02.24.2017 | 28 Shevat, 5777
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The leaders of the two Arab states that hold relations with Israel discuss the conflict, particularly in light of Trump's ascent to power.
Jordanian King Abudllah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi were also reportedly at the summit in Aqaba and met separately with Kerry.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The Palestinian leadership launched a campaign two weeks ago to appeal to the world against the possible relocation of the US Embassy.
By ADAM RASGON
Instead of the fixation on an independent Palestinian state, the new administration should look east to the Hashemite Kingdom as a stabilizing influence on Palestinian politics.
By HILLEL FRISCH,YITZHAK SOKOLOFF
Official responses in Cairo, Riyadh and Amman seemed calculated to make an impression on the incoming Trump administration rather than to impel any immediate or urgent follow up on the Kerry proposal
By BEN LYNFIELD
Ahead of Wednesday vote, PA and Jordan warn of "other options" if full support is not received on controversial Jerusalem resolution.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Approximately 92 million sq.m. of Israeli territory is laden with mine fields, laid out during the country’s various battles in the Golan Heights, Arava Valley, Jordan and Galilee.
By JUDITH SUDILOVSKY
Jordan's foreign minister has reportedly invited Israel's ambassador to the kingdom to provide details on the events of Friday's attempted stabbing attack in Jerusalem.
By HERB KEINON,BEN LYNFIELD
King warns failure to reach a two-state solution inflames "violence and extremism in the region."
By ARIEL WHITMAN
President Rivlin opened his speech in Arabic, greeting Jordan's King Abdullah and the royal family, as well as the Jordanian Ambassador to Israel.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Abdullah addressed his subjects to mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Hashemite monarchy. A text of his remarks is below.
On May 17, the Israeli embassy in Amman hosted an official reception on the occasion of Independence Day. About 200 foreign diplomats and Jordanian officials attended the special ceremony.
The Jordanian MPs gathered on Sunday to pass the Jordanian Investment Fund Law for 2016, authorizing Israeli companies to participate in the fund's bids.
"The Jordanian parliament is an independent authority and its opinion toward the peace treaty with Israel is different in essence from the government's position," the Jordanian House Speaker said.
PMO: There is absolutely no basis to Jordanian claims that Israel is violating Temple Mount status quo.
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
Jordan's ambassador to Israel, Walid Obeidat, was previously recalled by the Hashemite Kingdom in November 2014, amid tensions in Jerusalem.
The head of the committee against normalization with Israel, Manaf Majali, said that the committee will start a broad campaign to convince Jordanians not to "work in the occupying entity."
The musician, Nadav Dagon, was scheduled to perform at Wadi Rum Desert, east of the Jordanian city of Aqaba, on Thursday, during a special three-day music festival.
The tournament was scheduled to take place at the Applied Science Private University in Amman, where a Jordanian all-star team will face the university's basketball team.
On March 6, Real Madrid Football Club sent the head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub an invitation to host Dawabshe at its facilities on March 17.
The king stated: "As the defender of Jerusalem's holy places, Jordan acted and will keep acting against Israeli violations until east Jerusalem will be liberated from Israeli occupation."
“We are preparing a multi-year project to encircle Israel with a security fence, to defend ourselves in the Middle East as it is now, and as it is expected to be,” PM says.
By HERB KEINON
NIS 300 million project straddling the Arava region is set to be complete in the coming months.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Plants slated to compete with China in cheap production are projected to provide 13,000 jobs for Jordanians and Israelis.
By DROR FEUER/GLOBES
Israel Natural Gas Lines CEO Samuel Tordjman says pipeline in Dead Sea area will be operational next year.
By HEDY COHEN/GLOBES
Involved in the project as well are EcoPeace/Friends of the Earth Middle East and the Hashemite kingdom’s Jordan Valley Authority.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
A total of six people are believed to have participated in the attack on the Chez Jo Goldenberg eatery, which killed six and wounded 22.
Netanyahu to speak on third day of UN General Assembly debate.
Ban Ki-moon, Obama, Erdogan to speak as the United Nations opens the general debate of the 71st session of its General Assembly.
The Hashemite kingdom has cut back on travel permits, residents and rights groups say, leaving Gazans in despair and livelihoods at risk.
Many tourists focus on Petra in Jordan, but the country’s north offers a rich array of historic sites.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
The first Jordanian condemnation came yesterday and it was decidedly sharp.
Jerusalem Day Commemoration Ceremony to highlight JNF-USA missions.
By STEVE LINDE
Zionist Union MK Erel Margalit: "Israel can help improve the lives of 600,000 Jordanians on the other side of the river."
By GIL HOFFMAN
The man was shot in the leg and taken into custody.
By YONATAN HILLELI
It is broadly hinted that relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are improving. Will this positive trend continue?
By ZVI MAZEL
Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon met Abdullah on the sidelines of the Munich security conference.
By MAARIV ONLINE,JPOST.COM STAFF
Over one million Syrian refugees are imposing severe stress on the always vulnerable Jordanian economy.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
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By COMPILED BY THE MEDIA LINE
“The attorney general can individually decide to bar someone from traveling or a court can in response to a request from the attorney general or a branch of the security apparatus.”
"In our view, Jerusalem is extremely important, our firm stance is that we reject any unilateral efforts that attempt to change the Arab, Muslim and Christian identity of the Holy city."
Jordan's King Abdullah is the first Arab leader in Washington for talks with the Trump administration.
Jordan is among the closest allies of the United States in the Middle East region.
The recent terror attacks left Jordanians reeling and shocked, having trusted that such acts of terror would not reach their country.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
At least 9 people, including a Canadian tourist, were killed in the attack in the city of Karak.
Nine people were killed as gunmen fired at a castle in Karak, a popular tourist spot.
Israel could find itself tracking an influx of terrorists in Turkey and Jordan, but also closer to home in the Sinai.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The attack targeted an outpost manned by the Jaish al-Ashair rebel group at the Rakban refugee camp.
Hattar was shot on the steps of the Palace of Justice before a session of his trial for allegedly insulting Islam.
Jordanian Christian writer Nahed Hattar was accused of contempt of religion for caricature seen as insulting Islam.
"If anything, the parliamentary system has largely operated as a disservice to the people, providing no real opposition to the appointed government or state policies."
The Hashemite Kingdom is set to hold parliamentary elections this week.
By AARON MAGID
The actress says that Jordan can not bear the responsibility for these refugees on its own.
A new video shows ISIS-linked coalition advancing on the Yarmouk Valley region located in the triple border junction between Israel's Golan Heights, Jordan and Syria, Channel 2 reports.
Japan and Israel invested a total of $350 million to expand the Jericho Agro Industrial Park.
Jordanian border crossing officials last weekend reportedly forbade a Jewish family from entering the country from Israel while displaying any Jewish religious attire.
Two recent terrorist attacks illustrate the dangers of militant Islamist ideological spillover from the war in Syria.
Transport Minister Yisrael Katz plays down the dispute with Jordan, one of two Arab states with full ties with Israel.
The car exploded a few hundred meters from Rakban camp in a desolate eastern area of the country.
Unemployment and inaccessible housing are major challenges.
By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY/THE MEDIA LINE
Dahlan, a bitter rival of Abbas, was driven from Gaza after Hamas seized control of the coastal enclave in 2007.
It is not the first time Iraq has demanded that Jordan extradite Hussein's daughter, who has been living in Amman since 2003, when American forces occupied Iraq and toppled her father's regime.
Five years after the Syrian conflict began, more than a million Syrians are still living in Jordan with little hope of returning home.
In a press conference that took place on Wednesday, the commander of the Border Guard announced that his forces captured a homing pigeon sent by ISIS fighters in Iraq.
Fans of the Faysali team, affiliated with the East Bank, started chanting pro-Israeli slogans after losing a soccer match to the Wihdat team, affiliated with the Palestinian population of Jordan.
Life in Jordan is familiar but economically difficult. For Syrians, the culture is similar and it allows refugees to sustain hope of returning home.
By LAURA KELLY,SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Jordanian government spokesmansaid that in the memorandum, the government emphasized that it opposes and condemns the incursions of Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick.
Report is allegedly based on an account seen of a January 11 conversation between American Congress members and King Abdullah during his visit to Washington.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,YOSSI MELMAN
The foreign minister said after the meeting that the installation of the cameras was a Jordanian initiative, and that the goal was to "expose all trespasses or assaults on holy sites."
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
According to the daily newspaper 'Al Ghad,' the Palestinians were on their way to Saudi Arabia as part of their holy pilgrimage to Mecca.
"The campaign stresses that supporting the occupier and striving for normalization with it amounts to paying for the bullets with which it kills innocent Palestinians," a campaign activist said.
The law differentiates between Israeli and other foreign investors, banning Israelis from renting or buying real estate in the entire Petra region.
Assad believed anti-Israel foreign policy would ensure Syrian stability.
By HUNTER STUART
In an interview with Jordanian newspaper Ad-Dustour, Jordanian Waqf minister said that reports about Israeli-Jordanian negotiations lack any credibility.
According to the movement, the Jordanian Energy Minister stated that "Jordan has not canceled the memorandum of intent it signed with Israel.
The discussion will take place after PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Sunday Jordan has canceled its decision to import gas from Israel.
Israeli expert: Jordan is an important buffer zone for Israel
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,REUTERS
Following the reports, the Jordanian BDS movement relaunched its social media campaign against gas imports from Israel that was first launched in September 2014.
A source familiar with the glamorous get-together told Vanity Fair that next 'First Daughter' and the Hashemite Kingdom's royal family member discussed women's issues.
Restaurant owner says foreign tourists enjoy the burgers as it offers them a unique experience while visiting Jordan.
One reason that the idea of Palestinian statehood is fading is the probable succession crisis in the post-Mahmoud Abbas era.
By LIAT COLLINS
For these very reasons, they should not only be stripped of their citizenship, they should be thrown out of the country together with all those who help them in any way.
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
J Street, along with its ideological and political fellow travelers like Kaine, deliberately misleads the American public about the nature of reality in the Middle East.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
So much for the desert-driven delusions of the past.
By MICHAEL FREUND
This regional approach is misguided and will not ultimately succeed as one may have hoped. Certain achievements may indeed be reached, but they will be limited and kept under wraps.
By ELIE PODEH
The State Department’s overblown language indicates a distorted view of the reality driving the conflict – and it’s not settlements.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Over a year before the Balfour declaration, in January 1916 Britain and France secretly divided among themselves large tracts of Arab lands in the Ottoman Empire.
By MORDECAI PALDIEL
As Americans go to the polls, Jordan's flag carrier airline takes jab at Trump, who called for Muslims to be banned from entering the US.