Jordan Arrests Dozens Linked to Attack on Israeli Diplomats

(AP/Washington Post) Jamal Halaby - A Jordanian security official says authorities have arrested dozens of Muslim militants in connection with a failed bomb attack on Israeli diplomats on Jan. 14. The official said Sunday that dozens have been detained in a police crackdown mostly on Salafists - militants who seek to revive strict Muslim doctrine dating back to the era of the 6th century Prophet Muhammad.

2010-02-01 09:54:40

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