Jordan calls for help in fight against jihadists

(AGI) Cairo, July 1 - King Abdullah II is appealing for theinternational community's help in tackling the jihadist threatwithin Jordan's borders. With the Islamic State of Iraq andSyria having recently declared an independent caliphate inneighbouring Iraq and Syria, the monarch urged visitingJapanese officials to canvass international support forJordan's efforts in the region. . .

(AGI) Cairo, July 1 - King Abdullah II is appealing for theinternational community's help in tackling the jihadist threatwithin Jordan's borders. With the Islamic State of Iraq andSyria having recently declared an independent caliphate inneighbouring Iraq and Syria, the monarch urged visitingJapanese officials to canvass international support forJordan's efforts in the region. . .