The U.S. Embassy in Jordan warned Wednesday that "credible information" has been received about a possible imminent threat in the region of the Gulf of Aqaba, the branch of the Red Sea that lies between Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
A Jordanian court Thursday sentenced three Syrians and an Iraqi to death for last year's attack on U.S. warships in the port of Aqaba that killed a Jordanian soldier, according to a government statement.
Al Qaeda in Iraq has issued a claim of responsibility for a rocket attack in Jordan just hours after Jordanian authorities said they had arrested the "prime suspect" in the attack on two U.S. warships that left a Jordanian soldier dead.
Jordan has arrested a Syrian man it calls the "prime suspect" in the rocket attack intended for two U.S. warships that killed a Jordanian soldier, but three other suspects escaped into Iraq, authorities in Amman said Monday.
A voice claiming to be terrorist leader Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi says his group was planning to bomb the Jordanian intelligence headquarters in Amman for what he said was the kingdom's collaboration with the United States and Israel.