A source involved in high level talks between Abbas and King Abdullah says Jordan worries how any decision about Jerusalem could impact its own oversight of its holy sites, as well as internal events within kingdom.
ISIS says four fighters undertook the shootout, which killed nine people on Sunday; security sources say perpetrators were Jordanian nationals.
Sunday's shootings, which partly took place in a Crusader-era castle, left ten dead and were the most high-profile attacks in Jordan in recent memory.
Canadian woman, two local civilians, seven police officers killed in shootout-hostage situation at popular tourist attraction; signs point to Islamist militants, official says.
Since mid-2013 in Zaatari, a refugee camp in Jordan, more than 6,500 babies have been delivered and 5 percent are born to mothers younger than 18.
Quantities of water flowing in the Yarmouk River have increased amid steep reduction in agriculture in southern Syria.
After the shooting earlier this month, Jordan state media reported that the three U.S. Army sergeants killed had sparked a firefight by disobeying orders from Jordanians.
A gunman opened fire and killed three American military trainers outside an airbase in Jordan at the beginning of the month.
Jordanian security forces shot at their car when they failed to stop at an air base gate.
Jordan is an ultra-conservative society where female participation in the work force lies far below the regional average. But thanks to a new initiative, women are shattering gender stereotypes - and helping the economy at the same time.
Protest leaders are calling on the Jordanian public to turn off the lights in their homes for an hour in objection to an agreement to import gas from what they call 'occupied territory.'
Family of slain Christian author blame government for attack: 'They kept telling us that Jordan is isolated, a place of peace. But now we see, Jordan is not isolated, and we should be active in countering [Salafist] ideology.'
Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki, who has held senior diplomatic and ministerial posts, is given another term to continue to try to rejuvenate a sluggish economy.
The journalist was about to enter court for a trial on a caricature that was deemed blasphemous by authorities.
Revised rules meant to strengthen political parties are seen as a small step toward democratic reform, but critics say the transformations won't bring real change.
Carakale is the first craft beer in Jordan. The West Bank already has three independent breweries - Taybeh, newcomer Shepherds and tiny Wise Men's Choice.
King Abdullah vows to maintain status quo at the holy compound, criticizes Israeli policies in Jerusalem.
Experts say country faces time bomb in which mass unemployment, especially among the young, could lead to radicalization and upheaval.
Jordan government portrayed shooting as a ‘terrorist attack,’ one of several in the pro-Western kingdom over the last year linked to Islamic militants.
The three-story Abdali Mall is seen as a trailblazer in conserving what resource-poor Jordan lacks most — water and energy. It’s also part of a growing movement to build with local materials.