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  • Israel’s Netanyahu Meets King Abdullah in Jordan for Rare Talks

    06/27/2018 5:18:54 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 13 replies
    Kataeb ^ | Tuesday 19th June 2018, 09:29 (EET)
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held rare talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan during an unannounced visit to Amman on Monday, official sources in the two countries said. The two leaders discussed the stalled peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, the Jordanian royal court said in a statement. Jordan and Egypt are the only Arab countries to have peace treaties with Israel, and Monday’s visit was Netanyahu’s first to the kingdom since 2014. “The king and the prime minister discussed regional developments as well as advancing the peace process and bilateral relations,” the Israeli leader’s spokesman Ofir Gendelman...
  • Jordan’s King Abdullah Praises Donald Trump’s ‘Humility and Grace’

    06/25/2018 4:58:33 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 25, 2018
    Jordan’s King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein shared an unusually flattering assessment of President Donald Trump on Monday, praising the president’s “humility” and “grace” during a visit to the White House. “If the rest of the world just took a little bit of your humility and your grace, we’d be in a lot better position,” Abdullah said. Trump thanked Abdullah for the compliment, pointing out to the press that he used the word “humility” to describe him. “I’m happy with that word,” Trump grinned. “It’s probably the nicest compliment I’ve been given in a long time.” Trump praised the king of...
  • Pope to meet Jordan King Abdullah

    12/16/2017 9:10:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    TheLocal.it ^ | 16 December 2017 10:09 CET+01:00 | AFP
    Pope Francis will meet Jordan’s King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week, the Holy See announced on Friday, as Palestinians continue to clash with Israeli forces over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. […] The pope and King Abdullah, the custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem’s Old City, are likely to discuss the situation, though the Vatican never indicates topics of discussion for such meetings in advance. On Sunday, the pope called for “respect of the status quo” in Jerusalem and warned against “a new spiral of violence”. Abdullah has denounced the...
  • Dallas and the Leftist/Islamic Alliance -- CAIR’s (and the Left’s) chickens come home to roost.

    07/10/2016 10:11:19 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 8 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | July 11, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    Nihad Awad, the Executive Director of the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), said it plainly at the 14th Annual MAS-ICNA (Muslim American Society and Islamic Circle of North America) Convention in December 2015: “Black Lives Matter is our matter. Black Lives Matter is our campaign.” Khalilah Sabra, another Muslim activist, told the Muslim conference: “Basically, you are the new black people of America….We are the community that staged a revolution across the world. If we could do that, why can’t we have that revolution in America?” With the murder of five policemen in Dallas by a sniper during a...
  • President of Turkey, king of Jordan to speak at Ali funeral

    06/06/2016 8:06:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun. 6, 2016 9:05 AM EDT
    The president of Turkey and king of Jordan joined the long line of world leaders, religious figures and superstars set to speak at Muhammad Ali's funeral Friday. Ali family spokesman Bob Gunnell announced funeral details at a news conference Monday. California imam and scholar Zaid Shakir will preside over the service at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville. …
  • Suspect hands over robbery victim’s ID when police ask for identification ( Ohio )

    11/08/2015 5:48:17 AM PST · by george76 · 13 replies
    WCMH ^ | November 5, 2015
    Columbus police say a robbery suspect was asked for identification by officers after being detained, and that's when he handed over the victim's driver's license. ... the suspect, Mohammed Abdullah Ahmed ... additional property of the victim was also found, and Ahmed was arrested and charged with robbery.
  • Jordan wants to send Arab troops to Temple Mount [Jeremiah 49]

    10/21/2015 1:19:38 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 3 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 10/20/2015 | Aaron Klein
    TEL AVIV – While France is facing Israeli criticism for suggesting the deployment of international observers to the Temple Mount, WND has learned the Kingdom of Jordan is floating its own plan to consolidate power at the holy site, proposing non-uniformed Jordanian soldiers patrol the sensitive complex. The Jordanian proposal was quietly made in recent days to Israeli and U.S. officials, according to diplomatic sources here. The Israeli government immediately rejected the possibility of Jordanian soldiers, uniformed or not, stationed inside the Jewish state. The diplomatic sources said that last month a Jordanian general and other Jordanian military officers held...
  • Jordan plays host to Israel hate fest [Jeremiah 49]

    10/21/2015 10:20:45 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    YNet News ^ | 10/21/2015 | Roi Kais
    The Jordanian lawyers union held a rally in solidarity with the Palestinians on Tuesday in what could have easily been termed an Israel hate fest. The lawyers drew blue stars of David on the ground in the hallways and stairs of Amman's courthouse, so that all those coming and going could have there chance to sully the Jewish symbol. The lawyers were given one hour off, between 11am and 12pm, in order to take part in the show of hatred. Jordanian media outlets reported that the participants were yelling "death to Israel," and set fire to Israeli flags. The lawyers...
  • The king demanded vengeance and ‘Zarqawi’s woman’ was sent to the gallows

    09/27/2015 1:02:18 PM PDT · by NRx · 32 replies
    WaPo ^ | 09-26-2015 | Joby Warrick
    AMMAN, Jordan — Just after nightfall Feb. 3, a warrant arrived at the city’s main women’s prison for the execution of Sajida al-Rishawi. The instructions had come from King Abdullah II himself, then in Washington on a state visit, and were transmitted from his private plane to the royal court in Jordan’s capital. A clerk relayed the message to the Interior Ministry and then to the prisons department, where it caused a stir. State executions are complicated affairs requiring many steps, yet the king’s wishes were explicit: The woman would face the gallows before the sun rose the next day.
  • Only Arab Leader Ever to Have Appeared on 'Star Trek'?

    02/12/2015 3:39:11 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 18 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 12 February 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    ISIS-killer King Abdullah II of Jordan, that's who! And as is the case with current Canadian -and Australian- leadership,  King Abdullah II of Jordan also appears to have a far better grip on dealing with challenges to US security/interests these days than clueless-and-of-dubious-agenda Obama regime ever will. Perhaps this is not a surprise: even though there's been some bumps in the relationship (i.e. backing Saddam Hussein 2x), ever since the 6-Day War Jordan has become known as one of the most stable US allies in the Middle East, running a moderate Islamic government that doesn't care much for extremists,...
  • Obama denied request from Jordan for Predator drones in Islamic State fight

    02/05/2015 1:39:09 PM PST · by jazusamo · 55 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 5, 2015 | Rowan Scarborough
    The Obama administration earlier this year turned down a request from Jordan for Predator spy drones that would help it locate targets in the war against the Islamic State. The refusal, disclosed by a House Armed Services Committee, member, is gaining importance today since Jordan has emerged as a critical player in a U.S.-led coalition to destroy the terror group. On Tuesday, the Islamic State released a video of its execution by fire of a capture Jordanian pilot. Jordan retaliated on Thursdaywith F-16 air strikes on the Syrian town of Raqqa and is vowing a relentless war against the Islamic...
  • Urgent – King of Jordan to participate in striking ISIL

    02/04/2015 3:54:30 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 240 replies
    Iraqi News ^ | 2-4-2015 | IN
    Jordan confirmed on Wednesday that “The Jordanian King Abdullah II will participate personally on Thursday in conducting air strikes against the shelters of the terrorist ISIL organization to revenge the execution of the Jordanian pilot Maath al-Kassasba by the ISIL.” Media outlets reported the King Abdullah II as saying “The war against ISIL will not end and we will fight them in their shelters.”
  • After ISIS execution, angry King Abdullah quotes Clint Eastwood to U.S. lawmakers

    02/04/2015 4:58:04 AM PST · by Biggirl · 65 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 4, 2015 | Byron York
    Members of the House Armed Services Committee met with Jordan's King Abdullah Tuesday not long after news broke that ISIS had burned to death a Jordanian pilot captured in the fight against the terrorist group. In a private session with lawmakers, the king showed an extraordinary measure of anger — anger which he expressed by citing American movie icon Clint Eastwood.
  • Obama will travel to Saudi Arabia for King Abdullah's funeral (by skipping Taj Mahal visit)

    01/24/2015 3:05:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 94 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 24, 2015 | Jessica Taylor
    President Obama will forego a visit to the Taj Mahal during his visit to India in order to travel to Saudi Arabia for King Abdullah’s funeral, the White House announced early Saturday morning. Vice President Biden was initially scheduled to lead the U.S. delegation, but he will instead now remain in Washington and Obama will add the stop onto his return from India, where the president is embarking on a three-day trip to foster economic ties with the nation. “President Obama and the First Lady will travel to Riyadh on Tuesday, January 27 in order to pay respects to King...
  • NBC’s Richard Engel: Obama Statement Ironic Because Abdullah ‘Could Not Stand’ Him

    01/23/2015 1:43:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 53 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1/23/15 | Andrew Desiderio
    NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel said on Friday that President Barack Obama‘s statement on the passing of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud was ironic and just an attempt at being polite because in reality, the late king “could not stand” President Obama. According to Engel, Saudi Arabia was against the “democratization” that the U.S. encouraged with its support for the Arab Spring and its opposition to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. “One of the big ironies here is that President Obama, in his statement, said how close he was to King Abdullah — King Abdullah did
  • Saudi King Abdullah Dies

    01/22/2015 3:27:53 PM PST · by 22202NOVA · 309 replies
    http://www.cnbc.com/id/102292477
  • Jordan's King Abdullah warns against Islamic and Zionist extremism

    10/21/2014 11:31:10 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 13 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/21/2014 | Ariel Ben Solomon
    Afted Islamic extremism with “Zionist extremism” in remarks on Monday regarding the fight against terrorism. He made the comments during a meeting with Jordan’s president and members of the Lower House’s Democratic Gathering Bloc. While saying that there was a civil war taking place between moderate and extremist camps within Islam, the Jordanian monarch added that at the same time, “there is Zionist extremism,” and that “stakeholders should acknowledge there is extremism in all camps,” The Jordan Times reported...
  • Father .. Declares Muslim Victory Call, And Obama Smiles As Soon As He Hears The War Cry Of Allah

    06/04/2014 6:51:59 AM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | June 2, 2014 | Ted
    SMILED as soon as he heard the most famous war cry of Islam, “bismillah al-rahman al-rahim,” Arabic for “in the name of Allah the most gracious, the most merciful.” Watch Obama smile as soon as Bergdahl gives the most famous Muslim expression, the “Bismillah” or the “Basmallah”: ... The “basmallah” is the Islamic expression for victory and only indicates that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s father is a Muslim. Think that the man is acting as “Muslim” for a stealth operation to rescue his son who is already in good hands in Germany? And what is with the long beard and trimmed...
  • My Arabian Night: How an Obama pool stop went viral

    03/30/2014 9:35:50 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 3-30-14 | CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN
    I didn’t set out to become Twitter famous in Saudi Arabia. As a senior White House reporter for POLITICO, I’ve traveled all over the country and the world with President Barack Obama, touching down in Air Force One on one unremarkable tarmac after another to record his arrival. I seldom find them noteworthy — and, as an infrequent tweeter, rarely ever share-worthy. But Riyadh was different. A stunning display of Saudi guards awaited Obama at the airport Friday in perfect formation, swords in hand and scarves on their head. So I did something I don’t normally do: I tweeted the...
  • Saudi Sex Slave Convict Denied by Judge (with a twist) [ al-Turki : Colorado ]

    01/04/2014 9:09:51 AM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | January 4, 2014
    Homaidan al-Turki was convicted in 2006 on charges related to having an underage slave whom he sexually molested. Al-Turki resided in Colorado and his now serving out his prison sentence in that state. Since his conviction, there has been a very strong effort from Saudi Arabia to have him released. ... A judge has now ruled that al-Turki isn’t going anywhere (that is if you don’t count his being moved from a State Correctional facility to a federal one). ... al-Turki has never really been completely cleared in the murder of Executive Director for Colorado’s Department of Corrections. Clements was...