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CIA Arms for Syrian Rebels Supplied Black Market, Officials Say - New York Times

AMMAN, Jordan — Weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia intended for Syrian rebels have been systematically stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, ...and more »

ISIS Is Said to Claim Responsibility for Attack at Jordan-Syria Border - New York Times

AMMAN, Jordan — The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed seven members of the Jordanian security forces and wounded 13 others on Tuesday at a border crossing with Syria, according to a news agency that frequently ...and more »

CIA and Saudi weapons for Syrian rebels fueled black market arms trafficking, report says - Salon

Millions of dollars worth of weapons the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia sent to Syrian rebels have been "systematically" stolen and sold to arms traffickers on the black market, according to an explosive joint investigation by The ...and more »

Plight of stranded Syrian refugees worsens as Jordan blocks aid: aid workers - Reuters

AMMAN (Reuters) - Thousands of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan's northeastern border with Syria are running out of food after a militant suicide attack prompted the army to shut the area, international relief workers and refugees said on Monday.and more »

Islamic State claims Jordan suicide bombing - Long War Journal

After being suspected of orchestrating a suicide bombing in Jordan near the border with Syria last week, the Islamic State has now officially claimed the attack. The bombing left six Jordanian border guards dead and 14 others wounded near a refugee ...and more »

CIA weapons for Syrian rebels sold to arms black market: NYT - Reuters

(Reuters) - Weapons shipped into Jordan for Syrian rebels by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia were stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the New York Times reported, citing American ...and more »

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bomb on Jordan's Border - Newsweek

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed responsibility Monday for the suicide bomb attack on a Jordanian military post last week that left seven members of the country's security services dead. The device detonated outside a Syrian refugee camp ...and more »

Security in Jordan: A balancing act amidst regional tensions - Global Risk Insights

A 6 June attack on Baqa'a, a refugee camp established in 1968 and located 20 miles north of Amman, has placed a spotlight on national issues and demonstrated that the relatively peaceful Kingdom of Jordan remains susceptible to regional malaise.and more »

Lebanon and Jordan may collapse under a new wave of refugees - Al-Arabiya

While Europe is tearing itself apart politically over a refugee crisis that they could easily handle if they agreed to work together, the countries which have done the actual heavy lifting in helping with the situation are genuinely suffering. Turkey ...and more »

Jordanian spies sold Syrian rebel weaponry on black market: Report - Middle East Eye

Jordanian intelligence officials stole weapons the Central Intelligence Agency tried to ship to Syrian rebels and sold them instead on the black market, according to a joint report by New York Times and Al-Jazeera. The stolen weapons are believed to be ...and more »