An American-Israeli historian criticized New York Times reporter Max Fisher last week for recycling a “myth” that Israel’s founding prime minister David Ben-Gurion fretted the Jewish state’s occupation of territories won in the 1967 war would undermine its democratic principles.
Jordan will not take in Syrian refugees fleeing a renewed offensive by the Bashar al-Assad regime in the country’s southwest.
Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Sunday continued her first overseas trip since taking her current position with a visit to Za’atari camp, one of the largest Syrian refugee camps in Jordan.
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