Israel’s security cabinet has approved extending the fortified fence along its Egyptian border into a section of the frontier with neighboring Jordan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.
Jordanian authorities have arrested a suspected member of a Palestinian guerrilla unit behind an attack on a Jewish restaurant in France in 1982 that killed six people, an official at the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday.
Israel and Jordan signed a bilateral agreement to exchange water and to work together to save the Dead Sea.
Jordan will return its ambassador to Israel, three months after withdrawing him over tensions on the Temple Mount.
Jordan has suspended negotiations with Israel on a $15 billion deal to import natural gas.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jordanian King Abdullah II reportedly met secretly to discuss tension in Jerusalem and on the Temple Mount.
Israel is in advanced negotiations to supply natural gas from its vast Leviathan field to Arab peace partner Jordan under a 15-year, $15 billion agreement, the Israeli government, gas operators and industry officials said on Wednesday.
American victims of Hamas terror attacks during the second intifada in Israel are suing a Jordanian bank for offering benefits to terrorists.
Pope Francis kicked off his Mideast trip with a stop in Jordan. Israelis fret his stop in the West Bank will prove a rallying cry for its enemies.
Israel expressed its regret on Tuesday over the killing of a Jordanian judge, who was shot by Israeli soldiers at a border crossing, and promised Jordan to carry out a joint investigation into his death.