Jordanian officials passed a message to Israel that the situation was under control and there was no threat to the kingdom’s stability, but nonetheless, Israel cannot afford to ignore the events.
An Israeli named Roi Shpushnik who currently lives in Europe has admitted to offering Prince Hamza's wife assistance, but has insisted that he has never worked for the Israeli Mossad.
Arrests of top officials and royal family members are rare in Jordan.
Jordan reported 9,417 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, officials said on Monday, its highest one-day tally since the pandemic began.
All of this contact between the Israeli center-left and Jordan is in the context of King Abdullah refusing to speak with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Regarding Prime Minister Netanyahu, Gantz stated that "his presence interferes with the advancement of [these] relations."
Sure, the king wants Israel’s security, cooperation in facing off against terroristsand access to Israeli water and energy, but heaven forbid he come out against labor union calls to boycott Israel.
The Palgrave Handbook is an important contribution to understanding the challenges which Jordan faces.
Abdullah did not explicitly threaten canceling the deal, but his warnings were far more strident than those he has issued in the past.