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Land Lease Agreement
The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Jordan renews request to build a fifth minaret on the Temple Mount
Israel is not likely to accede to this request, which was made against the backdrop of the “land lease agreement crisis.”
Zionist Organization of America
Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel
Jordan’s ending of land lease with Israel is a telling sign
King Abdullah’s announcement is a sober reminder that Mideast realities can only be overcome by a slow, gradual, international process of change and reform in Muslim society.
Report: Jordanian MPs demand review of peace treaty with Israel
In wake of a decision to void clauses in 1994 peace deal leasing borderlands to Israel, hawkish lawmakers urge King Abdullah to exit the treaty altogether • Security around Israeli Embassy in Amman increased ahead of a mass anti-Israel march planned for Friday.
Jordan deserves a strong response
Today, Jordan receives from Israel far more than what the accord stipulates.
Jordan challenges Israel on land-lease agreement
The land in question isn’t important in and of itself, but it’s a symbol of peace with Israel.
Israeli and Jordanian experts downplay significance of peace-treaty changes
Nevertheless, the move by Jordan comes after tensions have exacerbated between the two countries over the past year or so.
Don’t use Temple Mount to placate Jordan
Back in 1967, Israel made too big a concession on the Temple Mount when it agreed to prohibit Jews from praying there.
Jordan announces decision to terminate peace-treaty land lease to Israel in 2019
Israel’s neighbor will not renew parts of a 1994 peace treaty that leases two areas on the Jordan River to Israel, saying Jordan aims to practice “full sovereignty on our land.”
A Jordanian move that spells weakness
Overall, it doesn’t truly harms Israeli interests, which is why Jerusalem is showing patience towards the hostile winds blowing in its direction from Jordan.