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Jordanian ex-spy chief gets 13 years in prison

AMMAN, Jordan — A Jordanian criminal court sentenced the kingdom’s former intelligence chief to 13 years and three months in prison on Sunday for embezzlement of public funds, money laundering, and abuse of office.

It was the harshest sentence in years against such a high-profile personality in Jordan.

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