Al- Zarqa

Zarqa, Al-


a city in northern Jordan, on the Amman-Irbid highway. Population, 232,000 (1975). Al-Zarqa has an oil refinery and a cement plant; the city is the commercial center for an agricultural region.

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The United Press International quoted Muhammad al-Shalabi, who identified himself as a leader in the movement, as saying that the Jordanian Muhammad Abdullah al-Rabaiya, who is from al-Dalil village in al- Zarqa city in the capital Amman, is a member of Jabhat al-Nusra and was killed in Dar on Saturday.
Um Bader and her neighbours, citizens of Al- Zarqa, are seriously worried.