Jordan PM's comments on single state trigger uproar

Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz has said in a recent interview that a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could be an alternative, causing uproar among Jordanians.

Osama Al Sharif | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jul 27, 2020
al-monitor Jordan's Prime Minister Omar Razzaz gives a press conference in the southern port city of Aqaba on July 23, 2019, discussing projects in the area including an underwater military museum. Photo by KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP via Getty Images.

Egypt heads to Amman, Ramallah to revive peace efforts

The Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs visited Jordan and the Palestinian city of Ramallah to declare Egypt’s rejection of the Israeli intentions to annex parts of the Palestinian lands in the West Bank.

Mohamed Saied | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jul 26, 2020

Murder in street brings Jordanian women out in force

Protesters gathered in Amman twice this week despite COVID-19 restrictions to demonstrate against last week’s so-called honor killing of a woman and demand changes to the law.

Melissa Pawson | | Jul 24, 2020

Jordan resuming domestic flights out of largest airport

Jordan is planning to resume domestic flights and international flights next month.

Al-Monitor Staff | Coronavirus | Jul 23, 2020

Jordanian PM says support for one-state solution possible if Israel annexes West Bank

Omar Razzaz told The Guardian that Jordan would view one state "positively," but he reiterated Amman's opposition to Israel's stalled plan to annex parts of the West Bank.

Al-Monitor Staff | Settlements | Jul 21, 2020