12 noiembrie 2019

Explained: Jordan refuses to renew 'Island of Peace' lease with Israel


Jordan officially said it won’t renew the 25-year old agreement that granted Israel private land use in Jordan’s al Baqura and Ghamr amid friction between the two countries.A picture of Jordanian King Abdullah and his father, the late King Hussein, is seen as people visit the "Island of Peace" in an area known as Naharayim in Hebrew and Baqura in Arabic, on the Jordanian side of the border with Israel November 9, 2019.(Reuters)In two large stretches of Jordan, al Baqura and Ghamr, Israeli [...]