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King Abdullah II

24 Jul
King Abdullah II protested in an interview published Sunday over attacks on Jordan's borders by "militias linked to Iran", following deadly clashes with drug smugglers on the frontier with Syria. Jordan faces "regular attacks on its borders by militias linked to Iran", he told Al-Rai newspaper. Abdullah called for "a change of behaviour by Iran"…
27 Apr
A Jordanian court on Wednesday sentenced a fugitive uncle of King Abdullah II to 18 years in prison in a corruption case, a judicial official said.
9 Apr 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, wrote King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on his taking “a short rest” in London, United Kingdom.
5 Apr 2021
Jordan's Prince Hamzah, accused of plotting against his half-brother King Abdullah II, has struck a defiant tone, insisting he will not obey orders restricting his movement.
6 Oct 2019
Jordanian teachers ended a month-long strike on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the government for a rise in wages. The strike, which began on September 8 just a week into the school year, paralysed some 4,000 public schools in the kingdom where more than 1.4 million students are enrolled.
21 Oct 2018
King Abdullah II announced Sunday that Jordan has notified Israel that it wants to reclaim two small plots of territory leased under their 1994 peace deal.
5 Aug 2017
Mohammed Shtayyeh, a top official in the Fatah party of Abbas, told AFP on Saturday the two leaders would discuss efforts to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, which has been at a standstill since 2014.
25 Jul 2017
Israel's decision came in the face of intense international diplomacy seeking to prevent the dispute over the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, from sparking wider Palestinian unrest.
19 Feb 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met secretly with Arab rulers last year to hear then US secretary of state John Kerry pitch a regional peace plan, an Israeli newspaper reported Sunday.


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