6. 7/20/1951

As a majority Palestinian state, Jordan was unhappy with King Abdullah's attempts for a peace treaty with Israel. "On July 20, 1951, while visiting the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, he [King Abdullah] was assassinated for his efforts by a Palestinian with links to the Muslim Brotherhood."

 – The Search for Al Qaeda, Bruce Riedel, 7/20/1951

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