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  11/2/2012, Cheshvan 17, 5773

Jordan Hits Israel over Plans for J'm Military Academy

Jordan condemned Israel, Thursday, over plans to establish a military academy on the Mount of Olives, east of the Old City of Jerusalem, according to the Petra news agency.

A government spokesman said that the Mount of Olives "is part of the Palestinian lands occupied in 1967" adding that the land has been defined as occupied territory by the United Nations and international law.