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King Abdullah in Trouble with Jordan’s Palestinians

13 Kislev 5773 – November 26, 2012
Last week, protests broke out in Jordan after a government decision to raise fuel prices.

Has Obama Decided to Get Rid of Jordan’s King Abdullah?

8 Kislev 5773 – November 22, 2012
Unless the U.S. clarifies its position regarding King Abdullah and reiterates its full backing for his regime, the Muslim fundamentalists are likely to step up their efforts to create anarchy and lawlessness in the kingdom.

Protests in Jordan Against King

3 Heshvan 5773 – October 19, 2012
Friday - A few hundred people have begun protesting in Jordan's capital against King Abdullah. On Friday, October 5th, 15,000 Islamist protested in Amman demanding...

Jordan: Is King Abdullah Losing Support of the Tribes?

1 Heshvan 5773 – October 16, 2012
Walid Obeidat, Jordan's new ambassador to Israel, a member of one of Jordan's largest and most influential tribes, deserves an award for being one of the most courageous diplomats not only in his country, but in the entire Arab world. His tribe has now "disowned" him because he agreed to serve as ambassador to Israel, which has a peace treaty with Jordan.

Muslim Brotherhood Plotting To Take Over Jordan?

9 Sivan 5772 – May 30, 2012
Today, most of the anti-regime demonstrations throughout the kingdom are being initiated and led by Muslim Brotherhood supporters whose goal is to turn Jordan into an Islamic republic. Many Arabs feel that President Barack Obama's endorsement of the Muslim Brotherhood has emboldened the Islamists and increased their appetite to drive moderate and secular rulers out of the Arab world.

Jordan and the ‘Arab Spring’

4 Iyyar 5772 – April 25, 2012
From the outset of the revolts in other Arab countries King Abdullah was very concerned that a similar revolt could threaten his regime. He was therefore quick to announce reforms. He has also been trying to divert the attention towards Israel by blaming the Jewish state for the shortcomings and failures of the Jordanian government, just like other Arab leaders have been doing for years.

Khaled Abu Toameh: Why Is Jordan Keeping Out Palestinian Refugees?

25 Nisan 5772 – April 17, 2012
More than 1,000 Palestinians who fled the violence in Syria and were hoping to find temporary shelter in Jordan, have been stranded along the border between Syria and Jordan for the past few weeks. The Jordanian authorities have thus far refused to allow them into the kingdom.

Bibi, Can You Bomb Iran Already or Just Shut Up?

19 Adar 5772 – March 12, 2012
Israeli intelligence authorities need to assess the threats coming from Iran. This is not a public relations issue. Obama and the other world leaders can support or oppose our actions, but Israel will have to do what is best for the future and well-being of the Jewish State. No one else will do the heavy lifting for us. While we cannot diminish the possibility that Iran actually has the technology and the motivation to strike Israel, we also cannot afford to overlook other real and obvious threats to Israel.

Jordan’s King Abdullah Needs to Wake Up – Fast

21 Shevat 5772 – February 13, 2012
Jordan has recently witnessed weekly demonstrations calling for far-reaching reforms and an end to financial corruption. King Abdullah did not take the protests seriously at first, but is now desperate to restore calm and order; going as far as ordering the arrest of some of his most trusted officials.

Mashaal On Official Hamas Visit to Jordan

5 Shevat 5772 – January 29, 2012
Trip is Jordan is Mashaal's first since being expelled in 1999.

Report: Jordan Considering Diplomatic Sanctions on Israel Over Palestinians

2 Shevat 5772 – January 25, 2012
King Abdullah reportedly hinted at such measures to get Abbas to talks in Amman.

Jordan’s Queen Orders Solid Gold Shoes as King Pushes Two-State Solution

27 Tevet 5772 – January 22, 2012
Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan has commissioned a jeweler in Calcutta, India to make shoes for her out of gold.

US Congresswoman Urges Jordan to Appoint Ambassador to Israel

24 Tevet 5772 – January 19, 2012
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen met with Jordan's King on his recent trip to Washington.

Syria UPDATE: Obama calls on Assad to resign; Russia to block...

24 Tevet 5772 – January 18, 2012
Approximately 5,000 people have been killed in Syrian government crackdown.

King Abdullah of Jordan: ‘Baby steps’ in Talks Between Israel, Palestinians

22 Tevet 5772 – January 17, 2012
Recent talks have been "good" and "tough".

Israel, Palestinian Officials Meet Again in Jordan

20 Tevet 5772 – January 15, 2012
Third meeting in Amman yields agreement to meet again.

Title: Our Last Best Chance, The Pursuit of Peace in a...

24 Nisan 5771 – April 28, 2011
Whether this is a memoir or autobiography or whether this book was written as an article of regional diplomacy, King Abdullah does come across in this book as a quite sincere person making a valiant effort at regional diplomacy, who is trying to quell terrorism in the Mideast and raise the social and economic levels of his countrymen.

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