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Comment: Amman has long fought against armed groups, and with growing support for the Islamic State group in Jordan, that fight is a long way from over, writes Mona Alami.

Exclusive: A New Arab investigation into the background of 121 members of IS' "martyrdom unit" reveals intriguing facts about their education, history, background, civil status and even "workplace issues".

Jordan detains top Salafist cleric months after his release

The New Arab

Jordan detains top Salafist cleric months after his release

Jordan, which has a complex approach to the Salafist-Jihadist movement and is fighting its own war against Islamic State, arrested radical cleric Abed Shehadeh on Sunday, according to judicial sources.

<em>Abu</em> <em>Qatada</em>: Radical cleric's son arrested in Jordan

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Abu Qatada: Radical cleric's son arrested in Jordan

The Jordanian security authorities have arrested Qatada, eldest son of radical Salafist-Jihadist cleric Abu Qatada, ...

The 'emirs of Londonistan' and the alleged UK-jihadist collaboration

Nawaf al-Tamimi

The 'emirs of Londonistan' and the alleged UK-jihadist collaboration

Last week's arrest in Britain of extremist preacher Anjem Chaudary has revived allegations of collaboration between intelligence agencies and ...

Ernest Khoury

Nusra's march towards the mainstream

Analysis: The Nusra Front's "moderate" wing appear to have shifted the militants to a more conciliatory role in the Syrian conflict, reports Enest Khoury.

Tarek Nagm al-Deen

Egyptian tells of prison torture 'beyond anything imaginable'

Abdullah Ahmed of Asyut says he saw waterboarding, electric shock attacks and sexual assault while awaiting trial on charges of joining the ...

Khaled Walid Mahmoud

Jordan gets shrewd in war against Islamic State group

Comment: The release of firebrand cleric Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi was a way of isolating Jordan's Salafis from the more radical Islamic ...

Zak Brophy

Indian outed as Islamic State's top Twitter propagandist

@ShamiWitness was known as the inside authority on the Islamic State group. But the account holder has been revealed as a man from Bangalore ...

Marginalising moderates in Jordan’s fight against ‘Islamic State’

Mohammad Fadilat

Marginalising moderates in Jordan’s fight against ‘Islamic State’

Poverty and political isolation in the kingdom may act as recruiting tools for the armed group.

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