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Jordan Convicts 10 for 2016 Castle Attack Claimed by IS

Jordan's state security court has sentenced 10 defendants to prison, with terms ranging from three years to life, for their role in an Islamic State group attack on a popular tourist site that killed 14 people, including a Canadian tourist. The December 2016 attack on the Karak castle in southern Jordan marked the first time IS extremists claimed responsibility for a large-scale attack on a civilian site in Jordan.   In Tuesday's decision, the court sentenced two defendants...

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