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|

Israel and Jordan intensify cooperation as Iran tightens grip on southern Syria

June 21, 2017 Israel and Jordan have intensified diplomatic relations over the last weeks as a response to the changing situation on the ground in Syria and Iraq, Haaretz reported Wednesday. The two countries have noted with growing concern the renewed strength of the Assad regime in southern Syria, particularly in regards to the role played [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Israel, Jordan, Syria|

Diplomatic unease casts shadow on Jordan-Iran ties

A 2014 file picture shows Jordan’s King Abdullah II (R) walking with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Amman. (Reuters) Apr 24, 2017 Diplomatic relations be­tween Jordan and Iran are going through a pe­riod of unease following the trading of insults be­tween Amman and Tehran. The Jordanian Foreign Ministry said it summoned [...]

By |April 24th, 2017|Jordan|

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|