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Jordanian Salafist tells paper elite Jordanian troops actively fighting in N. Iraq

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“On October 27, the Qatari-owned Al-Quds al-Arabi daily carried the following report by Ra’ed Salha: “A Jordanian political activist close to the Salafi Jihadist movement revealed that an elite force of Jordanian soldiers was currently fighting the Islamic State organization around some areas of the Iraqi North. Activist Sheikh Muhammad Khalaf al-Hadid condemned what he described as being the dispatch of Jordanian troops to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, hoping they had been sent to liberate Al-Aqsa and fight the Zionist army….”

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

October 27, 2014 at 9:38 pm

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