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Gun battles in Jordan raids reportedly targeting militants

Gun battles in Jordan raids reportedly targeting militants

Amman: Jordanian troops have exchanged fire with armed men during arrest raids in the northern city of Irbid including one group holed up in a building, security officials said.

Jordan, Israel sign deal to help save Dead Sea

Jordan, Israel sign deal to help save Dead Sea

Amman : Jordan and Israel signed a deal today to build a pipeline to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea and combat regional water shortages.

The official Petra news agency said that the agreement signed in the Jordanian capital, Amman, would set in motion the implementation of the first phase of a long-awaited project.

Jordan's air force resumes raids against Islamic State

Amman : Jordanian air force jets bombed the hideouts of Islamic State militants in Syria on Thursday, state television said, resuming the intensified raids that it first launched last week in retaliation for the killing of a pilot.

Jordan's King Abdullah II to 'personally fly sorties to bomb ISIS in revenge for pilot's blood'

Jordan's King Abdullah II to 'personally fly sorties to bomb ISIS

Amman - Taking the fight against the Islamic State on a personal level, Jordan's King Abdullah II will be himself flying sorties and lead the airstrikes to bomb the ISIS targets, reports said Thursday.

Jordan: 4 vehicles destroyed on Syria border

vehicles destroyedAmman: Jordanian border guards opened fire on four vehicles trying to enter illegally from Syria after they ignored orders to stop, the state-run news agency reported today, without saying whether anyone was killed or wounded in the incident.

11 jailed in Jordan over plans to bomb embassies

Amman, May 29 - Jordan's state security court Wednesday sentenced 11 people to prison terms ranging from four to 20 years for seeking to bomb Western embassies in the country.

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