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Syria rebels recruit at refugee camp




Abu Qatada continues work from Jordanian prison




Hundreds of Syrian refugees 'denied entry into Jordan'




Angry Over Syrian War, Saudis Fault US Policy




Training of Syrian insurgents steps up in Saudi Arabia




The Islamic Action Front, as well as Civil Aviation head Mohammad Quraan, criticized Israel's plan to build a new international airport at Eilat very near to Jordan's international airport at Aqaba. Authorities last week arrested Salafi jihadist leader Khalil Alkam a.k.a. Abu Obidah along with three others who were also seeking to travel to Syria to fight with rebel forces. So far 30 other members of the Salafi jihadist movement have been arrested; 20 for planning to join fighters in Syria and 10 for attempting to illegally cross the border into Syria. Officials say the Al Nusrah Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are recruiting in Jordan; over 400 Jordanians are said to have been recruited for Syrian jihad.




Number of Syrian refugees rises above 2 million, UN agency says




CIA ramping up covert training program for moderate Syrian rebels




Islamist Syrian rebels claim to capture crossing on Jordanian border




Al Nusrah Front, Free Syrian Army seize border crossing to Jordan

Al Qaeda's Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant teamed up with the Free Syrian Army's Yarmouk Brigade to take control of the Daraa border crossing to Jordan.


Jordan Islamists denounce Egypt's brotherhood ban




Private donations give edge to Islamists in Syria, officials say




US weapons reaching Syrian rebels




As Syria deteriorates, neighbors fear bioweapons threat




Prime Minister Ensour said Jordan would take no part in a military intervention in Syria, and that Jordan supports a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict. He stated that Jordan's cooperation with the US has been limited to training Jordanian troops to confront operations that may involve chemical weapons. The terrorism trial of al Qaeda-linked cleric Abu Qatada begins next week.




Middle East - Christian figures to hold coordination talks over growing threat




Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordanian border




Abu Qatada's Jordan trial to start within ten days




Syria crisis: Where key countries stand




Proliferation of armed groups in Syria points to long war