You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

World

War tide awash at Syria borders

Jordan repels attack; Lebanon deploys troops

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan and Lebanon moved aggressively Monday to squelch the spread of violence from Syria’s deadlocked civil war, the most significant register yet of alarm over the fighting spilling over Syrian borders.

Islamic extremists attacked Jordanian soldiers on the border with Syria, killing a corporal, hours after Jordan’s government announced that it had foiled a major terrorist plot against foreign diplomats and tourists, officials said Monday.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week