Opinion Jordanians Now See Israel as an Implacable Enemy, Despite 25 Years of Peace

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II is trapped between an aggressively pro-Israel Trump, a hardline Israel and an increasingly radicalized grassroots clamoring to cut all diplomatic and trade relations with Israel. Jordanian demonstrators burn an Israeli flag during a protest against the … Read More

How Jordan Is Endangered By The Deal Of The Century – Analysis

Jerusalem at dusk. The much-awaited “deal of the century,” a supposed peace deal between Israel and Palestine, has been delayed and disparaged as biased towards Israel to the detriment of Palestinians. Though it’s true that leaks regarding various drafts of … Read More

Jordan in crucible of Middle East peace deal and Syrian refugee crisis

Getty Images Al-Buwayda is a quiet, dusty town on the road from Irbid in northern Jordan to Mafraq. It was here that the wave of Syrian refugees who fled fighting crested in 2015. The population of the area doubled from 95,000 to … Read More

New Middle East Alliance Shakes World Powers

posted in: Middle East, News

A new bloc is emerging in the greater Middle East with the declared objectives of dominating the entire Arab world, confronting and containing the US and its allies; and controlling and benefiting from the entire hydro-carbon economy, from production to … Read More

ANALYSIS: What’s Behind the Crisis Over the Temple Mount?

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On Tuesday, Israeli police finally decided to close the Temple Mount in Jerusalem after a Muslim terrorist threw a firebomb at a station of the Border Police near the Al-Aqsa Mosque. One police officer was seriously wounded by the firebomb while Muslim … Read More

Israel dives into the Arab world

The Warsaw Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, held on Feb. 13-14, was hosted by the U.S. Department of State and the Polish Foreign Ministry. Many issues such as terrorism, extremism, missile development, … Read More

A Palestine-Jordan Confederation is becoming a very real possibility

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King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein (L) of Jordan meets with President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas (R) at Presidency building in Ramallah, West Bank on 7 August, 2017 [Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency] There has been more talk recently from the Palestinians, Israelis … Read More

Pompeo says ‘confronting Iran’ key to Mideast peace

Front row third from left, United States Vice President Mike Pence, fourth from left, Poland’s President Andrzej Duda, fifth from left, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and sixth from left, United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, pose for a … Read More

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