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Jordan is involved in the non-international armed conflicts against the Islamic State group by undertaking airstrikes in Iraq and Syria as part of the international coalition led by the United States. It is also involved in the international armed conflict in Syria and the non-international armed conflicts in Yemen.

Jordan is currently a party to a series of armed conflicts. For further information on who is considered a party to an armed conflict, see ‘contemporary challenges – multinational forces: who is a party to the conflict?’ in our classification section.




  • As a member of the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Jordan is also a party to the non-international armed conflict against the Houthis in Yemen. For further information on who is a party to the conflict, see 'contemporary challenges - who is a party?'  in our classification section. In this sense, see Final Report of the Panel of Experts on Yemen Pursuant to Security Council Resolution 2140 (2014), UN doc S/2017/81, para 29.
Last updated: Monday 7th February 2022