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A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace on August 21, 2017 shows Jordanian King Abdullah II (R) greeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the royal palace in Amman. (Photos by AFP)
22 Aug 2017 06:57

Turkey’s Erdogan, Jordan's King Abdullah II discuss Palestine’s al-Aqsa

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Jordan's King Abdullah II and discussed the recent clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinians in al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds.

 
Jordanian security forces (foreground) stand guard before protesters as they wave national flags and chant slogans against Israel during a demonstration near the Israeli embassy in Amman, Jordan, on July 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
12 Aug 2017 07:33

Jordan blocking Israel envoy’s return over shooting

Islam Times - Jordan is barring the Israeli ambassador to Amman from returning to the Arab country until legal action is taken against an Israeli embassy guard who recently killed two Jordanian citizens, says a Jordanian official.

 
Protesters in Amman call for closure of Israeli embassy
5 Aug 2017 06:08

Protesters in Amman call for closure of Israeli embassy

Islam Times - Jordanians have protested in the capital Amman, demanding the closure of the Israeli embassy in response to the death of two nationals at the hands of its guard last month.

 
Jordanian protesters hold a banner reading in Arabic "resist and do not compromise, declare the annulment of the Wadi Araba [peace] treaty" with Israel, during a demonstration near the Israeli embassy in Amman on July 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
29 Jul 2017 06:40

Jordanians urge cancellation of ‘shameful’ peace treaty with Israel

Islam Times - Angered by a recent fatal shooting at the Israel embassy, Jordanians hold a demonstration in Amman demanding the government shut down the mission and scrap the unpopular 1994 peace treaty with Tel Aviv.

 
Jordanian mourners urge Amman to close Israeli embassy
26 Jul 2017 11:01

Jordanian mourners urge Amman to close Israeli embassy

Islam Times - Thousands of Jordanians have held a funeral ceremony for a teenager recently killed by an Israeli embassy guard, chanting anti-Tel Aviv slogans and urging the government to close down the regime’s mission in Amman.

 
Israel Rejects Jordan Call for Prosecuting Embassy Guard who Killed 2
25 Jul 2017 04:44

Israel Rejects Jordan Call for Prosecuting Embassy Guard who Killed 2

Islam Times - Israel rejected Jordan's demand to an investigation over an incident in Tel Aviv's embassy in Amman where a security guard killed two Jordanians.

 
Two killed in shooting incident at Israeli embassy in Jordan
24 Jul 2017 07:36

Two killed in shooting incident at Israeli embassy in Jordan

Islam Times - At least two people have been killed in a shooting at the Israel embassy in Amman following anti-Israeli protests in the Jordanian capital.

 
Jordan’s Policy on Syrian Crisis
22 Jul 2017 05:18

Jordan’s Policy on Syrian Crisis

Islam Times - When the Ottoman Empire collapsed in early 20th century and Sykes-Picot agreement ensued, Jordan went under rule of the Britain.

 
Jordanians protest Israel’s shutdown of al-Aqsa
16 Jul 2017 09:41

Jordanians protest Israel’s shutdown of al-Aqsa

Islam Times - Some 1,000 Jordanians have held a demonstration to vent their anger at Israel’s closure of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound to Muslim worshippers following a deadly gunfight at the holy site.

 
US troops in Jordan
8 Jun 2017 05:51

Jordan rules out terrorism in death of 3 US troops

Islam Times - A court in Jordan has announced that the death of three US troops in the country was not related to terrorism.

 
Jordan Abandons Idea of Invading Syria
6 Jun 2017 08:42

Jordan Abandons Idea of Invading Syria

Islam Times - Jordan has officially withdrawn from invading Syria and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Royal Jordanian Army, Lieutenant General Mahmoud Abdel Halim Fraihat, officially announced that Jordanian Armed Forces do not have any presence within the Syrian territory and will ...

 
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen gives a statement after attending a session of the German parliament
21 May 2017 04:33

Germany sees Jordan airbase as suitable substitute for Turkey's Incirlik

Islam Times - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has announced that an airbase in Jordan shows potential as a replacement for Turkey's Incirlik base.

 
US-led ’Eager Lion’ Drills near Syrian Border: Aims, Outcomes
16 May 2017 09:31

US-led ’Eager Lion’ Drills near Syrian Border: Aims, Outcomes

Islam Times - The US, Jordan, and Britain started the “Eager Lion” military exercises on Saturday, May 7. The drills include over 7,000 troops from the three main organizers as well as other 21 countries led by the US Central Command (Centcom) which is also responsible for leading the US military operations ...

 
Jordanians stage rally in support of Palestinian inmates on hunger strike
6 May 2017 07:18

Jordanians stage rally in support of Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

Islam Times - Hundreds of people have staged a rally in Jordan to express solidarity with hundreds of Palestinians who have stopped eating their food portions in Israeli jails in protest at the administrative detention policy and harsh prison conditions.

 
Iran
10 Apr 2017 10:14

Jordan summons Iran’s envoy over response to king

Islam Times - Jordan’s foreign ministry has summoned the Iranian ambassador in Amman to protest a senior official's deprecation of King Abdullah's allegations against Tehran in an interview with The Washington Post.

 
Jordan
4 Apr 2017 09:44

May, King Abdullah of Jordan discuss terrorism, ties

Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May and Jordan’s King Abullah II have met in the kingdom’s capital of Amman, discussing terrorism and cooperation on various levels in the wake of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

 
A picture taken on March 27, 2017 shows a general view of the preparatory meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers during the 28th Summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, south Amman, Jordan. (Photo by AFP)
29 Mar 2017 07:53

Arab League chiefs due in Jordan for annual summit amid low expectations

Islam Times - Arab League heads of state are set to meet for an annual summit in Jordan to address a range of issues, particularly regional conflicts, as the prospect of a breakthrough seems far off.

 
Jordanian King: 2-state-solution only way to end Israeli-Palestinian conflict
20 Feb 2017 09:21

Jordanian King: 2-state-solution only way to end Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Islam Times - King Abdullah II of Jordan said on Sunday that any move to relaunch serious negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians should be in accordance with the two-state solution, which he called the only way to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

 
Gunmen Kill Four Jordanian Officers
21 Dec 2016 11:19

Gunmen Kill Four Jordanian Officers

Islam Times - In another gunmen attack on Tuesday, unidentified gunmen killed at least four police officers south of Jordan.

 
Gunmen Kill 10 in Jordan
20 Dec 2016 05:39

Gunmen Kill 10 in Jordan

Islam Times - Seven Jordanian security officers, a Canadian tourist and two Jordanian civilians were killed by gunmen in the southern city of Karak on Sunday, according to a joint statement from the Public Security Department and the Jordanian armed forces.