King Abdullah of Jordan

Jordan Plays a Key Intelligence Role in the Fight Against ISIS

Nehad Ismail | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Jordanian leaders at the highest levels are alarmed. Jordanian political analysts are taking the ISIS threat very seriously. According to Middle Eastern security officials, defences have been reinforced at the borders of Iraq. The Jordanian air force has been on high alert for several days.

PM Pushes For Resolution On Abu Qatada Case

PA | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron today pushed the case for a resolution on the stalled deportation of radical cleric Abu Qatada with King Abdullah of Jordan. Qatada r...

Who Is Backing the War Criminals of Damascus?

Nehad Ismail | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK
Nehad Ismail

No prizes for guessing the right answer. China and Russia are the culprits. China is wavering and may change its stance in the coming weeks. But Moscow is still determined to fight on. It has recently defended the shipment of arms to the Damascus regime which is committing crimes against humanity in violation of Article 7 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

UK Action on Israel/Palestine

Matthew Harris | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Politics
Matthew Harris

Okay, so it's always easy to be cynical about signs of life in the Israeli/Palestinian peace process. But (and it is a big but), I can't help feeling encouraged by the moderate success - or lack of failure - of recent talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Jordan.

The Truth About Jordan

Nehad Ismail | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK
Nehad Ismail

I read with interest Dr. Joseph Olmert's article Something Is Happening in Jordan. The excellent article raised a number of contentious points and I am not going in this piece to analyse every point but would like to clarify a number of issues which Dr. Olmert touched on in his article.