Saudi Arabia jolts Jordan to negotiate with Israel on Trump plan

August 28, 2019 by  
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Abdul Hameed Al-Ghabin – “a Saudi writer and a political and tribal figure”– has challenged Jordan to negotiate with Israel on President Trump’s “deal of the century”– or risk losing control of the Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem currently vested in Jordan under the 1994 Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty and the Washington Declaration. Read more

Jordanian king to Kushner: Palestinian state only possible on pre-1967 lines

May 30, 2019 by  
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Jordanian King Abdullah told White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a Palestinian state can only be created along the border lines that existed before the 1967 Six-Day War. Read more

Jordan baulks at replacing PLO in negotiations with Israel on Trump plan

June 22, 2018 by  
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President Trump’s long-awaited plan on ending the Arab-Israeli conflict will be further delayed following a flurry of diplomatic activity over the past week…writes David Singer. Read more