The chances of a formal peace agreement and normalization of relations between Israel and the wider Arab world in the near future are slim, contrary to media reports and the posturing of Israeli opposition politicians.
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem “will have catastrophic implications on several levels, including the regional situation,” Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Al Momani told the Associated Press.
Israeli government officials and representatives of foreign fire crews gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the contributions of foreign volunteer and professional firefighters who helped battled a wave of brush fires last week
Three US servicemen were shot and killed at a Jordanian training facility on Friday. The servicemen were in a vehicle approaching the entrance gate when they came under fire from friendly forces inside the base.
A well-known Jordanian Christian writer was murdered on the steps of Amman, Jordan’s supreme court building on Sunday prior to his standing trial for sharing online a cartoon considered offensive to Islam.
Israel became Jordan’s largest gas supplier Monday, when the country’s Leviathan gas consortium signed a $10 billion deal with the Hashemite Kingdom providing it with approximately 45 billion cubic meters of gas from the Leviathan gas field off Israel’s Mediterranean Coast.
A menorah carving found in a 1,400-year-old Byzantine church in Jordan provides the first substantial evidence of Jewish presence in the ancient city of Abila, which has long thought to have a Jewish population, Haaretz reported.
Israel assisted in the evacuation of 15 wild animals from a dilapidated zoo in southern Gaza which has been called the “world’s worst”, rescuing the wildlife for better lives in zoos and sanctuaries elsewhere.