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Asia

Understanding the dynamics that led to Jordan’s royal crisis | Middle East News

Jordan, currently led by King Abdullah II, has long been perceived as an oasis of peace and stability in a…

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Asia

Jordan king, prince appear together for first time since rift | Abdullah II News

The government had accused Prince Hamzah of involvement in a conspiracy to ‘destabilise’ the kingdom’s security. Jordan’s King Abdullah II…

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Asia

UN rights office voices concern over arrests in Jordan | Middle East News

UN human rights office says it is unclear whether estranged Prince Hamzah remains under de facto house arrest. The United…

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Africa

Jordan’s King Abdullah says ‘sedition’ quashed | Politics News

In first statement since political crisis, King Abdullah says Prince Hamzah is ‘in his palace under my protection.’ Jordan’s king…

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Africa

Jordan bans publishing information on royal rift | Politics News

Amman’s prosecutor general says ban on publication involves all audiovisual media and social networks on spat within Jordan’s royal family.…

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Latin America

Jordan’s Prince Hamzah signs letter declaring loyalty to king | Abdullah II News

Jordan’s estranged Prince Hamzah has signed a letter in which he has promised to abide by the traditions and approaches…

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Latin America

Jordan’s Prince Hamzah vows to disobey army ‘keep silent’ order | Politics News

Hamzah, 41, says he was ordered to stay in his Amman palace but would defy the limits on his freedom…

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Latin America

What we know so far about Prince Hamzah’s ‘house arrest’ | Middle East News

Half-brother of Jordan’s King Abdullah II said he has been placed under house arrest and accused the kingdom’s ‘ruling system’…

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Africa

‘Utmost danger’: Jordan cracks down on ‘threat to stability’ | Politics News

A Jordanian royal family member has lashed out at the ruling elite in rare criticism after several former high-level officials…

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Latin America

Profile: Who is Jordan’s Prince Hamzah? | Politics News

Prince Hamzah is a popular figure in Jordan and is seen as religious and modest, in touch with the common…

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Latin America

US, Arab nations back Jordan’s King Abdullah amid security probe | Arab League News

Jordan’s security forces have arrested several high profile figures as part of a continuing security investigation, and warned former Crown…

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Latin America

Jordan arrests ex-top aide, royal family member in crackdown | Middle East News

BREAKING US-educated Bassem Awadallah, a long-time confidant of the king and Sharif Hassan Ben Zaid, a member of the royal…

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Asia

‘We cannot be wasteful’: Syrian crisis spurs aid innovations | Bashar al-Assad News

Millions of Syrians who sought refuge in neighbouring countries in the 10 years since the war began in their homeland…

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Asia

There is a long road ahead for Arab journalists and free speech | Arab Spring News

Most Arab journalists nowadays are imitating the proverbial three wise monkeys – see, hear and speak no evil – to…

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Europe

Jordan health minister resigns after oxygen outage kills patients | Coronavirus pandemic News

Anger in Jordan as several COVID-19 patients die when their oxygen supply runs out at a government hospital. Jordan’s health…

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Asia

‘It’s not safe’: Report finds children want life away from Syria | Child Rights News

Hundreds of Syrian children say they cannot imagine leading a life in their war-torn country, with many citing discrimination and…

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Africa

Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet months after government’s formation | Coronavirus pandemic News

Officials appointed include successors to interior and justice ministers after both resigned last week following a COVID-related breach. Jordan’s Prime…

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Africa

Two Jordan ministers resign for partying in breach of COVID rules | Coronavirus pandemic News

Interior Minister Samir Mobeideen and Justice Minister Bassam Talhouni resign after violating COVID restrictions. Jordan’s interior and justice ministers resigned…

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