Iraq shuts border with Jordan, citing security
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Iraq shuts border with Jordan, citing security

Baghdad : Iraq | Jan 09, 2013 at 6:11 AM PST
Source: Fox News
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An Iraqi official says authorities have shut the country's only border crossing with Jordan over security concerns, cutting a key route through a part of the country that has been the center of anti-government protests. The prime minister's spokesman, Ali al-Moussawi, did not specify the nature... FULL ARTICLE AT Fox News
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King Abdullah II of Jordan (R) meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Amman
King Abdullah II of Jordan (R) meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Amman
 
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