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Jordan: The Temple Mount belongs to Muslims only

Jordan: The Temple Mount belongs to Muslims only

Jordanian Foreign Ministry says that the entire area of the Al-Aqsa Mosque is a place of worship for Muslims only.Dalit Halevi, 04/05/2021 05:37
Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

The seas are becoming another sphere in which Israel must spare no effort to halt Iran’s efforts to increase its regional foothold.Eyal Zisser, 13/04/2021 08:57
Jordan’s “House of Cards”–The implications for Israel

Jordan’s “House of Cards”–The implications for Israel

Israel could find, along its lengthiest border, no longer a pro-Western monarchy, but an extreme, hostile Muslim regime. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 09/04/2021 14:00
Jordan's King: The sedition has been nipped in the bud

Jordan's King: The sedition has been nipped in the bud

Jordan's King Abdullah II says the political crisis involving his half-brother Prince Hamzah is over.Elad Benari, 08/04/2021 04:01
Jordanian prince pledges loyalty to King Abdullah II

Jordanian prince pledges loyalty to King Abdullah II

Jordan's Prince Hamzah pledges loyalty to King Abdullah II following rift within the royal family.Ben Ariel, 06/04/2021 01:11
Report: Ex-Mossad agent offered to get Prince Hamzah's family out of Jordan

Report: Ex-Mossad agent offered to get Prince Hamzah's family out of Jordan

Jordanian official reportedly claims former Israeli agent offered to fly family of arrested Jordanian prince out of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 20:26
How could alleged coup plot in Jordan affect ties with Israel?

How could alleged coup plot in Jordan affect ties with Israel?

Top Israeli Arab affairs scholar Dr. Mordechai Kedar says Israel must 'reassess' its relationship with Jordan.Yoni Kempinski, 04/04/2021 19:46
Jordan's Queen Noor: Claims of coup plot are 'wicked slander'

Jordan's Queen Noor: Claims of coup plot are 'wicked slander'

Former Queen of Jordan comes out with public defense of her son, the ex-Crown Prince accused of plotting overthrow of King Abdullah.David Rosenberg, 04/04/2021 19:00
Jordan's Crown Prince under house arrest: We have turned into a tyrant state

Jordan's Crown Prince under house arrest: We have turned into a tyrant state

Jordanian Crown Prince announces he's been placed on house arrest, blames state institutions in possible 'last communication' with outside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 08:35
Jordan foils attempt to overthrow its King Abdullah II

Jordan foils attempt to overthrow its King Abdullah II

Coup is 'under control,' Jordanian military officials tell Israeli counterparts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2021 22:18
Jordan livid over Jewish visits to Temple Mount

Jordan livid over Jewish visits to Temple Mount

In official protest letter, Jordanian Foreign Ministry claims that the entire area of the Al-Aqsa Mosque is for Muslims only.Dalit Halevi, 02/04/2021 04:58
Jordan condemns Kosovo for opening embassy in Jerusalem

Jordan condemns Kosovo for opening embassy in Jerusalem

Jordanian government calls Kosovo's decision to open an embassy in Jerusalem 'invalid and illegitimate.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 18:09
Report: Netanyahu closed Israeli airspace to flights from Jordan

Report: Netanyahu closed Israeli airspace to flights from Jordan

PM reportedly ordered the closure of airspace for flights to Jordan following diplomatic spat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2021 03:08
Lack of oxygen kills COVID-19 patients in Jordanian hospital

Lack of oxygen kills COVID-19 patients in Jordanian hospital

Patients at a Jordanian hospital's COVID-19 unit died after their oxygen supply ran out, leading to resignation of Jordan health minister.Dan Verbin, 14/03/2021 15:00
Government approves: Jordanian foreign workers will enter Eilat

Government approves: Jordanian foreign workers will enter Eilat

Government approves Ministry of Health's proposal to allow the entry of Jordanian foreign workers for the hotel industry in Eilat.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/03/2021 20:18
Netanyahu visit to UAE cancelled at last minute

Netanyahu visit to UAE cancelled at last minute

PMO says delay in Jordan approving flight path led to decision to cancel visit to Abu Dhabi. New date not yet set.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 15:25
Jordanian prince refused entry to Israel for violating agreement

Jordanian prince refused entry to Israel for violating agreement

Prince planning visit to Temple Mount returned to Amman after his security entourage was found to be larger than had been agreed upon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2021 20:37
Jordan's FM to Ashkenazi: Normalization cannot replace 'two-state solution'

Jordan's FM to Ashkenazi: Normalization cannot replace 'two-state solution'

Jordanian Foreign Minister to Israeli counterpart: There is no alternative to a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 06:43
PA acknowledges it gave vaccines to Jordan

PA acknowledges it gave vaccines to Jordan

PA "health ministry" confirmed that 200 vaccines were transferred to Jordan with the consent of PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 05:15
Jordan's King calls on Israel to vaccinate Palestinian Arabs

Jordan's King calls on Israel to vaccinate Palestinian Arabs

King Abdullah II says Israel's failure to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Palestinian Arabs is counterproductive.Elad Benari, 29/01/2021 06:35
Jordan condemns new Israeli construction in Samaria

Jordan condemns new Israeli construction in Samaria

Jordan says Israel’s approval of the construction of nearly 800 new housing units in Samaria is a "flagrant violation of international law".Elad Benari, 18/01/2021 06:38
Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Ministers call for two-state solution for Israel-PA conflict

Munich Group, made up of Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan, meets in Cairo, urges US involvement in peace talks.Elad Benari, 12/01/2021 06:01
PA, Jordan accuse Israel of 'Judaizing' Western Wall

PA, Jordan accuse Israel of 'Judaizing' Western Wall

PA, Jordanian Waqf demand UN Security Council stop all Israeli renovation at Western Wall Plaza as an "assault on all Muslims."Gary Willig, 11/01/2021 16:07
Watch: Jordanian academic denies the Holocaust

Watch: Jordanian academic denies the Holocaust

Kuwaiti-born Jordanian academic in TV interview: No Jew or non-Jew died in the gas chambers, because there we no gas chambers.Elad Benari, 11/01/2021 06:34
PA official: Tripartite move to support international peace conference

PA official: Tripartite move to support international peace conference

PA envoy says there is a joint Palestinian-Egyptian-Jordanian move to support international peace conference.Elad Benari, 21/12/2020 06:06
Egypt working to advance peace process

Egypt working to advance peace process

Egyptian Foreign Minister says Cairo is working to prevent Israel from taking "unilateral measures" that will not build trust.Dalit Halevi, 20/12/2020 02:51
Jordanian FM: Only two-state solution will bring peace

Jordanian FM: Only two-state solution will bring peace

Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi says Israel's "illegal actions" undermine any prospects for a two-state solution to the conflict.Elad Benari, 07/12/2020 05:06
Abbas and Jordan's King express hope Biden will revive peace talks

Abbas and Jordan's King express hope Biden will revive peace talks

Jordan’s King Abdullah meets PA chairman, expresses support for Palestinian statehood.Elad Benari, 30/11/2020 06:34
Jordan condemns elimination of Iranian nuclear scientist

Jordan condemns elimination of Iranian nuclear scientist

Jordan's Foreign Ministry stresses need to reduce tensions following elimination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.Elad Benari, 30/11/2020 01:14
Biden mentions 'two-state solution' in call with Jordanian King

Biden mentions 'two-state solution' in call with Jordanian King

US President-elect speaks to King Abdullah II of Jordan, in his first conversation with an Arab leader since his election victory.Elad Benari, 24/11/2020 06:37
Senior Jordanian officer with coronavirus evacuated to Hadassah

Senior Jordanian officer with coronavirus evacuated to Hadassah

Following deterioration in condition, officer flown to Jerusalem hospital, where PA official Saeb Erekat is also hospitalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/11/2020 21:56
Jordanian MP who challenged Likud MK to fight killed in car accident

Jordanian MP who challenged Likud MK to fight killed in car accident

Yahya Al-Saud challenged former MK Oren Hazan to a fight at the border, before Netanyahu intervened.Elad Benari, 04/11/2020 06:45
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, 02/11/2020 06:35
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 00:11
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, 08/10/2020 14:57
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, 01/10/2020 06:49
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, 25/09/2020 06:42
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, 11/09/2020 03:01
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, 07/09/2020 05:09
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, 02/09/2020 14:56
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, 31/08/2020 06:46
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, 28/08/2020 13:52
 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, 21/08/2020 08:34
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, 13/08/2020 18:32
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, 21/07/2020 20:05
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, 20/07/2020 06:12
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, 17/07/2020 06:15
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, 14/07/2020 03:03
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, 13/07/2020 06:36
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, 08/07/2020 16:00
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, 07/07/2020 16:42
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, 07/07/2020 15:50
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, 06/07/2020 09:14
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, 29/06/2020 14:12
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, 29/06/2020 06:41
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, 26/06/2020 13:34