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Jordan fumes after court allows Jews to pray on Temple Mount

Jordan fumes after court allows Jews to pray on Temple Mount

Jordan condemns Jerusalem court's decision to permit Jews to pray silently on Temple Mount. 'Place of worship only for Muslims.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 07/10/2021 18:43
Jordan’s King, Assad speak for first time in a decade

Jordan’s King, Assad speak for first time in a decade

Jordan’s King Abdullah II receives call from Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad amid efforts to boost cooperation between the countries.Elad Benari, 04/10/2021 06:43
Jordan's Crown Prince tests positive for COVID-19

Jordan's Crown Prince tests positive for COVID-19

The 27-year-old prince’s parents have tested negative and will quarantine at home for five days.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/09/2021 19:27
Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met the King of Jordan

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid met the King of Jordan

Channel 12 News reveals that the meeting took place last month in Amman, and the two discussed the tension on the Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/09/2021 03:56
Jordanian court upholds convictions in coup plot

Jordanian court upholds convictions in coup plot

Jordanian court upholds conviction of two former senior officials related to alleged plot against the kingdom.Ben Ariel, 10/09/2021 05:36
President Herzog met King Abdullah at his palace during secret visit

President Herzog met King Abdullah at his palace during secret visit

'There is a sense in the region of a desire to make progress, a desire to speak,' Pres. Herzog says after meeting Jordanian King.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2021 20:10
Jordan to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions

Jordan to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions

Jordan to resume in-school learning, allow universities to open their campuses, and allow full capacity at workplaces.Ben Ariel, 01/09/2021 06:35
Jordanian King calls for efforts to ensure Palestinian state

Jordanian King calls for efforts to ensure Palestinian state

King Abdullah II meets PA chairman, calls for international efforts to enable Palestinian Arabs to establish their independent state.Elad Benari, 16/08/2021 06:11
Jordanian professor: 'Arabs will eat Jews alive'

Jordanian professor: 'Arabs will eat Jews alive'

Jordanian professor says Arabs are not 'horses or donkeys' and will swallow up Israel when the time comes.MEMRI, 15/08/2021 09:09
Body of Jordanian soldier discovered in Jerusalem

Body of Jordanian soldier discovered in Jerusalem

Body of Jordanian soldier unearthed during construction for Jerusalem light rail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/08/2021 13:44
Report: Jordanian intelligence foiled ISIS attack on Israeli soldiers

Report: Jordanian intelligence foiled ISIS attack on Israeli soldiers

Four ISIS operatives were arrested and convicted by Jordan after planning terror attacks against IDF soldiers, Jewish targets, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 14:22
Jordan's King encouraged by meetings with Bennett and Gantz

Jordan's King encouraged by meetings with Bennett and Gantz

King Abdullah II: We must bring about the restoration of contacts between Israel and the Palestinians.Elad Benari, 26/07/2021 03:01
Five infiltrate Israel from Jordan

Five infiltrate Israel from Jordan

IDF troops and security forces apprehend five suspects who crossed into Israel illegally from Jordan.Arutz Sheva, 24/07/2021 20:45
Biden to King Abdullah II: We will always be there for Jordan

Biden to King Abdullah II: We will always be there for Jordan

King Abdullah II visits White House, becomes the first Arab world leader to meet face-to-face with Biden.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 05:42
Abdullah-Biden meeting will not help resolve Jewish-Arab conflict

Abdullah-Biden meeting will not help resolve Jewish-Arab conflict

King Hussein wrote that Palestine and Jordan were not separate countries. That coudl work, but Biden is back to the 2-State-Solution.Op-ed.David Singer, 13/07/2021 13:11
Pres. Herzog, King Abdullah, praise return to normal relations

Pres. Herzog, King Abdullah, praise return to normal relations

Jordanian King Abdullah II congratulates Pres. Herzog, expresses happiness at countries' return to normal relations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2021 21:13
US welcomes Israel-Jordan trade agreement

US welcomes Israel-Jordan trade agreement

State Dep't: Deal "will support the Palestinian people by allowing increased trade between Jordan and the West Bank."Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2021 08:53
Bennett held secret meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan

Bennett held secret meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett reportedly traveled secretly to Amman for sub rosa meeting with King Abdullah.David Rosenberg, 08/07/2021 19:34
Lapid: We'll double amount of water given to Jordan

Lapid: We'll double amount of water given to Jordan

Israel agrees to sell 50 million additional cubic meters of water this year, vastly increase Jordanian exports to Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 17:33
PM Bennett authorizes increase in amount of water Israel sells to Jordan

PM Bennett authorizes increase in amount of water Israel sells to Jordan

Israel to sell an additional 50 million cubic meters of water per year under PM Bennett's new directive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2021 10:00
Jordan's King backs Palestinian Arab statehood

Jordan's King backs Palestinian Arab statehood

King Abdullah II of Jordan expresses support for Palestinian Arabs in establishing an independent and viable state.Elad Benari, 02/07/2021 04:36
Jordan blasts Honduras over Jerusalem embassy opening

Jordan blasts Honduras over Jerusalem embassy opening

Jordan accuses Honduras of violating international law by moving its embassy to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2021 10:21
Two suspects in Jordanian coup attempt plead not guilty

Two suspects in Jordanian coup attempt plead not guilty

Former top adviser to Jordan’s King Abdullah II and a relative of the monarch plead not guilty to sedition and incitement charges.Elad Benari, 22/06/2021 03:07
Jordan condemns Jerusalem flag parade

Jordan condemns Jerusalem flag parade

Jordanian Foreign Ministry calls on Israel to "stop the attacks and provocations and respect the status quo."Elad Benari, 16/06/2021 06:47
Report: Netanyahu, Trump, Saudi Arabia pressured Jordan

Report: Netanyahu, Trump, Saudi Arabia pressured Jordan

Pressure from 3 nations over refusal to make concessions for peace process blamed for instability which led to coup attempt in Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2021 11:31
Watch: Jordanian MP brandishes sword, calls King a 'Pig'

Watch: Jordanian MP brandishes sword, calls King a 'Pig'

Jordanian MP Osama Al-Ajarmeh brandished a sword and threatens to put a 'bullet in between the eyes of King Abdullah'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 08:43
Jordanians who planned to carry out attack in Jerusalem released

Jordanians who planned to carry out attack in Jerusalem released

The two infiltrated Israel during Operation Guardian of the Walls and planned to attack soldiers.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 23:42
Radical Islamist activist: Jordan capable of destroying Israel on its own

Radical Islamist activist: Jordan capable of destroying Israel on its own

Jordanian Hizb ut-Tahrir activist says the Jordanian army is capable of 'liberating Palestine', evicting 'occupiers' from Europe, US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 21:01
Jordanian MP expelled for 'insulting' the King

Jordanian MP expelled for 'insulting' the King

Jordan's Parliament expels member of parliament Osama Ajarmeh who said government deliberately caused blackouts in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 05:45
Jordan summons Israeli ambassador

Jordan summons Israeli ambassador

The move comes after Israel detained two Jordanians who crossed into the country with knives.Elad Benari, 26/05/2021 04:59
Jordanians celebrate 'victory of resistance' against Israel

Jordanians celebrate 'victory of resistance' against Israel

Thousands demonstrate in Jordan following latest Gaza fighting, chant "death to Israel".Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2021 00:42
Jordan's King: Intensive diplomacy underway to end Israeli operation in Gaza

Jordan's King: Intensive diplomacy underway to end Israeli operation in Gaza

Jordan’s King Abdullah II says his kingdom is involved in intensive diplomacy to halt “Israeli military escalation”.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/05/2021 00:39
Jordan summons Israeli representatives over Jerusalem riots

Jordan summons Israeli representatives over Jerusalem riots

Jordan summons Israeli charge d'affaires at Israeli embassy in Amman to protest "ongoing Israeli violations" in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 10/05/2021 05:37
Senior Israeli official makes secret visit to Jordan

Senior Israeli official makes secret visit to Jordan

Israeli official attends Iftar meal in Jordan in midst of tensions, violence in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/2021 22:43
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