ISIS Aims Squarely at Jordan, Next Stop Is Israel

The terror group calling itself the Islamic State has rolled through major parts of Iraq and occupies land in Syria, but its ambitions spread far beyond the territory it now controls. Jordan is a major tourist destination. Each year, millions of tourists flock to famous sites, including Petra. “I think Petra is amazing. I think it truly is one of the wonders of the world,” one tourist told CBN News. But now Jordan finds itself on the front lines with the Islamic State. Azraq is the last major town in northern Jordan before Iraq. On the road that leads straight to the border, Sunni troops supported by ISIS control that border crossing.

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