The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), aka the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), envisions a caliphate encompassing not just Iraq and Syria, but Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Cyprus, and parts of Turkey.
“Amman on high alert fearing ISIS attacks,” AGI, June 28, 2014 (thanks to C. Cantoni):
(AGI) Maan, June 28 – Amman is on maximum alert over a possible attack by jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). There are fears that ISIS will manage to penetrate Jordan after an Iraq-Jordan checkpoint was seized. Two demonstrations were held this week in Maan, 250 kilometres from Jordan, where ISIS black flags were seen flying for the first time. . .