Jordan


Syrian Troops Reach Border Crossing With Jordan

Syrian government forces on Friday reached a vital border crossing with Jordan and raised the national flag for the first time in years, state media reported, reinstating sovereignty over a…

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Jordan Greet of U.K. Prince Nettles Israel

The officially nonpolitical visit of Britain’s Prince William last week took a distinctly political turn when he arrived at Har HaBayis and was met by a senior Jordanian diplomat against…

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Jordan to Hold Talks With Russia Over Syria

Jordan will hold talks with Russia this week about a ceasefire in southwestern Syria and alleviating the humanitarian situation there, the Jordanian foreign minister said on Monday. Ayman Safadi, speaking…

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Netanyahu, Abdullah Meet in Amman

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman on Monday to discuss ways to advance regional peace, Netanyahu’s office said in a statement. The two leaders…

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Israel, Jordan, Palestinians in Rare Japan-Hosted Meeting

The Japanese foreign minister has presided over a rare meeting of Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian officials to push ahead with an agro-industrial park intended to enhance cross-border trade and cooperation.…

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Palestinian Leaders to Lose Jordanian Citizenship

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and PA negotiator Ahmed Qurei (“Abu Ala”) and 27 other officials are all about to lose their Jordanian citizenship, according…

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New Israeli Ambassador Arrives in Amman

Amir Weisbrod, Israel’s new ambassador to Jordan, landed in Amman Monday morning to begin work. He is set to present his credentials to Jordanian officials in the coming days. Weisbrod,…

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Mine-Clearing Begins on Jordan River Site

The Ministry of Defense said it has begun the demining of an area along the Jordan River where there are an estimated 3,000 anti-personnel mines, anti-tank mines, and other “explosive…

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Jordan Foils Terror Plot by IS-Linked Cell

Jordanian authorities said on Tuesday that they foiled a plot by terrorists linked to Islamic State to attack Israeli businessmen, the U.S. embassy and other Western targets in Amman, the…

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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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