Jordan concerned about growing support for ISIL

Officials in city of Maan warn that high unemployment and poverty can push young men to join armed group.

    Jordan is participating in the US-led coaltion fighting ISIL, but there are those who oppose the country's involvement.

    The government is worried about growing public support for the armed group.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from the southern city of Maan, where officials say high unemployment and poverty can prompt young men to join ISIL. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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