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Main #Syria-Jordan Crossing Under Insurgent Assault – NYTimes.com

AMMAN, Jordan — The main border crossing between Syria and Jordan remained closed and chaotic on Friday, with insurgents — including the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s branch in Syria, and Western-backed rebel factions — wrangling for control two days after … Continue reading

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#Jordan’s big dilemma: A tale of two pilots: One burned to death by Islamic State, another who defected to join it – Telegraph

A tale of two pilots: One burned to death by Islamic State, another who defected to join it – Telegraph.

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#Jordan: The Men Who Love the Islamic State | Foreign Policy

ZARQA, Jordan — The group of six men, ranging in age from mid-20s to early 40s, were clean-shaven, with slicked-back hair. Over several rounds of coffee, tea, dates, and biscuits, they talked about their lives in this poverty-stricken city northeast … Continue reading

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Jordan: No Attack on Syria From Our Soil US’s staunch Arab allies in the region against military action on Syria

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