Jordan's king warns Israel on Jerusalem 'red line'
Published: 16.10.09, 21:37
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1. Abdullah can kiss my Jewish @$$. Jerusalem
Allan ,   Ft. Lauderdale   (10.16.09)
is my eternal capitol and will never be divided again.
2. Jordan's King and Jerusalem
Ger ,   Raanana, Israel`   (10.16.09)
This from the man whose father's soldiers destroyed synagogues, used Jewish gravestones to build toilets, and refused to allow Jews to worship at the Western Wall.
3. Remembering History
Ellen ,   Israel/USA   (10.16.09)
I think the world has forgotten history. Jerusalem was supposed to be an international city. ( in 1948) Israel reluctantly agreed and Jordan grabbed control. The city was basically ignored--a backwater. The Temple Mount wasn't that important to the Muslims. After all, it was in their control and that was sufficient. In 1967 Jordan was asked to please stay out of the war. However, Abdullah's father decided it was in his interest to attack. Much to his surprise Israel won and Jerusalem was now in Jewish hands. For the first time members of all 3 major religions could go and visit their holy sites. ( Muslims only received limited restrictions AFTER they started using the height advantage of the Temple Mount as a launching ground for terrorist attacks!) . Now, all of a sudden Jerusalem and the Temple Mount are important. Only when they are in Jewish hands are these sites important. Abdullah can warn all he wants. The city would still be under his control had Daddy not gotten greedy!
4. Dictator from the Palestinian state of Jordan
No water for Jordan ,   will create uprising   (10.16.09)
5. disastrous repercussions ... what a joke
hardy har har ,   zion   (10.16.09)
disastrous repercussions .. what is he going to do, we are already at war with every arab country and every arab country wants to wipe Israel off the map ... so mr idiot king, what are you going to do, we oen Jersulem and that will not change ... our neighbors to the south abnd north shoot rockets, to the west they send suicide bombers, so can jordan do, Stop being our friend .. hahaha ..get real, the arabs give nothing so they have nothing to take away ... war is coming so get real dopey king. it can't get any worse for Israel.
6. Good ole Kentucky Windage folks!
zobcity ,   zobcity,usa   (10.16.09)
7. easy to push around
Marcel ,   Florida   (10.16.09)
Secular Israel and her pathetic leadership only know retreat,fear and appeasment and this is why the whole world is pushing Israel around. It's past time to grow some teeth dear ariel and stop your weak goodwill gestures,appeasment and groveling for no peace that only feed the monster.
8. Jordanians trashed Jewish Jerusalem
Kyle ,   Southpark, CO, USA   (10.16.09)
Expelled the Jews from the Old City, used tombstones from the Mount of Olives to pave roads and build latrines, banned Jews from praying at the Western Wall, and were even about to construct a luxury hotel smack against the edge of the Western Wall in May of 1967.
9. I DO AGREE 100%!
Changing identity means turning JLM into an arab town. So I hope Israel will take any measure to prevent that happen.
10. Jerusalem is a Jewish city.
vered ,   israel   (10.17.09)
Islam and Christianity also accept that. Time for all Muslims who are jealous and threatened by Judaism to truly believe and practice their own religion. Shame on all of you.
11. Who is he fooling?
David   (10.17.09)
The king of an invented kingdom and fake nationality should go back to Saudi Arabia where his family came from. Let them fight it out with the Saudis. The British can give them Wales if they fail this time. London is already Arab so it won't make much difference.
12. Jordan have no room to talk...
Juan ,   Spain   (10.16.09)
... about red lines. Jordan attacked Israel in 1967 and got beaten back and on 7th June 1967 your red lines were well and truly taken.
13. jordan is Israel!
jason white ,   afula,israel   (10.17.09)
The limies gave three quarters of mandate palestine to abdullah's great grandfather. We should have kicked them out in 67.
14. so what is happening in Dec.?
Leonard ,   LA, usa   (10.17.09)
The way I see it, Israel has nothing to loose for whatever she decides to do. Like damn if you do and damn if you don't. And Jordan is nothing. Question is, Is Israel going to attack Iran in December?
15. In the wake of the discouraging Goldstone
Robert Haymond ,   Ashdod, Israel   (10.17.09)
Report, it's extremely refreshing to read the fighting comments from talkbackers 1-8. Thank you. And Number 1, you got it precisely right. The king can kiss myJewish "tuchas" too.
16. We are shaking in our boots
Steve   (10.17.09)
Please, somebody help, the Jordanians are angry. Whatever are we going to do? Seriously, the King of Jordan no longer has any authority in Jerusalem. Jerusalem has been a Jewish city for thousands of years, it is the capital of Israel, and we shall do what we like and build what we like there. Israel doesn't complain about building projects in Amman, and it would be nice for the Jordanians to mind their own business for once.
17. This poor excuse of a King....
Marco ,   Spain   (10.16.09)
is a paper tiger. May be he should consider allowing Hezbollah to operate in Jordan, so that this paper tiger can have some teeth to go with his "red line" threat!
18. Short memory
Adam Glantz ,   Herndon, VA USA   (10.16.09)
When Jordan occupied East Jerusalem in 1948, it essentially destroyed the Jewish Quarter. Medieval synagogues were destroyed and Jewish tombstones were pulled up. Thus, I find it hypocritical for King Abd'ullah to set himself up as a protector of Holy Places.
19. Israel Belongs to Jews Only
Ezer ,   CT   (10.17.09)
Muslims stole lands from Copts in Egypt, Zorastrians in Iran, Hindus in Kashmir and in many other places. Will muslims give them back to the rightful owners? The land Palestine never existed in history and there had never been a Palestinian King or Queen in history
20. Jerusalem is Jewish - don't like it? Leave
GZLives   (10.17.09)
21. Jerusalem is NOT mentioned anywhere in the Koran
Larry ,   NYC   (10.17.09)
Jerusalem is not holy to Muslims. In fact, Jerusalem is not mentioned anywhere in the Koran. Not even once. However, Jerusalem is mentioned hundreds of times in the Old Testament (Jewish Bible). Muslims turn their back to Jerusalem while praying but Jews pray in the direction of Jerusalem while praying. Moreover, the Koran states that the Land of Israel was completely Jewish. Surah 5, Verse 20 & 21- "Moses said to his people: O my people! Remember the bounty of God upon you when He bestowed prophets upon you, and made you kings and gave you that which had not been given to anyone before you amongst the nations. O my people! Enter the Holy Land which God has written for you, and do not turn tail, otherwise you will be losers." Surah 17, Verse 104- "And We said thereafter to the Children of Israel, "Dwell securely in the land (of promise)": but when the second of the warnings came to pass, We gathered you together in a mingled crowd."
22. the only thing
Barney ,   USA   (10.17.09)
Israel should change in regards to Jerusalem is to provide more freedom for the Jews to worship and enjoy their eternal capital and the city central to Judaism. Tighter security on hostile arab population and more Jewish building in ALL of Jerusalem. Disatisfied arabs should visit and stay in their holy cities of Mecca and Medina. Have trouble accepting Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish people and Judaism-TOUGH
23. #5 you Tell the Truth
24. Jordan must be Palestinian state
25. Dear King
Galut ,   Selah   (10.17.09)
The Tanach said Jreusalem would be a cup of trembuling to the nations round about in the time of the end...the outcome according to the tanach is not in your favor.... it is not good to fight against G-d...
26. #17 Marco
Marcel ,   Florida   (10.17.09)
Maybe you should go and help the king ,show him how ? You might even want to lead an Islamic crusade against Israel. Stand at the front of the horde of jihadists and lead them into battle. Wear a bright red cap with MARCO clearly visible for all to see so that you can get the credit due you. You've earned whats coming to you.
Ben Turney ,   Daytona Beach, USA   (10.17.09)
The Muslims have no ties to the Holy City. They have forged and concocted any evidence that says otherwise. If they can deny the ample existence of the previous Jewish Temples, and the holocaust, then we can just as easily dismiss their claims of any "proof" that they are less than a plague, and a scourge on the Earth. They started a war in "67, and got their tails kicked. Now they aren't happy with the loser's cost. Before 1967, they could have made peace with Israel, and kept what they had, but they chose the path of hatred, and it cost them. They deserve it, because they are still on the path of hatred.
28. King Abdula the smulah,
Vicky ,   Ashkelon   (10.17.09)
I agree with no.1 You have no right to the Land of Dan, The Brits had no right to give it to you, and as you say your people are Palestinians, so that make AMMAN their capital.
29. Jerusalem...The Capital of israel
Spencer ,   Israel   (10.17.09)
Someone should point out to the Little King that Jerusalem has always been the Capital of the Jewish People. Only since Isreal recatured east Jersualem and made Jerusalem as united city has there been freedom of worship to tto all three religions. The true Capital of the Palestinians is Amman but, but despite the fact the the Little King is married to a Palestinian and that 80% of Jodanians are palestinians the Little King and his clan don't want the Palestinians in Jordan.
30. #26 Marcel, Florida
Marco ,   Spain   (10.17.09)
Trust me Marcel, Hezbollah is more than capable of doing the job. They dont really need me. However, if it makes you happy, I do contribute considerable sums of money to Hezbollah on a yearly basis.
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