(JTA) — In a first for Jordan-Israel relations, a small group of Jordanian citizens recently gained employment in Israel’s hospitality sector as part of a pilot project negotiated by the two countries. The Washington Post reported Monday that the program, which “very quietly” launched six months ago, currently permits 700 Jordanians to cross the border to work…
The Islamic State cannot be defeated until the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is resolved, Jordan’s king said.
Israel confirmed on Thursday it was planning to appropriate a large tract of fertile land in the occupied West Bank, close to Jordan, a move likely to exacerbate tensions with Western allies and already drawing international condemnation.
A senior Israeli official has voiced concern for Jordan’s future stability given encroaching Islamist-led insurgencies in the region, a departure from Israel’s customary reticence about its neighbor and security partner.
A Royal Jordanian flight heading to Amman made an emergency landing in Israel.
A sheik in Jordan said it is forbidden to kill Jews except during times of war.
As a teacher in Jordan, Elena Habersky is not allowed to mention the word ‘Israel.’ And that’s the least of her challenges.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II is refusing to speak with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the rising violence on the Temple Mount.
Israel is in talks to resolve Jordan’s misgivings about potential safety risks posed by the construction of a new Israeli airport near their border, the Israeli transport minister said on Thursday.
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.