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Text of report in English by Rana Husseini entitled "Three men convicted of attempting to join armed groups abroad" published by privately-owned Jordan Times website on 1 August
The State Security Court (SSC) has sentenced three men to two-and-a-half-year prison terms after convicting them of attempting to join armed groups abroad.
The court first handed Muhammad Abu-Libdah, 27, Umar Abu-Quttam, 28, and Ahmad Khatib, 28, five-year prison terms, but decided immediately to halve the sentence to give the defendants "a second chance in life".
A fourth defendant, Zayd Hurani, who is at large, was sentenced to a five-year prison term.
The charge sheet …