07.31.2016 | 25 Tammuz, 5776
Red Cross to cut visits to Palestinian prisoners
Abbas and Kerry meet in Paris
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Golan Druse leader disputes UN statement on ‘hardship of occupation’
Cracking down on the hilltop youth
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FIFA being petitioned to ban settlement teams from Israeli soccer
Moon-walker Aldrin: Mars an ‘island awaiting us in the blackness of space’
Israel blasts US, EU and UN for condemning construction in Gilo
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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.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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
Jordanian daily 'Al-Rai' reports that committee will seek to start criminal procedures against Israel in the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
Tibi returned from his three-day visit to Jordan on Sunday and was the first Arab MK officially invited to visit the Jordanian parliament.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
"I was trained as a pilot not to cooperate with Israel, but to fight it," Majdi al-Samdi is reported to have told his superiors.
While it is not certain any one party can douse the tensions, it is certain that Jordan – at least – wants to.
The Quartet of Middle East peace mediators met in Vienna on Friday and urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to tone down their rhetoric and calm tensions.
Palestinian and Israeli leaders may not meet directly, but will hold separate conversations at the same location.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
According to the reports, the Hashemite monarchy is furious with the Israeli government over recent statements accusing Amman of playing a destabilizing role on Temple Mount.
Channel Two reports that Israel has sent messages to Jordan that armed rioters were being allowed to sleep in al-Aksa.
Arab MKs met Jordan’s King Abdullah and on Monday plan to meet Turkey’s Erdogan over Temple Mount tensions; Jewish MKs respond furiously
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON,LAHAV HARKOV
Israeli police raided the plaza outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque on Sunday in what they said was a bid to head off Palestinian attempts to disrupt visits by Jews and foreign tourists.
Israel is entering a sensitive, problematic situation diplomacy-wise.
By UDI SEGAL
Amman appoints 52 new workers to body in charge of Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem; plans to hire 70 more.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The settlement was confirmed on Friday by Michael Elsner, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, and a spokesman for Arab Bank. The terms were not disclosed.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,REUTERS
The most practical solution is for police to enforce a policy that restricts Muslim mobs from coming within 20 meters of Jewish visitors to the Mount, one activist claims.
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
Environmentalist argues that conveying brine to the Dead Sea could cause irreparable damage to the basin.
By SHARON UDASIN
"The fact that Israel will export gas to the Egyptian market is a very important strategic asset," says Knesset panel chairman.
By LAHAV HARKOV
NIS 50 million in matching funds are needed to achieve goal, MK tells committee.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The new EcoPeace tours come in various shapes and sizes, organized by an assortment of tour companies from the three places and offering different prices per person based on group size.
A variety of Israeli, German and Jordanian ornithology and climate experts will meet for the 2nd German-Israeli Climate Talks
The problem of sinkholes along the Dead Sea is getting worse and is negatively affecting tourism.
By EYAL LEVY
Israel will sell Jordan an additional 50 million cubic meters of water from Lake Kinneret.
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.
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
Breaking down the Jordanian bank’s 11th-hour settlement with the plaintiffs of a historic terrorist-financing verdict.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
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
According to Israel Radio, the incident was triggered when Judeh took to the podium to speak at a donors conference hosted by the UN.
PM says world is witnessing today what happens when countries lose control of their borders.
Worried that the proximity could spell dangerous disruptions to its air corridors, Amman said in June it had complained to the UN.
The acting minister of the Regional Cooperation Ministry, said that he is pushing to create an additional border crossing with the Hashemite Kingdom.
The hotels on the shores of the Hashemite Kingdom offer a perfectly pampering getaway
Over one million Syrian refugees are imposing severe stress on the always vulnerable Jordanian economy.
By BRUCE MADDY-WEITZMAN
The Islamic state will need time to ‘digest’ all the territory it has taken, but once it does, it will face a strategic dilemma.
By YAAKOV AMIDROR
Israel, motivated by fears about the stability of Jordan, has blocked the sale of drones to the kingdom and is building a new high-tech border fence.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Five years after the Syrian conflict began, more than a million Syrians are still living in Jordan with little hope of returning home.
Threat of Islamic State seen as justification for clampdown.
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
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.
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."
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.
On January 8, the ISIS branch in Egypt, Sinai Province, attacked the El-Arish pipeline to Jordan, blowing up the pipeline which carries gas from Egypt to the Hashemite Kingdom.
“The decision to prevent Mashaal from visiting Jordan is now politically motivated,” the sources said.
"Our schools spread extremism, as do our universities. Sometimes, a child or youth returns from school or university with horrid ideas that shock even his parents," one Jordanian educator wrote.
“I believe that political Islam carries the religion of Islam towards the inferno of conflict,” said Fehmi Jadaane, a Jordanian researcher.
Jordanians protest outside UNDP Amman office using Israel-linked security company.
Journalists were not invited to join Carson, one of the leading contenders for the Republican nomination in the November 2016 presidential election.
"The atrocious Paris attacks shows that scourge of terrorism can strike anywhere and any time," monarch says.
The country hosts several hundred US trainers who are part of a military program to bolster the kingdom's defenses.
Camera installation was a Jordanian idea monarch says, adding that they would be installed in cooperation with the Palestinians.
"It is not a choice, but a desperate attempt to protect their families.”
Fars News Agency claims three Israeli soldiers were killed in an air raid on Saturday.
Egypt's Sisi, Jordan’s King Abdullah, and Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan are in Russia for talks.
The rare sight of Israeli and Jordanian aircraft flying in tandem appears to indicate a new, stepped-up level of military and defense cooperation.
Islamists stage rally aimed at calling on Arab regimes to "defend al-Aksa mosque."
Many Palestinians suspect that UNRWA’s scaling-down of its services is part of a “conspiracy” to eliminate the refugee problem.
American official says Jerusalem gave US-supplied Cobra choppers to Hashemite kingdom to fend off insurgent threats; Jordan, Israel decline comment.
Restaurant owner says foreign tourists enjoy the burgers as it offers them a unique experience while visiting Jordan.
"There is neither pride nor courage in stabbing unsuspecting Jews, only cowardice and venom."
By LU’AYY MINWER AL-RIMAWI