Jordan

Is King Abdullah’s Throne Shaking?

Jordan has aligned itself with the Hamas movement and the Gaza Strip, accusing Israel of war crimes.
Amidst a turbulent Jordanian street, King Abdullah fears for the stability of his rule. There’s concern that the Israeli government might encourage Palestinians to migrate to Jordan, following the policy known as “Jordan is Palestine.”

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Jordan’s Concerns Over the Saudi Arabia-Israel Agreement

The Hashemite royal house is closely monitoring the ongoing discussions surrounding a potential normalization agreement between Saudi Arabia and Israel with growing apprehension. Jordan fears that such an agreement could significantly jeopardize its vital interests and potentially rekindle the notion that “Jordan is Palestine.”

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Jordan to Establish a Buffer Zone on Its Border with Syria

Jordan has taken decisive action to combat the scourge of drug smuggling from Syria into its territory. The country has announced plans to create a security buffer zone along its northern border. Notably, Jordan has been cautious not to directly implicate the Syrian regime, even though it is widely known that President Bashar Assad’s brother oversees the drug production and smuggling operations into Jordan.

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Jordan’s Opposition to the Israeli Security Fence in the Jordan Valley

Jordan strongly opposes Israel’s plans to construct a new security fence along the Jordan Valley. King Abdullah is deeply concerned that this move represents the first step towards the annexation of the Jordan Valley by Israel. To address this issue, he intends to reach out to the Biden administration in an effort to persuade them to reverse Israel’s decision.

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Social Unrest in Jordan on the Rise 

Hundreds of politicians and journalists in Jordan have united in opposition to the proposed “Electronic Crimes Law,” signing a petition demanding a meeting with King Abdullah to urge him to withdraw the law before it gains parliamentary approval. The law has raised concerns as it restricts freedom of expression in the media and on social networks, threatening prison sentences and financial fines for violators.

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Jordan Restricts Freedom of Expression 

The Jordanian parliament is expected to soon approve the “electronic crimes” law initiated by the government, which imposes prison sentences and fines on those who criticize using the media and social networks. The law aims to reduce popular unrest in the kingdom due to the difficult economic situation, but it has sparked significant anger among the younger generation.

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Israel is trying to prevent an escalation in its relations with Jordan

Israel released from detention the Jordanian MP Imad Al-Adwan who tried to smuggle a large amount of weapons to Israel, he was extradited to Jordan, his immunity was removed and he will be prosecuted.
The political echelon in Israel prevented an unnecessary escalation in the strained relations with Jordan and took a confidence-building step towards it, Jordan, for its part, undertook to punish Al-Adwan and fight the phenomenon of arms smuggling.

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An effort to calm the security situation during Ramadan

The meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and King Abdullah of Jordan marks the opening of a new page in relations between the two countries and a joint effort to calm the security situation ahead of the month of Ramadan.
The two leaders fear the destabilization of the region and Netanyahu promised the Jordanian king not to change the status quo on the Temple Mount and Jordan’s status on the holy site.

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Is King Abdullah’s Throne Shaking?

Jordan has aligned itself with the Hamas movement and the Gaza Strip, accusing Israel of war crimes.
Amidst a turbulent Jordanian street, King Abdullah fears for the stability of his rule. There’s concern that the Israeli government might encourage Palestinians to migrate to Jordan, following the policy known as “Jordan is Palestine.”

Read More >>

Jordan’s Concerns Over the Saudi Arabia-Israel Agreement

The Hashemite royal house is closely monitoring the ongoing discussions surrounding a potential normalization agreement between Saudi Arabia and Israel with growing apprehension. Jordan fears that such an agreement could significantly jeopardize its vital interests and potentially rekindle the notion that “Jordan is Palestine.”

Read More >>

Jordan to Establish a Buffer Zone on Its Border with Syria

Jordan has taken decisive action to combat the scourge of drug smuggling from Syria into its territory. The country has announced plans to create a security buffer zone along its northern border. Notably, Jordan has been cautious not to directly implicate the Syrian regime, even though it is widely known that President Bashar Assad’s brother oversees the drug production and smuggling operations into Jordan.

Read More >>

Jordan’s Opposition to the Israeli Security Fence in the Jordan Valley

Jordan strongly opposes Israel’s plans to construct a new security fence along the Jordan Valley. King Abdullah is deeply concerned that this move represents the first step towards the annexation of the Jordan Valley by Israel. To address this issue, he intends to reach out to the Biden administration in an effort to persuade them to reverse Israel’s decision.

Read More >>

Social Unrest in Jordan on the Rise 

Hundreds of politicians and journalists in Jordan have united in opposition to the proposed “Electronic Crimes Law,” signing a petition demanding a meeting with King Abdullah to urge him to withdraw the law before it gains parliamentary approval. The law has raised concerns as it restricts freedom of expression in the media and on social networks, threatening prison sentences and financial fines for violators.

Read More >>

Jordan Restricts Freedom of Expression 

The Jordanian parliament is expected to soon approve the “electronic crimes” law initiated by the government, which imposes prison sentences and fines on those who criticize using the media and social networks. The law aims to reduce popular unrest in the kingdom due to the difficult economic situation, but it has sparked significant anger among the younger generation.

Read More >>

Israel is trying to prevent an escalation in its relations with Jordan

Israel released from detention the Jordanian MP Imad Al-Adwan who tried to smuggle a large amount of weapons to Israel, he was extradited to Jordan, his immunity was removed and he will be prosecuted.
The political echelon in Israel prevented an unnecessary escalation in the strained relations with Jordan and took a confidence-building step towards it, Jordan, for its part, undertook to punish Al-Adwan and fight the phenomenon of arms smuggling.

Read More >>

An effort to calm the security situation during Ramadan

The meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and King Abdullah of Jordan marks the opening of a new page in relations between the two countries and a joint effort to calm the security situation ahead of the month of Ramadan.
The two leaders fear the destabilization of the region and Netanyahu promised the Jordanian king not to change the status quo on the Temple Mount and Jordan’s status on the holy site.

Read More >>