Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah keeps, “treasures” and sometimes shows off a dagger given by Adolf Hitler himself to a visiting Saudi delegation in 1939.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has secretly met Jordan’s King Abdullah in Amman to discuss the risk of Syria’s chemical weapons falling into the hands of Islamist militants, Israeli media reports said on Wednesday.
Jordan’s electoral commission set Jan. 23 as the date for early parliamentary elections on Tuesday after King Abdullah dissolved parliament halfway through its term, reacting to pressure to accelerate political reforms.
Jordan’s King Abdullah appointed respected politician Abdullah Ensour as Prime Minister on Wednesday to prepare for the country’s first post Arab Spring parliamentary election, due by early next year, a palace statement said.
Israeli policy in Jerusalem is harming the city’s holy sites, Jordan’s King Abdullah said.