Biden praised King Abdullah II of Jordan as a stalwart ally in a “tough neighborhood” as the two leaders huddled at the White House, a meeting that came at a pivotal moment for both leaders in the Middle East.
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi Safadi called for renewed efforts to achieve a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
By Omar Akour, Associated Press
Abdullah has attempted to signal in recent days that the situation is under control. But Sunday's staged event left it unclear whether the king and his popular half brother have truly put aside their differences. The conflict had escalated into…
By Josef Federman, Omar Akour, Associated Press
Palace intrigue is shaking one of the Middle East’s most historically-stable monarchies. Jordan’s King Abdullah is challenged by the former crown prince, his half-brother, Prince Hamzah. Nick Schifrin explores the long-simmering reasons for the family feud, and Dr. Bessma Momani,…
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
By Josef Federman, Associated Press
A senior Jordanian official on Sunday accused the country’s former crown prince of conspiring with foreign elements in a “malicious plot” that threatened national security.
By Associated Press
Jordan’s state news agency says at least two former senior palace officials “and others” have been arrested for “security reasons.” The Petra news agency denied reports that Prince Hamzah, the half-brother of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, had been detained or…
How are other countries reacting to Joe Biden’s victory? Marwan Muasher has served as Jordan’s foreign minister and deputy prime minister and is now with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Nathalie Tocci is director of the Institute for International…
By Nasser Karimi, Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
Iranian news outlets say the coronavirus has infected more than 10,000 health care workers in the country, which is battling the deadliest outbreak in the Middle East.
By Christopher Livesay, Melanie Saltzman, Alessandro Pavone
Jordan is home to an estimated 3 million refugees, and the country's harsh terrain makes supplying food for them difficult. But to combat the food shortages, the U.N. World Food Program is using technologies like iris scans to track refugee…
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