The Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a series of shootings on police and tourists in Jordan over the weekend that killed ten people, including a Canadian woman.
U.S. officials are investigating the fatal shootings of three American soldiers at a Jordanian air base earlier this month as a possible act of terrorism.
Three U.S. military trainers were fatally shot Friday in an exchange of fire at an air base in Jordan, according to U.S. defense officials.
The Palestinian Authority issued a threat this week to members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to get them to vote for an anti-Israel resolution that is pending before the international body.
JERUSALEM—Israel, which regards its neighbor, Jordan, as a buffer against the upheavals sweeping Syria and Iraq, is deploying surveillance drones on the Syrian-Jordan border to monitor attempts by Islamist militants to penetrate the Hashemite kingdom, according to Israeli media repor
The Russian government has signed major nuclear cooperation agreements with Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Jordan since the start of this year, increasing its influence among traditional U.S. allies in the region.
JERUSALEM—The Jordanian fighter pilot burned to death by Islamic State militants in Syria two months ago was not shot down by anti-aircraft fire, Yediot Achronot reported Sunday, but by a missile mistakenly fired by United Arab Emirates warplanes flying cover.
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.), a retired Navy SEAL, plans to confront President Obama about his administration’s failure to confront the Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL) when newly elected members of Congress visit the White House.