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Jordan's King, Queen Rania arrive in Egypt

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 - 11:05 GMT

King Abdullah II will hold a meeting with President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the presidential palace of Ittihadyia to discuss the bilateral ties and regional and international issues of mutual concern.

Jordan king asks Omar al-Razzaz to form new government-ministerial source

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 12:02 GMT

Jordanian King Abdullah asked Omar al-Razzaz to form a new government after the resignation of Hani Mulki on Monday.

Jordan police: protests against price hikes under control

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 10:35 GMT

Jordan's police chief said security forces had detained 60 people for breaking the law during major protests over tax hikes in recent days.

Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 11:20 GMT

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.

Jordanian PM rejects demands to scrap tax law after protests

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Jordan's PM refused to scrap an IMF-backed tax reform bill on Saturday that has sparked the largest protests in over five years against steep price hikes.

Jordan freezes gasoline price hike after wave of protests

Sat, 02 Jun 2018 - 11:25 GMT

Jordan put an imminent increase in gasoline prices on hold on Friday after public anger about tax hikes recommended by the IMF spilled into the streets this week.

Sisi, King Abdullah of Jordan discuss Jerusalem, Syria

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 11:34 GMT

The crises in Palestine and Syria were among the topics discussed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan on Wednesday

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

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 11:14 GMT

Jordan's King Abdullah expressed concern on Sunday over a decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 09:27 GMT

Egypt Today brings you the most important and latest news in a 2-minute read round-up

Macron and King Abdullah discuss Israel-Palestine, Syria in Paris

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 06:39 GMT

Macron and Jordanian King Abdullah met for talks in Paris on Tuesday, with a particular focus on the Israel-Palestine situation and the situation in Syria.

Pope, Jordan's King Abdullah, discuss Trump's Jerusalem move

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 02:27 GMT

Pope Francis and Jordan’s King Abdullah on Tuesday discussed U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Jordanian King departs on visits to Vatican, France

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 05:14 GMT

ordanian King Abdullah II left on Monday on a visit to the Vatican for a meeting with Pope Francis on developments related to the holy city of Jerusalem.

Jordanian king urges int'l community to shoulder responsibility towards Palestinian cause

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 05:46 GMT

Jordanian King Abdullah II held talks on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit meeting in Istanbul.

King of Jordan leaves Riyadh

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 04:30 GMT

King Abdullah II and accompanying delegation left Tuesday Saudi Arabia where he met with King Salman and a number of senior Saudi officials in Riyadh.

Jordanian king meets King monarch to discuss Jerusalem

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 04:29 GMT

King Abdullah II met Tuesday with Saudi king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in Saudi capital Riyadh to discuss the latest developments of Jerusalem issue.

Macron arrives in Qatar amid Arab boycott of Doha

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 - 09:21 GMT

Macron arrived in Qatar on Thursday for a one-day trip to the small Gulf country as it faces continued isolation and a boycott by some of its Arab neighbors.

Jordan rejects Trump's move on Jerusalem, says legally null

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 08:12 GMT

Jordan rejected on Wednesday the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Trump to deliver remarks on decision on Jerusalem embassy -W.House

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 08:41 GMT

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will deliver remarks about his decision on whether to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

Trump tells Jordan's King he intends to move US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 05:26 GMT

Trump phoned Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday to tell him he intends to proceed with a decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Jordan begins diplomatic offensive ahead of Trump move on Jerusalem

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 08:02 GMT

Jordan has begun consultations on convening an emergency meeting of the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.