Jordan and Israel can end the 100 years old Jewish-Arab conflict

April 4, 2022 by  
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It took Jordan’s King Abdullah II just 10 minutes to fly by helicopter from Jordan to Ramallah on 26 March to meet Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) leader Mahmud Abbas in Ramallah – which is only 15 minutes’ drive from Jerusalem – Abdullah’s first trip to Judea and Samaria (West Bank) since 2017. Read more

Jordan is the Palestinian State: Hussein and Abdullah differ

August 9, 2021 by  
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It is rare for CNN host Fareed Zakaria to issue an apology – but he did so after interviewing Jordan’s King Abdullah II last week. Read more

King Abdullah cannot exclude Jordan from any two-state solution

August 2, 2021 by  
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King Abdullah’s continuing attempt to exclude Jordan from being part of any two-state solution remains the major obstacle to ending the 100-years-old unresolved Arab-Jewish conflict. Read more

Smoothing things over? President Herzog speaks with Jordan’s King Abdullah

July 11, 2021 by  
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Israeli President Isaac Herzog spoke by phone with the King of Jordan, Abdullah II, who called on Saturday to congratulate him on his inauguration this week. Read more

Action – not platitudes– required from Jordan’s King Abdullah

February 18, 2021 by  
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Jordan’s King Abdullah continues to engage in platitudes – rather than concrete action – as he pontificates but does nothing to help resolve the 100 years-old Arab-Jewish conflict. Read more

Jordan’s King Abdullah tries to torpedo Trump peace plan

May 18, 2020 by  
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King Abdullah of Jordan has attempted to torpedo President Trump’s peace plan by falsely suggesting it could lead to a one-state solution – not the two-state solution Trump clearly envisages.  Read more

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