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Kushner met Jordan's Abdullah about Israeli-Palestinian peace, says White House

Kushner met Jordan's Abdullah about Israeli-Palestinian peace, says White House

White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump's son-in-law, met on Tuesday with Jordan's King Abdullah about the humanitarian situation in Gaza

Jordan's King Abdullah swears in new cabinet

Jordan's King Abdullah swears in new cabinet

A government official said the new cabinet decided at a meeting after the swearing-in ceremony to withdraw a contentious personal and corporate tax bill.

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry protests

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry protests

Crowds have taken to the streets to demand the government drop the unpopular reforms, in some of the biggest economic protests to hit Jordan over the past five years.

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

Jordan's King Abdullah was expected on Monday to ask Prime Minister Hani Mulki to resign in a bid to soothe widespread anger over economic policies that has sparked the largest protests in several years, political sources said.

Jordan's king says East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state

Jordan's king says East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state

Jordan's King Abdullah voiced concern on Sunday over a decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying East Jerusalem had to be the capital of a future Palestinian state.

Trump's Jerusalem decision shows US not honest says Iran's Rouhani

Trump's Jerusalem decision shows US not honest says Iran's Rouhani

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital shows that the United States lacks any respect for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian nation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted on Wednesday.

Jordan to bar Israeli envoy until shooting probed

Jordan to bar Israeli envoy until shooting probed

Jordan will not allow the return of Israel's ambassador until the shooting of two Jordanians by an embassy security guard has been properly investigated, a government official said on Friday.

Jordan calls on to Israel to put on trial guard who shot dead Jordanians

Jordan calls on to Israel to put on trial guard who shot dead Jordanians

Jordan's King Abdullah called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to put on trial an Israeli security guard who shot dead two Jordanians and warned the way the incident is handled would directly affect ties between the two countries.

Jordan's King Abdullah dissolves parliament, names caretaker PM

Jordan's King Abdullah dissolves parliament, names caretaker PM

Jordan's King Abdullah appointed veteran politician Hani Mulqi as prime minister after dissolving parliament by royal decree on Sunday, following the end of its four-year term.