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July 27, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Jordanian government, challenged by vocal opposition to its support for peace talks with Israel, has cracked down on Muslim extremists it says are plotting to rally Jordanians under the slogan of "Holy War for Palestine." A government spokesman said police had uncovered a Muslim fundamentalist conspiracy to destabilize the country by planting bombs, attacking police officers and assassinating officials. He said police had arrested more than 60 extremists and seized an arsenal of weapons.
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November 11, 1992 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A military court convicted two prominent members of the Jordanian Parliament on Tuesday of plotting with Iran to overthrow King Hussein. But the tribunal stopped short of ordering death sentences in a case that became an unprecedented test of Jordan's struggle to balance the forces of democracy and Islamic fundamentalism.
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November 11, 1992 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A military court convicted two prominent members of the Jordanian Parliament on Tuesday of plotting with Iran to overthrow King Hussein. But the tribunal stopped short of ordering death sentences in a case that became an unprecedented test of Jordan's struggle to balance the forces of democracy and Islamic fundamentalism.
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July 27, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Jordanian government, challenged by vocal opposition to its support for peace talks with Israel, has cracked down on Muslim extremists it says are plotting to rally Jordanians under the slogan of "Holy War for Palestine." A government spokesman said police had uncovered a Muslim fundamentalist conspiracy to destabilize the country by planting bombs, attacking police officers and assassinating officials. He said police had arrested more than 60 extremists and seized an arsenal of weapons.
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