Jordan summons Iran envoy over comments on king

Jordan's King Abdullah speaks at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Feb 12, 2016. (REUTERS) Apr 11, 2017 Jordan summoned Iran's ambassador to Amman at the weekend, the foreign ministry said, after an Iranian official slammed comments by King Abdullah in an American newspaper as "silly and careless". King Abdullah told the [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|Jordan|

Jordan: Film festival shines light on Iranian society

Feb 21, 2017 Iranian Film Days began in Amman on Sunday, with a number of film screenings which aim to provide an insight into the country’s social life and issues, a Royal Film Commission (RFC) official said.  It is the fourth time the festival has been held in the capital and it will run for [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|Jordan|

Jordan-Iran relations: History and future

January 7, 2017 This study examines the evolution of the Jordanian-Iranian relations since 1949. It focuses on the most important stages and how regional developments and internal security in both Jordan and Iran have considerably influenced relations between the two countries. During the monarch era from 1949-1979 Jordan-Iran relations were characterized by cooperation and understanding, [...]

By |January 7th, 2017|Jordan|

Israel and Iran work together on major scientific project in Jordan

September 17, 2016 As some Iranian scientists worked on nuclear projects in recent years, others were given a more surprising job - co-operating with Israeli counterparts. Physicists from the two countries have been working together to set up a particle accelerator in Jordan that will enable researchers to closely analyse all sorts of matter, from [...]

By |September 17th, 2016|Israel, Jordan|

Iranian hacker vandalizes Jordanian Government website

  Sepah Pasdaran, revolutionary guard hackers, cyber, cyberwar. (Supplied) June 24, 2016 An Iranian hacker calling himself “Master Joint” was able to penetrate the official Government websitefor the Jordanian Department of Income and Sales Tax on Tuesday evening, vandalizing the front page of the website with a provocative message that read “[expletive] all [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Jordan|

Iranian ambassador to Jordan Mojtaba Ferdosipour: We will never recognize Israel and our support to Palestinians is unlimited

  An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards, with Israel flag drawn on his boots, is seen during graduation ceremony, held for the military cadets in a military academy, in Tehran, Iran June 30, 2018. (REUTERS) June 12, 2016 Iranian ambassador to Jordan, Mojtaba Ferdosipour, expressed hope to enhance bilateral relations in political, economic, [...]

By |June 12th, 2016|Jordan, Palestine|

Jordan: Majority of Parliament Calls To Guarantee Camp Liberty Residents’ Security

June 7, 2016 This week mainstream Arab media reported widely a statement by a majority of Jordanian parliamentarians, calling for the safety and security of “Camp Liberty” residents in Iraq. Almost 2,000 members of the Peoples’ Mojahedin Organization of Iran, the main opposition to the mullahs in Iran, are now residing at Camp Liberty, a [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Iraq, Jordan|

Jordan recalls ambassador from Iran, accusing Tehran of ‘interference’

A 2014 file picture shows Jordan’s King Abdullah II (R) walking with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Amman. (Reuters) April 18, 2016  Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador from Iran, saying it was in objection to Tehran’s meddling in the internal affairs of Gulf Arab countries. Jordan’s official Petra news agency [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Jordan|

GCC, Jordan, Morocco Reject Iran’s Intervention

March 10, 2016 In a press release issued at the end of the fifth joint meeting of the ministers, the group also condemned the attacks on the Saudi embassy in Tehran and the consulate in the Iranian city of Mashhad. The Iranian authorities remain fully responsible for these “terrorist” acts, they said. In addition, the [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Jordan, Middle East, Morocco|

Jordan­-Iran ties may show early signs of thaw

Iran President Hassan Rouhani. (IRNA) January 19, 2014 For decades, Jordan ­Iran relations were described as tepid at best, with Tehran initiating contacts in hopes of improving bilateral ties. Amman has kept its distance, making sure it does not anger its Gulf allies, especially Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and the United States. Throughout [...]

By |January 19th, 2014|Jordan|