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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) talks with Jordanian King Abdullah II at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP) (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jordan King Heads to U.S. to Discuss Peace Plan with Trump

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s King Abdullah II set off for the United States on Thursday for talks with US President Donald Trump on Middle East issues including the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the palace said.

UN Palestine Jared Kushner, Nikki Haley, Jason Greenblatt Jared Kushner, left, and Jason Greenblatt, right, listen as American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Jared Kushner in Israel for Mideast Peace Push

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and his special envoy Jason Greenblatt were due in Israel on Friday, the final leg of a Middle East tour aimed at promoting the US administration’s as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and securing humanitarian relief for Gaza.

A Jordanian child holds a sign during an anti-austerity rally, on June 6, 2018 in Amman. - Jordanian unions staged a nationwide strike today over IMF-backed austerity measures including a proposed income tax law that has sparked a week of angry demonstrations. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP) (Photo credit …

Protesters Defiant as Jordanians Strike over Tax Bill

AMMAN, Jordan — Doctors, lawyers and teachers staged a strike across Jordan on Wednesday in protest over IMF-backed austerity measures including a proposed income tax law that have sparked a week of angry demonstrations.

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Jordanian King: U.S. Role Is Central for Israeli-Palestinian Deal

King Abdullah II of Jordan said Sunday that the United States remains essential to any hope of a peaceful solution between Israel and the Palestinians, despite criticism of the new US stance on Jerusalem by Arab states and the Palestinians.

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Report: Kushner Helped End Diplomatic Crisis Between Israel and Jordan

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner reportedly called Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Sunday in a bid to help end the diplomatic standoff between Amman and Jerusalem over the fatal shooting at Israel’s embassy in the country.

Yuli Edelstein

Knesset Speaker Blasts Jordanian Counterpart for Praising Terror

TEL AVIV – Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein on Monday slammed his Jordanian counterpart for praising the Arab-Israeli terrorists who killed two police officers in Jerusalem, telling the Jordanian Speaker of the House to “shut up” if he didn’t have the gumption to condemn terrorism.

Israeli border police officers stand guard as Muslim men pray outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem Sunday, July 16, 2017. Hundreds of Muslim worshippers visited a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in response to a deadly shooting last week that …

Jordanian Parliament Praises Temple Mount Terror Attack

TEL AVIV – The Jordanian parliament on Sunday praised the Temple Mount terrorists, less than 24 hours after King Abdullah II condemned the attack in a call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Abbas Preps for President Trump Meeting This Week

US President Donald Trump will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday for their first face-to-face talks, with the PA leader hoping the billionaire businessman’s unpredictable approach can inject life into long-stalled peace efforts.

Jordan's King Abdullah (R) meets with Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at the Royal Palace in Amman December 11, 2014.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Report: Egypt, Jordan to Present Trump with Mideast Peace Plan

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Jordan’s King Abdullah II will reportedly present US President Donald Trump with a framework to an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal during their visits to the White House this week.