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|

Jordan refuses Iran ‘oil for religious tourism’ deal

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005. (Reuters) November 23, 2012 Official Jordanian sources expressed reservations about remarks by Iran’s ambassador in Amman that Tehran is prepared to provide the Hashemite Kingdom with free oil [...]

By |November 23rd, 2012|Jordan|