Jordanians Play Active Role in al-Qaeda

(AP-Washington Post) Jamal Halaby - A prominent Jordanian-Palestinian militant recently killed in Afghanistan, Haitham Mohammed al-Khayat, 26, better known as Abu Kandahar al-Zarqawi, was an administrator of the online jihadi forum Al-Hesbah. He was among eight Jordanians killed or arrested in Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen over recent weeks, highlighting the active role Jordanian militants play in the al-Qaeda terror network. Al-Khayat was an associate of the Jordanian-born doctor who blew himself up in a CIA outpost in eastern Afghanistan a year ago, killing seven CIA employees.

2010-12-23 10:26:13

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