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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'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
Jordan’s King Abdullah clips the wings of a rival to the crown prince

Jordan’s King Abdullah clips the wings of a rival to the crown prince

Jordan’s king has taken steps to ensure that the crown goes to his own son rather than his popular half-brother. Analysis.Oded Granot, 06/04/2021 01:55
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
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 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
King Abdullah the Irrelevant

King Abdullah the Irrelevant

Last week’s fleeting diplomatic crisis with Jordan shows the changing relations between Jerusalem and Amman since the Abraham Accords.Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 21/03/2021 23:40
Action – not platitudes– is required from Jordan’s King Abdullah

Action – not platitudes– is required from Jordan’s King Abdullah

Jordan’s King Abdullah continues to engage in platitudes but does nothing to help resolve the Arab-Jewish conflict. Opinion., 19/02/2021 13:30
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
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
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
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
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
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, 17/06/2020 04:28
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, 16/06/2020 04:37
'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, 05/06/2020 04:34
'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, 18/05/2020 20:01
Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over sovereignty plan

Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over sovereignty plan

Hashemite kingdom warns Israel against applying sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria.i24NEWS, 18/05/2020 19:35
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, 15/05/2020 15:15
Liberman: Netanyahu promised Jordan he won't annex Jordan Valley

Liberman: Netanyahu promised Jordan he won't annex Jordan Valley

MK Liberman claims: PM Netanyahu promised King Abdullah that talk of annexation was 'just for elections.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/02/2020 19:00
Jordan's King rejects Trump's peace plan

Jordan's King rejects Trump's peace plan

Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Trump's "Deal of the Century": We will not agree to proposals that come at our expense.Elad Benari, 27/01/2020 02:12
Jordan's King: Relations with Israel worse than ever

Jordan's King: Relations with Israel worse than ever

King Abdullah II says two-state solution is only way to solve Israeli-Arab conflict, warns: "This is the final opportunity."Elad Benari, Canada, 22/11/2019 21:34
Jordan's King visits enclave evacuated by Israel

Jordan's King visits enclave evacuated by Israel

King Abdullah II and his son visit the enclave of Tzofar after expiration of lease to Israel.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2019 04:38
King Abdullah: 'Jordan applying full sovereignty to Naharayim'

King Abdullah: 'Jordan applying full sovereignty to Naharayim'

Jordan's king announced in parliament that he is imposing full sovereignty to border enclaves leased to Israel for 25 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019 16:27
Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Ahead of termination of land lease, Jordan Valley Council turns to Jordan's King Abdullah. 'Let us meet and reach an agreement.'Mordechai Sones, 10/10/2019 13:04
'Applying sovereignty would impact ties with Egypt and Jordan'

'Applying sovereignty would impact ties with Egypt and Jordan'

Jordan’s King Abdullah II warns Israel against applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 25/09/2019 06:32
Macron, Jordanian King concerned over Jordan Valley

Macron, Jordanian King concerned over Jordan Valley

French President and Jordan's King voice concern over Israel's plan to impose sovereignty over the Jordan Valley.Elad Benari, 17/09/2019 05:36
Egypt, Jordan reaffirm support for two states

Egypt, Jordan reaffirm support for two states

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II discuss efforts to end Israeli-Palestinian Arab conflict.Elad Benari, 30/07/2019 03:05
Jordan's King stresses importance of 'two-state solution'

Jordan's King stresses importance of 'two-state solution'

In meeting with PA chairman, King Abdullah restates his position that creation of Palestinian state is the only way to end the conflict.Elad Benari, 25/07/2019 05:35
Kushner meets Jordan king in push for US peace plan

Kushner meets Jordan king in push for US peace plan

Trump advisor Jared Kushner visits Jordan following visit to Morocco to seek support for next month's Bahrain conference.AFP, 29/05/2019 22:29
Jordan's King to Abbas: Palestinian issue will remain a priority

Jordan's King to Abbas: Palestinian issue will remain a priority

King Abdullah II of Jordan meets PA chairman, reaffirms commitment to help Palestinians achieve a state.Elad Benari, 24/05/2019 06:11
Jordanian King reshuffles top brass

Jordanian King reshuffles top brass

King Abdullah II of Jordan replaces general intelligence chief and several other officials amid fears of instability.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/05/2019 01:12
Jordan's King warns Israel

Jordan's King warns Israel

King Abdullah II of Jordan says his position on Jerusalem is "unwavering".Elad Benari, 21/03/2019 05:04
Young Israel to Jordanian King: Distance yourself from terror

Young Israel to Jordanian King: Distance yourself from terror

National Council of Young Israel criticizes incident in which Jordanian MP praised terrorist who murdered two Israelis.Ben Ariel, 20/03/2019 03:44
Trump's peace team meets Jordanian King

Trump's peace team meets Jordanian King

Jordan's King Abdullah II meets Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Pompeo during visit to Washington.Elad Benari, 13/03/2019 03:59
Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

Jordanian King, Egyptian President call for 'two-state solution'

King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi affirm importance of efforts to achieve peace based on two-state solution.Elad Benari, 14/01/2019 06:06
Jordanian union encouraging passersby to trample Israeli flags

Jordanian union encouraging passersby to trample Israeli flags

Jordan's trade union places Israeli flags outside all of its offices for passerby to step on following earlier diplomatic incident.Tzvi Lev, 03/01/2019 15:54
Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Jordan mourns after 20 schoolchildren killed

Following drowning, Jordan's King Abdullah says 'the pain of every mother and father is my pain'.Tzvi Lev, 26/10/2018 16:15
Peace with Jordan – stop panicking

Peace with Jordan – stop panicking

Since the publication of the King’s decision not to renew leases renting Jordanian property to Israel, utter hysteria has overcome the Israeli media and the voices of both broadcasters and those they interview are laced with panic.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 24/10/2018 15:16
Netanyahu vows to renegotiate deal with Jordan

Netanyahu vows to renegotiate deal with Jordan

After Jordan's King Abdullah announces nullification of land lease to Israel, Netanyahu vows to negotiation their restoration.David Rosenberg, 21/10/2018 17:13
Gabbay meets Jordanian king

Gabbay meets Jordanian king

Labor leader tells King Abdullah II he is committed to a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 09/10/2018 05:46
Jordan seeks urgent UNRWA funding

Jordan seeks urgent UNRWA funding

Jordan's King Abdullah II calls at UN for international community to save UNRWA after US cuts funding.AFP, 26/09/2018 03:58
Jordan: Palestinian-Jordanian confederation a 'red line'

Jordan: Palestinian-Jordanian confederation a 'red line'

Jordanian king blasts US proposal of 'confederation' with PA. 'Every year we hear about a confederation. I ask: confederation with whom?'AFP, 05/09/2018 22:53
Without a deal, Israel will end up with 'Mohammad' as PM

Without a deal, Israel will end up with 'Mohammad' as PM

President Trump reportedly told King of Jordan that Israel will end up with Arab PM if no peace deal can be reached with PA.David Rosenberg, 19/08/2018 21:33
Instability in Jordan: The impact on Trump’s “Ultimate Deal”

Instability in Jordan: The impact on Trump’s “Ultimate Deal”

INTO THE FRAY: Who controls Jordan  is a matter of critical importance—especially in light of the grim experience of the “Arab Spring”.Dr. Martin Sherman, 06/07/2018 08:01
Trump silent on timetable for peace plan

Trump silent on timetable for peace plan

At meeting with Jordanian King, Trump says "progress" made in the Middle East but won't offer timetable for announcing Israel-PA peace plan.Elad Benari, 26/06/2018 00:05
Trump peace plan delayed as Jordan balks at replacing PLO

Trump peace plan delayed as Jordan balks at replacing PLO

The outcome of the Jordanian king's visit to the White House this week is crucial to the advancement of Trump's plan. David Singer, 24/06/2018 09:10
Jordan's King to meet Trump

Jordan's King to meet Trump

Jordan's King Abdullah II sets off for the United States, will discuss Israel-PA peace with Trump.Elad Benari, 22/06/2018 02:36
Israel scraps Temple Mount police station

Israel scraps Temple Mount police station

Following PM's meeting with Jordanian king, Israel scraps police station guarding archaeological site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2018 13:02
Kushner, Trump envoy meet with Jordan king

Kushner, Trump envoy meet with Jordan king

Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner meet King Abdullah II in Amman day after king meets with PM Netanyahu.AFP, 19/06/2018 18:12
PM Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah

PM Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah

Israeli, Jordanian leaders meet in Amman, discuss economic ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2018 21:12
Jordan's King: We must address the challenges in a new way

Jordan's King: We must address the challenges in a new way

Hours after dismissing his Prime Minister, Jordan’s King Abdullah II discusses the crisis in the kingdom.Elad Benari, 05/06/2018 04:04
Jordanian PM to resign amid protests

Jordanian PM to resign amid protests

King Abdullah expected to ask Prime Minister Hani Mulki to resign following protests over economic policies.Elad Benari, 04/06/2018 03:04
ANALYSIS: Will Middle East turmoil finally reach Jordan?

ANALYSIS: Will Middle East turmoil finally reach Jordan?

Is Jordan about to become a victim of the misnamed "Arab Spring?"Yochanan Visser, 03/06/2018 22:02
Jordan's King condemns Israeli 'aggression'

Jordan's King condemns Israeli 'aggression'

Jordan’s King Abdullah blasts Israel over Gaza violence, criticizes U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 15/05/2018 05:12
'United States must play a role in Israel-PA peace'

'United States must play a role in Israel-PA peace'

King Abdullah II of Jordan criticizes Trump's Jerusalem declaration, but stresses U.S. is essential to any hope of Israel-PA peace.Elad Benari, 05/02/2018 06:15