Rights groups urge Jordan to release publisher

AMMAN Jordan (AP) - International rights groups urged Jordan Thursday to immediately release the publisher of an online newspaper who was arrested after his website posted an article alleging misconduct by royal officials. Jamal Muhtaseb, the publisher of Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers...

Jordan releases detained publisher

AMMAN Jordan (AP) - A Jordanian prosecutor says authorities have freed the publisher of an online newspaper who was arrested three weeks ago after his website posted an article alleging misconduct by royal officials. A prosecutor at the state security court says Jamal Muhtaseb was Full version ...

Critic of Jordan's king faces possible prosecution

AMMAN Jordan (AP) - Prominent Jordanian political analyst and government critic Labib Kamhawi said Wednesday that he may face prosecution and even jail for inciting revolt and defaming Jordan's King Abdullah II, but he denied any wrongdoing and vowed he will fight back. The Amman general prosecutor...

Radical cleric Abu Qatada wins deportation appeal

LONDON (AP) - A radical Islamist cleric described by prosecutors as a key al-Qaida operative in Europe cannot be deported from Britain to Jordan to face terrorism charges, judges ruled Monday in the latest twist in a protracted legal saga. Britain's government has been Full version (available...