Jordan shuts only Iraqi border crossing “indefinitely”

In view of its war operations in Iraq, the Jordanian army Friday shut down the only border crossing between the kingdom and Iraq “indefinitely.” The Trebil terminal lies on the No.1 highway linking Amman and Baghdad. The surprise step left hundreds of trucks carrying merchandise between the two neighbors pilling up on both sides of the terminal. DEBKAfile: The Jordanian army cleared Trebil of civilian traffic to make way for reinforcements and supplies to reach the units battling ISIS in the Iraqi province of Anbar without delays.

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