Jordanian police cars in Amman December 24, 2013. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Jordan's security services said on Wednesday they had thwarted a plot by sleeper cells of ISIS militants to blow up civilian and military targets in the U.S.-allied Arab kingdom.King Abdullah, a key Middle East ally of Western powers against Islamist militancy who has also safeguarded Jordan's peace treaty with Israel, has been among the most vocal leaders in the region in warning of threats posed by ISIS, which has seized swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq.Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour told lawmakers that the security operation had fully achieved its goals, saying the targeted "terrorist group" had forged organizational ties with ISIS in an attempt to destabilize Jordan.Jordan has tried and sentenced dozens of suspected militant, mostly Jordanians returning from neighbouring Syria's civil war. Jordan's military has also conducted some raids on ISIS hideouts in Syria.
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