Jerusalem, June 7, 2005: A view of the Haram al-Sharif with its golden dome that dominates the old city of Jerusalem. (Phil Pasquini / Shutterstock.com.)
Upcoming DC visit gives Jordanian monarch advantage in struggle for Al-Aqsa

With Palestinians accounting for more than 40 percent of Jordan’s population, maintaining the status quo in Jerusalem is key to ensuring regime survival.

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