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Jordanian websites to translate WikiLeaks

Two Jordanian websites begin translating into Arabic documents released by WikiLeaks that pertain to Jordan.

Two Jordanian websites have begun translating into Arabic documents released by WikiLeaks that pertain to Jordan.

The sites, AmmanNet.net and 7iber.com, said Tuesday that they wanted to inform Jordanians and Arabs about the secret U.S. diplomatic cables by "removing the language barrier." They called on experienced translators to help with the material.

One cable cites Jordanian officials expressing concern that any war between the U.S. and Iran would weaken the Arab moderates without ending Tehran's support for terrorism or its controversial nuclear program.

AmmanNet website manager Mohammad Ersan urged for the creation of a "Jordanian WikiLeaks" where citizens would publish important documents.