Jordan to impose nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus surge

Jordan to impose nationwide lockdown amid coronavirus surge

Jordan's Prime Minister announces five-day nationwide lockdown starting November 11.Elad Benari, 11/2/2020, 6:35 AM
King Abdullah offers PA negotiator medical treatment in Jordan

King Abdullah offers PA negotiator medical treatment in Jordan

King Abdullah II of Jordan instructs Foreign Minister to assist Saeb Erekat after he was diagnosed with coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/10/2020, 12:11 AM
Israel and Jordan to allow each other's flights over airspace

Israel and Jordan to allow each other's flights over airspace

New agreement following Israel agreements with Bahrain and UAE will allow the countries to fly over each other's airspace.Yedidya Ben Or, 10/8/2020, 2:57 PM
Jordan warns a return to full lockdown is possible

Jordan warns a return to full lockdown is possible

Jordan records 1,767 new cases of COVID-19, its highest daily tally since the start of the outbreak.Elad Benari, 10/1/2020, 6:49 AM
Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany call for resumption of Israel-PA peace talks

Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany call for resumption of Israel-PA peace talks

Foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany urged Israel and PA to restore "hope" to the peace process.Elad Benari, 9/25/2020, 6:42 AM
Explosion occurs at military warehouse in Jordan

Explosion occurs at military warehouse in Jordan

Jordanian Army says an electrical short circuit caused a massive explosion at military warehouse in city of Zarqa. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2020, 3:01 AM
Jordan, PA stress importance of 'two-state solution'

Jordan, PA stress importance of 'two-state solution'

Jordanian Foreign Minister and PA negotiator meet, stress importance of two-state solution to solve Israel-PA conflict.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2020, 5:09 AM
Jordanian man arrested after swimming to Eilat

Jordanian man arrested after swimming to Eilat

Eilat beach evacuated as Israeli police arrest Jordanian national who swam into Israeli waters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2020, 2:56 PM
Jordan releases cartoonist who criticized Israel-UAE deal

Jordan releases cartoonist who criticized Israel-UAE deal

Cartoonist who was charged for publishing a drawing critical of Israel-UAE deal will still face trial for "slander and libel".Ben Ariel, 8/31/2020, 6:46 AM
Cartoonist arrested in Jordan for mocking Israel-UAE deal

Cartoonist arrested in Jordan for mocking Israel-UAE deal

Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj arrested for publishing a cartoon criticizing the UAE-Israel peace deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2020, 1:52 PM
 The Israel-UAE pact: Sacrificing substance for ceremony?

The Israel-UAE pact: Sacrificing substance for ceremony?

Despite all the potential payoffs Israel-UAE normalization may entail, the agreement is really a prop for a much bigger drama. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/21/2020, 8:34 AM
A summer of honor killings

A summer of honor killings

The rise in honor killings in Turkey, Jordan, Iran etc. is sparking outrage on social media. And these are the ones we know about. Op-edAbigail R. Esman, 8/13/2020, 6:32 PM
How victory works

How victory works

Jordan understands that it was defeated in 1948 and 1967 and that the Jewish State is here to stay. Opinion.Nave Dromi, 7/21/2020, 8:05 PM
Jordan: Israeli sovereignty will have 'catastrophic repercussions'

Jordan: Israeli sovereignty will have 'catastrophic repercussions'

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi: Sovereignty will have repercussions for both two-state solution and peace efforts.Elad Benari, 7/20/2020, 6:12 AM
Jordanian court dissolves local Muslim Brotherhood branch

Jordanian court dissolves local Muslim Brotherhood branch

Jordan's top court says the country's branch of the Muslim Brotherhood failed to "rectify its legal status".Elad Benari, 7/17/2020, 6:15 AM
Jordan's King: Sovereignty will fuel instability

Jordan's King: Sovereignty will fuel instability

King Abdullah II says any unilateral Israeli moves to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria would be unacceptable.Elad Benari, 7/14/2020, 3:03 AM
Jordanian King: The coronavirus is under control

Jordanian King: The coronavirus is under control

Jordan's King Abdullah II says his country successfully brought coronavirus "under control" and will focus on restarting the economy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2020, 6:36 AM
Ariel Kallner: 'I suggest Jordan not pull the rope too tightly'

Ariel Kallner: 'I suggest Jordan not pull the rope too tightly'

Likud MK Kallner warns: 'Best for Jordan to worry about ensuring sovereignty in its own land.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 7/8/2020, 4:00 PM
Jordan demands Israel stop work at Western Wall

Jordan demands Israel stop work at Western Wall

Jordanian Foreign Ministry claims only Waqf has authority to renovate, maintain 'Al Aqsa Mosque,' including the Western Wall.Dalit Halevy, 7/7/2020, 4:42 PM
Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan warn Israel over sovereignty

Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan warn Israel over sovereignty

Foreign ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan release joint statement stating of 'serious consequences' to Israeli sovereignty.AFP, 7/7/2020, 3:50 PM
Report: Arab leaders won't oppose Israeli sovereignty

Report: Arab leaders won't oppose Israeli sovereignty

Arab world indifferent to possibility of Israeli sovereignty, won't take steps to oppose it, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 9:14 AM
Two Jordanians charged with smuggling weapons into Israel

Two Jordanians charged with smuggling weapons into Israel

Jordanian citizens arrested after infiltrating Israel charged with smuggling weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 2:12 PM
Jordan to Israel: We will oppose even limited sovereignty move

Jordan to Israel: We will oppose even limited sovereignty move

Jordanian government reportedly makes clear to Israel that it will oppose even a limited application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 6/29/2020, 6:41 AM
Report: Netanyahu sovereignty plan won't include Jordan Valley

Report: Netanyahu sovereignty plan won't include Jordan Valley

Senior Palestinian Authority official says Israel made clear to Jordan that sovereignty plan will be limited to 2 or 3 settlement blocs.David Rosenberg, 6/26/2020, 1:34 PM
Mossad chief visits Jordan to discuss annexation

Mossad chief visits Jordan to discuss annexation

Mossad chief relayed message from PM Netanyahu to King Abdullah II of Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2020, 3:42 PM
So Jordan backs the PLO in rejecting Trump 'Deal of the Century'

So Jordan backs the PLO in rejecting Trump 'Deal of the Century'

Jordan’s rejection of the Trump Plan could see Trump dealing with Jordan the way he dealt with the PLO’s rejection. OpinionDavid Singer, 6/24/2020, 6:30 PM
Report: Egypt, Jordan won't sanction Israel over sovereignty bid

Report: Egypt, Jordan won't sanction Israel over sovereignty bid

Moderate Arab states reportedly coordinating their responses to Netanyahu's sovereignty plan with Israel.David Rosenberg, 6/23/2020, 10:36 AM
Jordan, Netherlands oppose sovereignty

Jordan, Netherlands oppose sovereignty

Jordanian Foreign Minister speaks to Dutch counterpart, stresses importance of international efforts to thwart Israeli sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 6/23/2020, 4:45 AM
Jordanian Foreign Minister warns of 'unprecedented danger' from sovereignty plan

Jordanian Foreign Minister warns of 'unprecedented danger' from sovereignty plan

Jordan warns of 'unprecedented danger' from sovereignty plan, claims it will 'kill the two-state solution'.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 6/18/2020, 9:01 PM
Jordanian FM visits Abbas in Ramallah

Jordanian FM visits Abbas in Ramallah

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi meets PA chair in Ramallah amid tensions with Israel over its sovereignty plans.AFP, 6/18/2020, 2:48 PM
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince takes hard line on Israeli Judea and Samaria sovereignty

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince takes hard line on Israeli Judea and Samaria sovereignty

Expresses to Jordan's Abdullah UAE 'full solidarity', 'categorical rejection of accepting Israel's illegal annexation of Palestinian lands.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2020, 11:48 AM
Jewish leaders call on Jordan to extradite wanted terrorist to US

Jewish leaders call on Jordan to extradite wanted terrorist to US

Leaders of Conference of Presidents urge Jordan to extradite wanted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi to the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2020, 6:37 AM
Jordanian King: Sovereignty will threaten stability

Jordanian King: Sovereignty will threaten stability

King Abdullah to US congressional leaders: Israeli sovereignty move undermines the prospects of achieving peace and stability in the region.Elad Benari, 6/17/2020, 4:28 AM
Trump administration may freeze aid to Jordan over terrorist extradition

Trump administration may freeze aid to Jordan over terrorist extradition

White House considering withholding aid to Jordan over Hashemite kingdom's refusal to extradite terrorist involved in Jerusalem bombing.David Rosenberg, 6/16/2020, 1:24 PM
Report: Jordan's King refusing to communicate with Netanyahu

Report: Jordan's King refusing to communicate with Netanyahu

PA news agency reports King Abdullah II is refusing to communicate with Netanyahu over the sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 6/16/2020, 4:37 AM
German Foreign Minister: EU supports 'two-state solution'

German Foreign Minister: EU supports 'two-state solution'

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas meets Jordanian counterpart, says EU rejects any sovereignty plans by Israel.Elad Benari, 6/11/2020, 5:38 AM
'King Abdullah will not cancel the peace agreement'

'King Abdullah will not cancel the peace agreement'

Source close to Jordanian King says he will not annul the peace agreement with Israel despite his opposition to sovereignty.Elad Benari, 6/5/2020, 4:34 AM
Jordan: Annexation will have 'grave consequences'

Jordan: Annexation will have 'grave consequences'

Jordan’s Foreign Minister warns application of sovereignty over Judea and Samaria would have a dire effect on Jordanian-Israeli relations.Elad Benari, 6/3/2020, 2:59 AM
Jordan says it foiled suicide attacks against Israel

Jordan says it foiled suicide attacks against Israel

Jordanian says kingdom arrested 5 suspects who planned to carry out multiple suicide attacks against Israeli targets in Judea and Samaria.AFP, 6/2/2020, 9:45 PM
Will Jordan rethink its control over the Temple Mount's Waqf?

Will Jordan rethink its control over the Temple Mount's Waqf?

Jordan is under heavy pressure to rebuild the Waqf with different representatives, source says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2020, 3:17 PM
Will Saudi Arabia join the Waqf, at Turkey's expense?

Will Saudi Arabia join the Waqf, at Turkey's expense?

Israel, Saudi Arabia, in talks to integrate Saudi representatives into Temple Mount Waqf, Saudi official confirms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2020, 9:11 AM
'Abbas has no answer to Israel applying sovereignty'

'Abbas has no answer to Israel applying sovereignty'

Arab affairs commentator Yoni Ben Menachem explains that the PA threats against Israel are not serious.Nitsan Keidar, 6/1/2020, 5:13 AM
Jordan's FM speaks to counterparts, warns about sovereignty

Jordan's FM speaks to counterparts, warns about sovereignty

Jordan’s Foreign Minister, Ayman Safadi, reiterates importance of two-state solution in conversation with US and British counterparts.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/29/2020, 1:33 AM
'Jordan has a vested interest in Israeli sovereignty'

'Jordan has a vested interest in Israeli sovereignty'

Leader of Security Movement criticizes those who are attempting to prevent sovereignty. 'The security benefit would be very big.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/28/2020, 4:47 PM
Jordan urges international community to stop sovereignty

Jordan urges international community to stop sovereignty

Jordanian Foreign Minister warns: An Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria would institutionalize apartheid.Elad Benari, 5/28/2020, 6:22 AM
Senior Saudi, Jordanian officials say moderate Arab states back Israel's sovereignty plan

Senior Saudi, Jordanian officials say moderate Arab states back Israel's sovereignty plan

While Arab leaders officially oppose Israel's sovereignty plan, many have backed the plan in closed-door talks with the US.David Rosenberg, 5/27/2020, 8:28 AM
Jordan threatens to review ties with Israel over sovereignty

Jordan threatens to review ties with Israel over sovereignty

Jordanian Prime Minister: We will not accept unilateral Israeli moves to annex Palestinian lands.Elad Benari, 5/22/2020, 3:07 AM
Infiltration reported on Israel-Jordan border, suspect shot

Infiltration reported on Israel-Jordan border, suspect shot

Israeli forces open fire on infiltrator crossing into Israeli territory from Jordan. Infiltrator moderately wounded.David Rosenberg, 5/20/2020, 9:24 AM
The Jordanian threat: Significant harm to relations with Israel

The Jordanian threat: Significant harm to relations with Israel

Jordanian officials estimate that Jordan would not continue security and economic ties with Israel should it apply sovereignty.Elad Benari, 5/19/2020, 4:09 AM
'The King of Jordan doesn't want Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria'

'The King of Jordan doesn't want Palestinian state in Judea and Samaria'

Orientalist Yoni Ben Menahem: Abdullah's threats designed to calm Pali unrest in his country; he wants IDF, not Palestinian state next door.Shimon Cohen, 5/18/2020, 8:01 PM
The Jordanian King that roared

The Jordanian King that roared

Abdullah, tinpot ruler of a toothless state, has the chutzpah to threaten Israel on its reuniting Jewish land with the Jewish State. Op-ed.Alan Bergstein, 5/18/2020, 8:42 AM
Sovereignty plan will set Israel on collision course with Jordan, warns Jordanian king

Sovereignty plan will set Israel on collision course with Jordan, warns Jordanian king

Jordan's King Abdullah warns that if Israel applies sovereignty in Judea & Samaria, it create a 'massive conflict' with Jordan.David Rosenberg, 5/15/2020, 3:15 PM
7 GOP lawmakers demand Jordan extradite terrorist behind Jerusalem pizzeria bombing

7 GOP lawmakers demand Jordan extradite terrorist behind Jerusalem pizzeria bombing

Republican congressman threaten Jordan with sanctions if it does not extradite terrorist who planned 2001 Jerusalem bombing.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 5/10/2020, 10:54 PM
ANALYSIS: There is no cause to fear sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria

ANALYSIS: There is no cause to fear sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria

The implementation of sovereignty in parts of Area C in Judea and Samaria is a hot potato for the newly formed Israeli government.Yochanan Visser, 5/10/2020, 10:05 PM
UN Special Rapporteur incites hatred towards the Jewish People

UN Special Rapporteur incites hatred towards the Jewish People

UNHRC Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the 'Palestinian Territory' issued an explosive anti-Jewish statement. Op-ed.David Singer, 5/4/2020, 12:46 PM
Jordan mulling resumption of curfew in some areas

Jordan mulling resumption of curfew in some areas

Jordan says it could resume a curfew in southern governorates following violations of public health and safety instructions.Elad Benari, 4/23/2020, 6:28 AM
Jordan bans worship in mosques due to coronavirus outbreak

Jordan bans worship in mosques due to coronavirus outbreak

Jordan announces ban on public worship in mosques during Ramadan in order to curb the spread of COVID-19.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/15/2020, 12:54 AM