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Embassy in Amman protested "incitement to kill Israelis" in the Jordanian press.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
London-based paper says decision could affect Abbas and his two sons, who have businesses in Jordan.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Renovation renews concerns among archeologists, religious groups of Muslim indifference and destruction of Jewish antiquities at contested holy site.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Sources say Jordan's Dina Kawar had to "practically be shoved out the door" in order to file the Palestinian draft.
By MAYA SHWAYDER
"Dollars played an important role as they provided legitimacy to Hamas," said the plaintiffs' lawyer.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,REUTERS
The Brotherhood members are accused of creating a secret military organization and planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the West Bank.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"Al Arab Al Yawm" reports Jordan has called on Netanyahu's government to maintain status quo in capital.
Adnan Abu Uda, the King's previous chief of office, says attack on synagogue was "natural reaction," and of no connection to Jordan.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Jordan recalled Walid Obeidat for consultations earlier this month to protest Israeli actions on the Temple Mount.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Kerry in the Jordanian capital earlier on Thursday and with Abdullah on Wednesday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
"There is a joint interest by Israel and Jordan to keep the area stable," IDF officer says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
PA chief scheduled to meet Kerry in Amman on Thursday to discuss the peace process.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH,TOVAH LAZAROFF
"Death to Israel," crowds chanted in several cities, with activists demanding that Israel's embassy in Amman be closed.
After reports the two leaders met earlier this week, Prime Minister's Office says they spoke today about recent tensions on the Temple Mount.
Official state media says the envoy is being returned home due to Israeli policies on Temple Mount.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,MICHAEL WILNER
Continued aggression against holy sites will bring an intifada, says former official.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Despite high hopes, 20 years on, the Jordan-Israel treaty focuses on security cooperation – which had already existed for decades – and the great vision of peace has not materialized.
By YOSSI MELMAN
The Hashemite kingdom, which holds a non-permanent seat on the Security Council until next year, made the request on behalf of the Palestinian Authority.
King Abdullah of Jordan made similar remarks a week ago equating "Zionist extremism" with Islamic extremism.
"All such acts are incompatible with international law and international humanitarian law," Jordan's ambassador to Israel, Walid Obeidat, says at an anniversary event in Tel Aviv.
In meeting with Jordan's president and parliament members, king says it must be acknowledged that there is extremism in all camps; Jordanian FM says Israeli violations in Jerusalem undermining peace.
Israeli businessman hopes to ship goods through Jordan to Arab world.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
“Jordan is a Muslim country, with a deeply-rooted Christian community. Together, the Jordanian people make up an indivisible society, friends and partners in building our country” Abdullah said.
By ARIEL COHEN
France is in the process of making a request for suspect's extradition.
Jordan says is coordinating with Japanese authorities in effort to secure release of Goto, a veteran war reporter.
The Green Leaf party has never made it into the Knesset in any of their previous 5 election campaigns.
By BEN HARTMAN
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy— once squarely focused on the Israeli-Arab conflict— has expanded its research staff to keep up with an ever-complicated Middle East.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Rehabilitation of the Jordan River has been an ongoing process in recent years, with the most recent development occurring when in March.
By SHARON UDASIN
Police prohibit any non-Muslim prayer at the site as well as any outward demonstrations of religious worship.
By JEREMY SHARON
PM, energy minister authorized agreement to convey Tamar reservoir gas to two Jordanian companies.
If agreement evolves into full-fledged deal, parties intend for about 9 million cubic meters of gas to flow daily to Jordan, over land.
Israel's ambassador to Jordan, Daniel Nevo, warned that continued tension at holy site could also jeopardize peace with the Hashemite Kingdom.
President urges Western countries to make regional stability in the Mideast a priority.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
The understanding calls for a 200-kilometer pipeline to carry residual salt brines from the desalination process in Aqaba to the Dead Sea.
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East.
By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
What citizens of other countries are reading about the Middle East
By MEDIA LINE
Twenty years after the historic signing of a peace treaty between Israel and Jordan, a journalist reflects back on how a grandiose promise failed to create real change on the ground.
By JACKY HOUGI
Source tells Jordanian news outlet that large amount of explosives found following arrest.
Zuhair Mohamad Hassan Khalid al-Abassi, aka “Amjad Atta,” one of three suspects in the attack for whom France issued an international arrest warrant earlier this year, was arrested on June 1.
The Jordanians claim that the head of the Palestinian Football Association did not vote for their candidate; Many are calling on government to revoke Rajoub’s Jordanian citizenship.
Islamic State and the Syrian civil war have for now squelched hopes of a trade boom in the area by disrupting Jordan's overland trading routes with Iraq and Syria,.
Jordan has reportedly requested to buy the unarmed MQ-1 Predators to find Islamic State targets in neighboring Iraq and Syria.
Long constrained by cultural and religious conservatism, women's soccer could make rapid advances in the Muslim world with the holding of the first female World Cup in the Middle East.
Expert to ‘Post’: Jordan is gaining strategic importance and its losses in trade are being offset by its increasing significance to Saudi Arabia and Gulf states.
In separate advance, Islamic State seizes vast Palestinian refugee camp on outskirts of Damascus.
A group of dancing Hassidic Jews singing wedding songs in Queen Alia International Airport arouse anger on Jordanian social media and in the government.
By DOV LIEBER
Experts worry that if Iran goes nuclear it will lead other Sunni Middle Eastern countries to follow suit with their own programs.
King says Europe has key place in helping fight rise of Islamophobia.
Jordanian queen calls on IS to remove "I" from ISIS, distance themselves from association with Islam which they represent falsely.
"This brings Muslims, Christians, other religions together in this generational fight," Abdullah said an interview with CNN.
ISIS burning of Jordanian pilot shakes troubled kingdom as government steps up security crackdown, arrests of jihadis.
Officials speak under anonymity, say plans for replenishment of Jordanian munition underway.
Mueller was determined to have died after her Islamic State captors reached out privately to her family over the weekend, a White House spokeswoman says.
"Islam is our responsibility. Our identity is our responsibility," said queen Rania in a video about the need to defeat ISIS both militarily and ideologically.
"There will be a major counter offensive on the ground in Iraq," says Gen. John Allen.
"We achieved what we aimed at. We destroyed logistics centers, arms depots and targeted hideouts of their fighters," general says.
Israeli officials had previously stopped short of making such explicit calls, citing concern that such groups would face added hostility by being publicly associated with Israel.
Kayla Mueller, 26, an international aid worker who was based in Syria, was taken captive by ISIS terrorists in August 2013.
Crowds massed near the main Husseini mosque, then marched chanting "Death to Daesh."
There is still a long way to go before the tide turns decisively against the group in Syria, where it has faced less military pressure than in Iraq.
Islamic State is probably going to try to retaliate, though it will not be able to invade the Kingdom as it did Iraq, expert says.
Jordan's King Abdullah was visiting the pilot's family at the time of the flyover.
King Abdullah vowed a relentless war against Islamic State on their own territory.
Amman vows to step up role with international coalition fighting ISIS a day after video released of Jordanian pilot being executed by terror group.
Speaking to Al-Arabiya television, Safi Yousef said that ISIS’ “terrorist actions are far from the meaning of Islam.”
At dawn Wednesday, Jordan executes female suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawiand demanded by Islamic State along with al-Qaida operative Ziyad Karboli.
"The revenge will be as big as the calamity that has hit Jordan," the Jordanian army spokesman Colonel Mamdouh said.
Jordan had been making efforts to free the pilot in a prisoner swap.
Islamic State is demanding the release of a death-row terrorist who killed 60 in a 2005 attack in Amman.
Experts: Delay does not constitute a setback for Israel.
Muath al-Kasaesbeh fell into captivity after his fighter jet was hit by a heat-seeking missile ten days ago.
Jordan declined comment on the interview, the first since IS published photographs purporting to show airman's capture.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
Jordanian MP Hind al-Fayez alludes to Israel as "Satan"; says in TV interview that Amman should not use the national deficit as a pretext for an agreement with Israel.
Islamic State social media accounts published pictures purportedly of the warplane's pilot being held by the group's fighters and said he was Jordanian.
Egyptian, Jordanian leaders call to remove obstacles standing in the way of renewing the peace process, and work toward a two-state solution.
Obama promises more aid, loan guarantees to Jordan.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
US president meets with Jordan's King Abdullah in Washington to speak about regional issues in the Mideast.
“I ask Allah to surround them with abundant mercy and satisfaction, which will grant you all patience and solace,” the Jordanian Jafra News website reported.
Parliament commemorates Palestinian terrorist while Jordanian government condemns deadly attack.
Turkish President Erdogan calls on the UN Security Council to take action amid upheaval in Jerusalem tensions.
Fight against Islamic State also to be on agenda when two leaders meet.
King Abdullah cancels events to mark anniversary of peace treaty.
The peace agreement, signed in the Arava 20 years ago on October 26, 1994, cemented perhaps the closest relationship between Israel and any Arab state.
Jordan's central bank has strongly backed the country's largest lender, the main pillar of the financial system with a balance sheet of $46.4 bln.
Radical cleric described as "bin Laden's right-hand man in Europe" was previously extradited to Jordan from UK.
The answer probably relates to size, prestige and the bank's different geopolitical setting being the largest bank of close US ally Jordan.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Former US terrorism finance analyst to "Post”: America will have Jordan’s back regarding this case.
In '60 Minutes' interview, king of Jordan warns that Islamic State is self financing and poses threat to the entire region; state's army has retaliated to "contacts" with militants on the border.
The young lions are heading to an animal treatment center in Jordan.
The Arava is hot, dry and inhospitable, one of the most forbidding areas on the planet.
By JOHN BENZAQUEN
Australian archeology professor says purpose of 12 structures across region is still unclear.
Mark Twain quipped that "if you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything." That means that Abbas has to remember everything, all the time.
By SARAH HONIG
Israel’s media for the most part lacks perspective when it comes to the Temple Mount.
By YISRAEL MEDAD AND ELI POLLAK
Over the last year, we have heard much about the possibility of a long and just peace between Israel and Palestine.
By HRH PRINCE EL HASSAN BIN TALAL