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Western embassies shut in Jordan

Canada and Australia have closed their embassies in the Jordanian capital, Amman, amid concerns over security. It comes a day after Britain announced it was closing its embassy in the city until further notice. The UK Foreign Office said plans for terror attacks against Westerners were thought to be in the “final stages”. A Jordanian government spokesman said although it did not believe the closures were justified, security would be stepped up around the embassies. In November, three suicide bombers killed 60 people and injured nearly 100 in attacks on three hotels in Amman. Full Story

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