Saudi FM discusses in Jordan Iran’s destabilizing role in region

The Saudi and Jordanian foreign ministers hold a press conference in Amman. (Petra) January 4, 2022 Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah held talks in Amman on Monday with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman al-Safadi. Talks focused on Iran's destabilizing role in the region and world. The hand of the Kingdom [...]

By |January 4th, 2022|Jordan, Saudi Arabia|

Jordan demands investigation into Iran footballer’s sex

Iranian goalkeeper Zohreh Koudaei blocked two goal attempts by the Jordanian team, resulting in Iran's qualification. (Supplied) November 15, 2021 Jordan has called on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to launch an investigation to determine the sex of a goalkeeper on the Iranian women's football team, with Tehran denying foul play. Iran beat [...]

By |November 15th, 2021|Jordan, Women|

King Abdullah confirms Jordan previously attacked by Iran-made drones: CNN interview

Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks after being welcomed by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., July 22, 2021. (Reuters) July 26, 2021 Jordan's King Abdullah confirmed that his country had previously been attacked by Iranian-made drones, stressing that there are many concerns related to Iran's activities [...]

By |July 26th, 2021|Jordan|

Bashing water deal, Netanyahu accuses Jordan of helping bolster Iran

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (REUTERS) July 14, 2021 Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to accuse Israel’s ally Jordan of aiding Iran’s nuclear program via a never-implemented pipeline deal Monday. Netanyahu’s comments were aimed at prime minister Naftali Bennett, whose government recently agreed to double the amount of water Israel exports to Jordan, which [...]

By |July 14th, 2021|Israel, Jordan|

Operation underway to flush out Iranian militias from Syria-Jordan border

The brigade will also be tasked with helping to oust military forces loyal to Iran. (Supplied) By Taym Al-Ahmad November 03, 2020 Plans are underway to oust Iranian militias from the Jordan-Syria border, IranWire has learned. A military source told IranWire that on October 29, key Jordanian intelligence and military officials met in Amman [...]

By |November 3rd, 2020|Jordan, Syria|

Jordanian prince calls for banning Iran from international sport events

Protesters demonstrate outside the Iranian embassy in London on September 12, 2020 against the execution of Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari. (AFP) September 16, 2020 Responding to the execution of young Iranian wrestling champion Navid Afkari, the former Vice President of the International Football Federation, FIFA, Prince Ali bin Hussein of Jordan, is calling [...]

By |September 16th, 2020|Jordan|

Iran informs Amman it will release 3 detained Jordanians

Tehran's Evin prison. (IRNA) February 22, 2019 Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday that Iran has informed the senior Jordanian diplomat about its decision to release three Jordanian detainees, who were held by Tehran around two months ago on charges of “mistakenly” entering the country's territorial waters while on a fishing [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Jordan|

Jordan asks Iran to release three jailed nationals

A 2014 file picture shows Jordan’s King Abdullah II (R) walking with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Amman. (Reuters) February 19, 2019 Jordan on Monday called on Iran to release three of its nationals it said had strayed into Iranian territorial waters in the southern Gulf from the United Arab Emirates [...]

By |February 19th, 2019|Jordan|

Iran worried about Jordanian-Iraqi rapprochement

Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim (R) receives Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif (L) in Baghdad during an official visit. (AFP) January 15, 2019 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif continued on Monday his official visit to Iraq, which coincides with the first trip in a decade by Jordan's King Abdullah II. [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|Iraq, Jordan|

Jordan won’t name an ambassador to Iran

“There is no intention to name another Jordanian envoy in Tehran at the time,” the source told Al (Al Arabiya) June 17, 2018 A high-ranking Jordanian source told Al Arabiya English on Friday that Jordan transferred its ambassador Abdullah Abu Rumman from Iran to the Jordanian Foreign Ministry headquarters in Amman based [...]

By |June 17th, 2018|Jordan|