Jordan


Israel Names Top Diplomat as New Jordan Ambassador

Amir Weisbrod, one of the Foreign Ministry’s most experienced diplomats, was named on Thursday as Israel’s next ambassador to Jordan. Weisbrod is a former head of the Middle East Desk…

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Israeli Embassy in Jordan to Begin Resuming Operations

Israel’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that it is reopening its embassy in Jordan after the two countries put a monthslong diplomatic spat behind them. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon…

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Jordan King Calls for Palestinian Capital in East Jerusalem

Jordan’s king affirmed his support Sunday for establishing a Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem, highlighting his differences with the Trump administration on a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Abdullah…

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Israel Ready to Begin Restaffing Amman Embassy

With the imminent restoration of full diplomatic relations between Israel and Jordan, the Foreign Ministry has begun looking  to fill the post of ambassador in Amman. The Ministry has released…

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PM Netanyahu Thanks U.S. for Help with Jordan

Israel has acknowledged the role of the U.S. in helping to end a six-month row with Jordan over a deadly incident in Israel’s embassy in Amman last summer. “Prime Minister…

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Jordan Seeks Answers on Future of Dead-Med Project

Jordan has asked Israel what it intends to do regarding the so-called Dead-Med canal project. The Al-Rad newspaper quoted Jordan’s Water Minister Hazam al-Nassar as saying that he had sent…

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Source: Israel to Appoint New Envoy to Jordan

Israel plans to appoint a new ambassador to Jordan in a bid to calm Amman’s anger over the current envoy’s handling of a shooting by an embassy guard in July…

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Jordan Issues Deadline on Dead Sea Project

Jordan has given Israel until January 1 to say whether it remains committed to the joint Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline project, the Times of Israel reported on Monday, citing Jordan…

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Embassy Rift Hangs Up Jordan Water-Sharing

The diplomatic rift between Israel and Jordan over an incident in which a guard at the embassy in Amman killed two Jordanian citizens is now hindering progress on a $10…

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Jordan’s King Endorses Palestinian Reconciliation Deal

Jordan’s king on Sunday endorsed a shaky Palestinian reconciliation agreement that is meant to end a decade-old political and ideological feud between rivals Hamas and Fatah. King Abdullah II expressed…

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