Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed Friday that four Iraqis carried out Wednesday's suicide bombings on three Amman hotels, and Jordanian police arrested 120 Jordanians and Iraqis in the hunt for anyone who might have aided them.
By PBS NewsHour
Attackers in the Red Sea port city of Aqaba, Jordan Friday, fired three rockets at U.S. war ships anchored nearby, missing their apparent targets, but killing a Jordanian soldier on land.
Jordanian security forces killed three militants Tuesday believed to have planned to detonate a powerful chemical bomb in the capital Amman, security officials said.
Top U.S. military commander Army Gen. John Abizaid said Wednesday the United States has intelligence linking fugitive Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab Zarqawi to Tuesday's deadly attacks on Shiite Muslim shrines in Iraq.
A U.S. diplomat was gunned down in a hail of gunfire outside his home in Amman, Jordan Monday.
Thirteen people suspected of conspiring with indicted terrorist Osama bin Laden to plan attacks on Americans were arrested in Jordan, U.S. officials announced today.
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