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Jordanians call for closure of Israeli embassy

(Xinhua)

12:12, February 13, 2012

AMMAN, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Scores of Jordanians held a sit-in on Sunday, calling for closing the Israeli embassy in Amman and expelling the Israeli ambassador.

Holding Jordanian and Palestinian flags, the demonstrators called on the Jordanian government to shut down the Israeli embassy in Jordan's capital and to expel the Israeli ambassador.

Jordanian security forces dispersed the crowds as they attempted to approach the Israeli embassy in Amman, while protestors hurled stones at security forces deployed around the Israeli embassy, according to local news websites.

The demonstrators held the sit-in in protest of calls by Israel 's Likud Party to storm into the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem to build the Jews alleged temple.

Members of the Israeli right-wing Likud party on Thursday called for storming the Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday to build their alleged temple on the ruins of the mosque, Israeli right wing websites were quoted by official Palestinian news agency Wafa as saying.

According to Wafa, several Israeli right-wing websites published an announcement on behalf of the Likud party, calling on thousands of Likud members to storm the mosque along with a delegation headed by Moshe Feiglin, who ran against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Joe at 2012-02-1566.87.7.*
israel is always at the forefront of any problemsThey continuously provoke and antagonize and when others protest they strike at them and call it "defense"It is any wonder why only Jordanians protested as this would have been a slap to 1.3 billion Muslims
Jin at 2012-02-15208.54.87.*
It is not surprising that Israel, a racist, apartheid Rothschilds Zionist criminal state, can never get along with its neighbors!
  

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