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Jordan to Send Envoy Back to Israel as Tensions Ease

Jordan will return its ambassador to Israel, the government said on Monday, three months after withdrawing the envoy in protest at Israeli restrictions on access to Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque. For the first time since making peace with its neighbor in 1994, Jordan announced in November it was pulling its envoy out of Israel following growing tensions over the sacred compound housing Al Aqsa mosque -- the third holiest site in Islam. Government spokesman Mohammad al-Momani said that...

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