After a difficult relationship with Donald Trump, Jordan’s king has a warmer rapport with Biden.
Two aides of Prince Hamzah in court over alleged plot to overthrow Jordan’s King Abdullah pleaded not guilty, lawyer says.
Prosecutor frees 16 detained people at the request of the king, but says two key suspects will remain in detention.
The government had accused Prince Hamzah of involvement in a conspiracy to ‘destabilise’ the kingdom’s security.
Palace says Hamzah signed letter affirming commitment to King Abdullah II, in sign that rift in royal family is easing.
Authorities deny former Crown Prince Hamzah arrested, but say he has been asked to stop ‘destabilising activities’.
Elections were first held in 1989 but Parliament’s power remains limited with the king choosing the PM and the senate.
Amman moves to restore normal ties with Qatar more than two years after withdrawing its ambassador over Gulf crisis.
Qatar hosts tens of thousands of skilled Jordanian workers whose remittances help the faltering economy back home.
Why have Jordan’s powerful tribes been putting pressure on King Abdullah and the country’s ruling royal family?
King Abdullah tells Trump adviser Jared Kushner that Middle East peace is only possible with a Palestinian state.
Trump’s son-in-law will likely use Jordan’s economic and water crises to force the king to accept the ‘ultimate deal’.
Tourism and education ministers quit after flooding kills 21 people, most of whom were school children and teachers.
King Abdullah II says Amman will terminate parts of peace treaty which allowed Israeli farmers to use Jordanian land.