Iraq Al Qaeda plots to kill Jordan King

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Al Qaeda plotted to assassinate Jordan’s King Abdullah II during his visit to Iraq in 2008, Jordanian Al Dostour Newspaper reported on Tuesday. Reports were not confirmed nor denied by official sources in Jordan. Jordan King’s visit to Baghdad that was scheduled on July 9, 2008 was suddenly cancelled despite that all preparations were complete, the Newspaper reported. The visit was cancelled after Jordanian intelligence received information that Al Qaeda in Iraq is planning to assassinate King Abdullah II during his visit to the country, it added. Jordanian intelligence followed the trails and managed to infiltrate into Al Qaeda group which joined seven members. After confirming the assassination plot, Jordan’s intelligence cancelled the King’s visit and put him in the loop of the plot, the Newspaper said. Al Qaeda group was then arrested near a river in Baghdad, it added.

Alsumaria TV An independent Iraqi Satellite TV Network that transmits on Nilesat and Hotbird from its temporary offices in Lebanon . Alsumaria was established by a group of professional businessmen in 2004. It includes a solid staff of 300 employees in Iraq and 150 in Lebanon . In a span of two years, Alsumaria has managed to become one of the most dynamic and watched TV stations in Iraq .

This is originally posted at http:// http://www.alsumaria.tv/en/Iraq-News/1-43023-Iraq-Al-Qaeda-plots-to-kill-Jordan-King.html and Alsumaria TV is responsible for the content.

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