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Islamic State Violence Raises Tensions in Jordan

Bordering Iraq and Syria, Jordan hosts hundreds of thousands of refugees, many fleeing the Islamic State.  Some of the refugees are Christians who say they were especially targeted by the extremists, although IS victims have included every religious group in the region. Umm Ahmed cleans houses and does odd jobs to support her four children after fleeing Raqqa, an Islamic State stronghold in Syria.  She weeps as she tells us she can not afford health care for her children, and...

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