135 articles tagged "Jordan"
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US & Russia to free Palmyra after Trump sworn in
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 15, 2017

Some of the ambiguity and mystery surrounding the nature of President-elect Donald Trump’s relations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin may disperse after the new US president takes office Thursday, Jan. 20, because one of their first joint military actions is ready to go. debkafile reveals exclusively that a combined US, Russian, Syrian and Jordanian force is preparing for a major operation to liberate the Syrian heritage town of Palmyra from the Islamic State.  The coming DEBKA Weekly out next Friday, Jan. 21, has more exclusive details about the future of US-Russian military collaboration after Jan. 20. If you are not yet a DEBKA Weekly subscriber, click here. 

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Putin Charts Mass-Transfer of Rebels from Central Syria to the South
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 5, 2017

Russian officers test Israeli, Jordanian responses to mass rebel resettlement on their borders.

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Propping up US-Iraqi Mosul flop exposed Baghdad
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 31, 2016

US and Iraqi military reinforcements were rushed this week to the crumbling Mosul front line to prop up the few positions still held by the Iraqi army and prevent the US-backed offensive from crashing into defeat at ISIS hands.

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In Jordan, ISIS Is Using Terror for a Territorial Grab of the South
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 22, 2016

It successful, ISIS would control a large wedge of land between Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel.

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ISIS strikes in Berlin, Jordan – and Mosul too
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis December 21, 2016

The city of Berlin and the Jordanian Crusader town of Karak are 3,000km apart, but the distance did not stop Islamic State killers from taking 26 lives, including the Israeli Dalia Elkayam in Berlin, and injuring 18 others in the two countries.

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Crusader castle at Karakh
Jordan terrorist attack with hostages. 10 killed
DEBKAfile Special Report December 19, 2016

After the terror attack Sunday, Dec. 18 in the southern Jordanian town of Karakh, a firefight developed when Jordanian forces stormed the Crusader castle where terrorists were holding tourists hostage. The 10 dead included a Canadian woman. Another 29 were injured.

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ISIS Plots Full-Scale Offensives in Iraq, Jordan to Preempt Trump Takeover
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 24, 2016

The jihadists plan to pre-empt hawkish Trump administration’s counter-terror offensive.

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The Attack that Killed 3 US Commandos Targeted “Guantanamo-2” Hidden in Jordan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report November 17, 2016

Three US servicemen were murdered by ISIS as payback for the new terrorist prison camp.

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Jordanian special forces chase Islamist terrorists
Manhunt in Jordan for killers of 3 US servicemen
DEBKAfile Special Report November 5, 2016

Jordanian forces, along with US special forces and helicopters, are engaged in a massive manhunt for the Islamist gunmen who murdered three US military trainers and seriously injured others Friday, Nov. 4 at the Prince Faisal Air Base near the southern Jordanian town of Al-Jafr. 

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ISIS Counteroffensives across Iraq May Spread to Baghdad and Jordan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 27, 2016

They did not expect ISIS to counter with assaults on other Iraqi cities.

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Palestinian Terrorists Devise More Sophisticated Weapons
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 6, 2016

Ahead of changing Hamas and Fatah leaderships, Palestinians devise sophisticated terror tools.

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The Markets for Israel’s Offshore Gas Dry up
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report October 5, 2016

 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been forced to give up his grand plan to pipe gas from Israel’s offshore fields to Turkey for sale in European markets after France and Germany refused to deal with Turkey's Edrogan.

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A Widening Pan-Arab Front for Palestinian Leader Abbas’ Ouster
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 29, 2016

Rulers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Jordan team up to remove Abu Mazen.

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Russia: Dissolve US-Arab-Israeli Syria war room
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 12, 2016

In another move to grab control of the Syrian arena, the Kremlin marked the start of the US-Russian brokered ceasefire in Syria with a push for the US to dissolve its war room in Amman that is manned also by Jordanian, Saudi, Israeli, Qatari and United Arab Emirates officers.

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ISIS routs new US-backed Syrian force at Abu Kemal
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 1, 2016

A battle on June 29 between ISIS and a pro-American Syrian rebel force near the Syria-Iraq border will go down as one of the most striking defeats ever suffered by an American-backed Syrian rebel force.

 

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More airports under ISIS threat after Istanbul
DEBKAfile Special Report June 29, 2016

American-European intelligence input points to iSIS suicide teams lurking ready to strike near at least two or three other airports in Europe. The intel is very general, pointing to intent, but no specifics.

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ISIS stole army truck to bomb Jordanian troops
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2016

The ongoing investigation of the June 21 suicide bombing by ISIS on the Jordan-Syria border, in which six Jordanian border guards were killed and 16 were wounded, has revealed the terrorist organization’s sophisticated means of infiltration and attack. According to debkafile’s intelligence and counterterrorism sources, ISIS carried out the assault with a stolen Jordanian military vehicle. 

     

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US, Russia Mull Options Anew after Near-Air Collision over Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 23, 2016

Putin determines to curtail US military intervention in Syrian war.

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ISIS-Jordan cell linked to Tel Aviv terror attack
DEBKAfile Special Report June 9, 2016

Khaled al-Mahmara, one of the two Palestinian cousins who opened fire at the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv Wednesday night, killing four Israelis and injuring 17, was a member of a secret ISIS cell at al-Mutah University in al Karak, Jordan. He was in a mission to lead mass terror attacks in Israel, to be orchestrated from Jordan.

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Jordan Gets a New, Hi-Tech Border Defense Wall
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 9, 2016

This wall system, 442km (275 miles) long, will separate Jordan from Syria and Iraq.

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