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-- major terrorist plot dubbed 9/11 2 filed this morning authorities and Jordan.
Say eleven al-Qaeda suspects have been arrested for plotting to blow up shopping centers and hotels.
Right live in Washington with all the details good morning Kelly.
Richard your -- here as well you know it's important to note here that Jordan is a key US ally the Middle East and Israel's peace partner.
It has been targeted before with terror attacks.
But this latest plot appears to have been more ambitious -- its planning Jordanian security stating suspects had weapons aimed at inflicting.
The heaviest human loss is possible.
The general intelligence department of Jordan announcing the suspects.
Where militants considered linked to al-Qaeda.
Though it's still unclear -- exactly how close to militants were to actually carrying out the alleged attacks on western targets the plot included assassinating.
Western diplomats attacking western diplomatic compound shopping malls cafes and other areas where people from the west gathering a -- Jordan's Information Minister said the militants were armed and ready with explosives mortars and rifles.
But Jordan's general intelligence -- outlined the intricate plot.
The eleven that.
Suspects allegedly planned to set off to.
In west -- -- to draw attention of security services before setting off a series of militia attacks and suicide bombers -- other civilian and diplomatic targets.
In the final face the alleged Islamist militants were to attack diplomatic missions.
And one question that is being asked about all of this this foiled plot in Jordan is whether the operation was already in the planning stages before what took place -- been -- Libya just a month ago.
Jordan security believes the suspects actually began plotting the attack in June and smuggle their weapons into Jordan from neighboring Syria.
Gretchen all right that Kelly right like press in Washington thanks very.
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