Iraq's army pull out of border crossing with Jordan

Sunni tribes took control of a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan last night after Iraq's army pulled out of the area following a clash with rebels, Iraqi and Jordanian intelligence sources said.

The border with Jordan is being controlled by Sunni fighters now. Credit: Google Maps

The major Turbail crossing was now in the hands of officials following orders from Sunni tribal fighters in Iraq's western Anbar province, intelligence sources said.

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