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Jordan: Plot Foiled to Bomb Embassies, Resorts

Jordan said on Monday it had broken a cell of Islamist militants arrested before the Iraq war who planned to bomb embassies, resorts and U.S. targets. The pro-government daily Al-Rai newspaper quoted security sources as saying state security prosecutor Colonel Mahmoud Obeidat had been interrogating the suspects who were arrested by the country’s intelligence services before the war started. The suspects, including four Saudis and one Syrian, have since been charged with committing acts of terror against U.S. and Western interests, possession of explosives and membership of an illegal underground party. Their political affiliation or identity was not disclosed. Full Story

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