Jordan claims it’s business as usual, but growing threats may undermine kingdom – Zvi Bar’el – Haaretz 09.03.17
Worrisome economic data, a million Syrian refugees and ISIS on their doorstep could prove to be too much for the Hashemites.
Jordan says ‘Muezzin Bill’ is discriminatory, violates peace treaty – The Times of Israel 09.03.17
Minister warns Israel legislation would breach human rights conventions, infringe upon Jordan’s authority over holy sites in East Jerusalem.
Abbas tells Abdullah of Trump’s commitment to peace process – The Times of Israel 11.03.17
Abbas’s conversation with Abdullah was their second in 24 hours. The first was to coordinate stances on the peace process ahead of Abbas’ conversation with Trump. Abbas and Abdullah also spoke about Arab summit at end of this month in Amman and Arab efforts to support the Palestinian cause.