The Israeli Prime Minister has ordered the evacuation of the embassy in Jordan.
Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement came amidst fears about possible violent anti-Israel protests at the Amman embassy.
Although Israeli diplomatic staff leave Jordan every weekend, the Prime Minister took the decision to have vacate the embassy early. A Facebook group planning a demonstration at the embassy has already attracted 3,000 supporters.
Last Friday, the Israeli ambassador to Egypt had to be 1a>flown out1b> of the country after 2a>a violent mob stormed the complex2b>.
Jordan and Israel signed a 3a>peace treaty in 19943b> and have enjoyed largely peaceful relations in recent years.