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

Israeli, Iranian and Pakistani scientists are working side-by side on a 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 [...]

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

Iranian hacker vandalizes Jordanian Government website

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 Arabs and You!” and “I love Iran”. The director of the [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Jordan|

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

June 12, 2016 Iranian ambassador to Jordan, Mojtaba Ferdosipour, expressed hope to enhance bilateral relations in political, economic, social and tourism domains, emphasizing his country’s support to Jordan in all fields, particularly energy and increasing Iranian's investments in Jordan. Ferdosipour, made his remarks during his visit to Alanbat Newspaper, where he met with its editor [...]

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’

  Mohammad Momani, Minister of State for Media Affairs in Jordan. 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 quoted the government spokesman as saying that Ambassador Abdullah Abu [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Jordan|

GCC, Jordan, Morocco Reject Iran’s Intervention

GCC states, as well as Jordan and Morocco rejected Iranian interference in the internal affairs of the Gulf states and the region. 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 [...]

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

Jordan­Iran ties may show early signs of thaw

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) listens to his Jordanian counterpart Nasser Judeh during a joint news conference in Amman, Jordan January 14, 2014. 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 [...]

By |January 19th, 2014|Jordan|

Jordan refuses Iran ‘oil for religious tourism’ deal

Jordanian spokesman says that though gov't seeking ways to solve energy crisis, it's eager to maintain ties with Gulf countries. 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 and energy products for 30 years, [...]

By |November 23rd, 2012|Jordan|