February 8, 2016 / 3:27 PM / in 2 years

Obama to meet with Jordan's King Abdullah: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Jordan’s King Abdullah at the White House on Feb. 24, the White House said on Monday.

Jordan's King Abdullah (C) reviews an honour guard during a celebration to mark the centennial of the Arab Revolt against the region's then ruling Ottoman Turks, in Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba, January 23, 2016. REUTERS/Raad Adayleh/Pool

The two leaders plan to discuss the fight against Islamic State, support for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the White House said.

Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Susan Heavey

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