Will West Bank annexation harm US-Jordan security cooperation?

There is too much at stake for Jordan to jeopardize its relations with the United States over Israel's plans to annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley.

William Christou | | Jun 2, 2020
al-monitor A man shouts slogans during a protest against US President Donald Trump's proposed Middle East peace plan and the government's agreement to import natural gas from Israel, in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 14, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed.

Intel: Pompeo discusses Syria with Jordan’s foreign minister

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Syria today on a phone call with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.

Al-Monitor Staff | Syria Conflict | May 28, 2020

Netanyahu not destabilized over Palestinians cutting security coordination

The announcement by the Palestinian Authority of cutting security coordination and warnings by Jordan's King Abdullah have not destabilized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his settlement annexation plan.

Mazal Mualem | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | May 28, 2020

Jordanian government employees return to work

Most civil servants had not worked since March due to anti-virus measures.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | May 26, 2020

What are Jordan’s options if Israel annexes West Bank?

Jordan is considering suspending parts of the 1994 peace treaty with Israel, sources told Al-Monitor, if Israel goes ahead with its plan to annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley.

Osama Al Sharif | Border Disputes | May 25, 2020