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Ayman Safadi
Jordan warns of annexation's grave impact on ties with Israel

“The message should be clear. Annexation will not go unanswered. For if it does, there will only be fiercer conflict. Annexation will make the two-state solution an impossibility.”

King of Jordan Abdullah II addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France January 15, 2020.
King of Jordan threatens confrontation with Israel over annexation

King Abdullah II of Jordan said that if Israel fulfills its promise to annex the Jordan Valley, it will lead to a 'massive' confrontation.

More Israelis care about peace with Jordan than annexation - CIS poll

When it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict the survey founds that only 40% of Israelis favor a two-state solution.

Israeli land lease at Tzofar under Jordanian peace deal ends Thursday

The end of the land lease comes as tensions have increased with Jordan, over Israeli plans to annex West Bank settlements as early as July.

Jordan's King Abdullah (wearing a black shirt) and Crown Prince Hussein pray as they take part in a
Jordan's king tours enclave along Israel border after end of lease deal

The king on Sunday declared an end of the arrangement, which many Jordanians saw as a humiliation that perpetuated what they regarded as an Israeli occupation of Jordanian territory.

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A Jordanian national flag is lifted near a tent at the "Island of Peace" in an area known as Naharay
Jordan: We’ve applied sovereignty to every inch of Naharayim, Tzofar

“Israel regrets Jordan’s decision to terminate the annexes,” the Foreign Ministry said as it explained that Jordanian law will now fully apply to those tracts of land.

Israel-Jordan peace needs warming up

There are several reasons for the present perception of a cooling-off in the relationship, often related to internal politics in both countries.

Jordanian citizen Hiba Labadi gestures upon her release by Israel, at the King Hussein Bridge crossi
Jordanians detained in Israel released, cross back to Jordan

Jordan last week had recalled its ambassador, Ghassan al-Majali, to protest the arrest. Based on an agreement worked out between the two countries, Majali said that he would return to Israel.

A protester holds up a Jordanian national flag during a protest in Amman, Jordan June 4, 2018
Israel-Jordan crisis emboldens anti-peace camp in kingdom

Jordan envoy returns to Amman as king faces criticism

A view of Amman, Jordan from the Citadel atop Jabal al-Qal'a
Israel-Jordan 25 years of peace

Israeli officials, researchers or politicians hardly ever come to Jordan anymore, our interlocutors told us.

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