Jordan Sentences Gunman, 22, to Death for Security Complex Attack

AMMAN, Aug 4 – A court in Jordan sentenced a 22-year-old man to death on Thursday for an attack on a security complex that killed five people in June, state news agency Petra said. The state security court found Mohammad Masharfeh guilty of “committing terrorist acts that led to the death of human beings and

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Jordan Arrests Suspect After Deadly Attack at Palestinian Camp

AMMAN, June 6 – Jordanian authorities arrested a suspect after an attack on Monday at a Palestinian refugee camp that killed three security officers and two others, state television and an official said. Initial investigations suggested the attack at the intelligence department’s office at the Baqaa camp was an “individual and isolated act”, Jordanian government

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Jordanian Senior Officer Shoots Six at U.S.-Funded Center

A Jordanian man fatally¬†shot two U.S. government security contractors, a South African trainer and two Jordanian nationals¬†at a U.S.-funded police training facility near Amman on Monday, before being killed in a shootout by Jordanian security forces. A U.S. official said the two deceased Americans were working for the U.S. State Department’s International Narcotics and Law

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