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Jordanian princess becomes country's first female jet pilot

Salma is the first Jordanian woman to complete training for a fixed-wing aircraft, but not the first one to finish pilot training in general.

09/01/2020
A protester holds up a Jordanian national flag during a protest in Amman, Jordan June 4, 2018.

In major reshuffle, Jordan PM moves to push IMF-led economic reforms

Jordan's debt level has spiraled to around $40 billion, driven in part by government moves this year to raise the salaries of teachers and army retirees at a time of falling state revenues.

By REUTERS
07/11/2019
Jordan's King Abdullah II (R) greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Jordanian FM denies reports agricultural land lease to Israel was extended

Official sources say that discussions are continuing, but in the meantime the lease in Tzofar has been extended for an additional agricultural season, meaning about half a year.

Jordan's King Abdullah attend a joint news conference following a meeting with the French president

King Abdullah pressured to support UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem

An open letter is calling for the Jordanian king to support resolutions, as he is the custodian of Jerusalem's Muslim and Christian holy sites.

By DAOUD KUTTAB/ARAB NEWS
24/10/2018

King Abdullah: We will protect Jerusalem’s Muslim, Christian character

Abdullah said that the best way forward was a two-state solution on the 1967 borders with east Jerusalem as its capital and a secure Israel.

Jordan's King Abdullah speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Watch live: Abdullah gives foreign policy talk at at UNGA

Abdullah will be the seventh speaker on the first day of the seven day event that attracts leaders from around the world.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Greenblatt welcomes meetings between Netanyahu, Abdullah

Netanyahu and Abdullah met on Mondayin Amman, the first between the two that was made public since November 2014.

19/06/2018
Jordan's King Abdullah II (R) greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu and King Abdullah II of Jordan meet in Amman

The prime minister reiterated Israel's commitment to preserving the status quo in Jerusalem's holy sites.

18/06/2018
saeb erekat

PLO moves to withdraw recognition of, cut ties to Israel

Palestinians question whether Ramallah will follow through on its threats.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
11/01/2018

Abdullah: Hamas-Fatah deal 'important step' toward relaunching peace process

The Jordanian king’s comments came during a meeting with PA President Mahmoud Abbas at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman.

22/10/2017
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