Jordan's King Abdullah II met his Saudi counterpart in Riyadh for talks as both nations participate in a US-led bombing campaign against Islamic State group extremists in Syria.
US President Barack Obama will host King Abdullah II of Jordan at the White House Dec 5 to discuss issues of the Middle East, the White House said Wednesday.
King Abdullah II of Jordan Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to hold talks with Jordan`s King Abdullah II in Amman on Wednesday to discuss simmering tensions in Jerusalem and the fight against Islamic State Jihadists, a statement said Tuesday.
Jordan has flown humanitarian aid to Iraq`s western Anbar province, where jihadists from the Islamic State group have seized ground and sown fear among the population, the royal court said Monday.
Jordan is gearing up to welcome Pope Francis who is scheduled to visit the Arab nation May 24, his first visit since he was elected to the post.
Jordan`s King Abdullah II is to travel to Moscow on Wednesday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Syrian conflict, after visits to the Vatican and Austria, the palace said.
Jordan`s King Abdullah II visited Cairo briefly on Saturday in the first visit by a head of state to Egypt since its July 3 coup, state media reported.
Thousands of Jordanians rallied to call for a boycott of upcoming legislative elections, a challenge to King Abdullah II.
Jordan`s King Abdullah II on Monday swore
in a new 30-strong cabinet led by Prime Minister Awn
Abdullah II warned
that Israel`s stance in peace talks with the Palestinian is
fuelling instability in the Middle East.
King Abdullah II warned against "chaos" and the media creating a climate of "hatred”.
About 300 supporters of King Abdullah II threw rocks at the demonstrators.
Marouf al-Bakhit needs time for a public dialogue about new legislation.
King Abdullah II has pledged real and speedy political reforms.
The visit comes after Egypt`s Prez Hosni Mubarak stepped down after 30 years.
In a pre-emptive act, King Abdullah II of Jordan appointed Marouf Bakhit as PM replacing Samir Rifai.
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