Violence Against Israel Not Terrorism

Jordan’s Islamist-dominated parliament adopts a bill which stipulates that violence against Israel will not be a terrorist act.Elad Benari, 12/12/2013 03:42
Late-Night Mission to Save Injured Bird

Late-Night Mission to Save Injured Bird

Israel enlists to save injured bird on the endangered list.Maayana Miskin, 22/04/2013 18:23
Jordan's Brotherhood Slams New Envoy to Israel

Jordan's Brotherhood Slams New Envoy to Israel

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood criticizes the naming of a new ambassador to Israel, says it's not in the kingdom's interests.Elad Benari, 03/10/2012 05:00
Israeli Seriously Injured in Jordan Car Accident

Israeli Seriously Injured in Jordan Car Accident

An Israeli is seriously injured in a car accident in an area of Jordan considered to be popular among Israeli tourists.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/08/2012 00:01
Activists Protest Outside Embassy in Jordan

Activists Protest Outside Embassy in Jordan

Dozens of anti-Israel activists protested in front of the Israeli Embassy in Amman, demand that it be closed.Elad Benari, 30/03/2012 05:45
Report: Jordan to Protect Israel with Patriots

Report: Jordan to Protect Israel with Patriots

Report: Jordan will place Patriot missile batteries on its territory to protect itself and Israel against air strikes from Syria.Elad Benari, 24/02/2012 06:44
Rivlin's Greeting Angers Jordanian Speaker

Rivlin's Greeting Angers Jordanian Speaker

The Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament returns Knesset Speaker's greeting because he called Jerusalem “the capital of Israel.”Elad Benari, 23/01/2012 07:15
Jordanian Farmers: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Jordanian Farmers: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Farmers and wholesalers in Jordan have demanded that the government stop imports of potatoes originating in Israel.Elad Benari, 30/12/2011 06:12
Jordan Boycotts Int'l Bike Ride

Jordan Boycotts Int'l Bike Ride

An international environmental awareness cycling tour set for October 8 has been sabotaged by a Jordanian Islamist boycott of Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 07/10/2010 16:07
Jordan: Calls to Boycott Israel

Jordan: Calls to Boycott Israel

Jordanian boycott committee pushes ban on all companies that transport Israeli or American goods.Maayana Miskin, 11/07/2010 20:06
Jordan Joining Arab Hawks

Jordan Joining Arab Hawks

Jordan was better off before peace with Israel, King Abdullah says. “Jerusalem could blow up into war. Jordan sides with ‘power brigade.’”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/04/2010 08:58
Egypt: No Energy Deals w/ Israel

Egypt: No Energy Deals w/ Israel

The Egyptian Energy Ministry has denied reports it is planning to include Israel in a project to create a regional electricity grid.Hana Levi Julian, 21/02/2010 17:17
MK Orlev: Jordan is Palestine

MK Orlev: Jordan is Palestine

Asked to present his alternative to the “two-state option,” MK Zevulun Orlev says, “The PA Arabs already have a state – Jordan.”Hillel Fendel, 09/02/2010 13:05
Egypt's Massive US Arms Deal

Egypt's Massive US Arms Deal

US will sell 24 F-16 jet fighters, huge arms cache to Egypt in a $3.2 billion deal. No deal in the works with Israel.Malkah Fleisher, 06/01/2010 21:55
Jordanian Spy is Al Qaeda Man

Jordanian Spy is Al Qaeda Man

A Jordanian spy sent to Afghanistan to search out top Al Qaeda leaders turned double agent and murdered 7 CIA men and 1 Jordanian.Hana Levi Julian, 05/01/2010 15:28
Jordanians: Arrest Rivlin, Eldad

Jordanians: Arrest Rivlin, Eldad

First it was Europe. Now it is Jordan, where lawyers want an arrest warrant of two Knesset MK for their calling Jordan a “Palestinian” state. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/01/2010 09:56
Arabs Claim Dead Sea Scrolls

Arabs Claim Dead Sea Scrolls

Jordan and the PA have asked Canada to seize Israel's 2,000-year-old Dead Sea scrolls, currently on display in Toronto. Their claims are weak.Hillel Fendel, 02/01/2010 22:55
'Viva Palestina' Heads for Syria

'Viva Palestina' Heads for Syria

A British legislator has led his convoy of aid for Gaza out of Aqaba and is now heading for Syria after learning the Egyptians cannot be pressured.Hana Levi Julian, 29/12/2009 12:18
Arab MK to be Indicted

Arab MK to be Indicted

Attorney General Menachem Mazuz has decided to indict Arab MK Sa’id Naffaa in connection with his trip to Syria in October 2007.Hana Levi Julian, 13/12/2009 16:35
Jordan to US Jews: Help PA State

Jordan to US Jews: Help PA State

Jordan's King Abdullah II met with American Jewish leaders Tuesday, urging them to help pressure Israel to accept the 2002 Saudi Peace Plan.Hana Levi Julian, 19/11/2009 10:59
Joint Israel-Jordan Drill Held

Joint Israel-Jordan Drill Held

A joint Israel-Jordan earthquake drill was held Monday despite continued friction over Arab riots on the Temple Mount and the status of Jerusalem.Hana Levi Julian, 10/11/2009 13:55
'Israel to Wage War for Water'

'Israel to Wage War for Water'

A professor in Jordan, considered one of Israel’s warmest Arab neighbors, charges that Israel will wage war against Egypt and Lebanon for water.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 07/11/2009 20:56
Egypt, Jordan: No Normalization

Egypt, Jordan: No Normalization

Egypt and Jordan have joined Arab countries at war with Israel in saying they will not normalize ties before an Israel-PA peace deal is signed.Maayana Miskin, 10/09/2009 22:16
Arab States: 'Press Israel More'

Arab States: 'Press Israel More'

Kuwaiti, Jordanian and Saudi officials gave US leaders Obama and Clinton the same message: more pressure on Israel, now.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 03/08/2009 23:50
Jordan Revoking Palestinian IDs

Jordan Revoking Palestinian IDs

Jordan has begun revoking the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians. Officials say it is intended to head off any Israeli plan to expel Arabs.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 21/07/2009 16:00
More Gestures for PA

More Gestures for PA

PM Netanyahu gathered ministers to find ways to help PA Arabs.The Allenby Bridge will be open 24 hours a day and economic projects are under way.Maayana Miskin, 08/07/2009 12:50
PA Bends, Dead Sea in Contest

PA Bends, Dead Sea in Contest

PA Chairman Abbas changes mind and joins Israel and Jordan in supporting the Dead Sea in the New 7 Natural Wonders of the World Contest.Yehudah Lev Kay, 01/07/2009 13:37