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Muslim Brotherhood is back as Jordan goes to the polls

The people of Jordan are voting in parliamentary elections under a new system which it is claimed shows the pro-Western monarchy is bringing in democratic…

The people of Jordan are voting in parliamentary elections under a new system which it is claimed shows the pro-Western monarchy is bringing in democratic…

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Jordan promises 'earth-shaking' response to pilot's death

Jordan has promised an earth-shaking response to the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by ISIL militants, as the fallout continues over the

Jordan has promised an earth-shaking response to the killing of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh by ISIL militants, as the fallout continues over the

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Jordan: Anti-Charlie Hebdo demonstrations

After the end of Friday prayers, around 2,000 members of the Muslim Brotherhood and youth movements walked in downtown Amman to condemn the cartoons

After the end of Friday prayers, around 2,000 members of the Muslim Brotherhood and youth movements walked in downtown Amman to condemn the cartoons

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Political debate turns into a tug-o-war in Jordan

Political debate is certainly more lively in Jordan! A televised interview degenerated into a punch-up between two pundits when one apparently took

Political debate is certainly more lively in Jordan! A televised interview degenerated into a punch-up between two pundits when one apparently took

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Mayhem as MP fires AK-47 at colleague in Jordan's parliament

An MP has been arrested after trying to shoot another lawmaker during a row in Jordan’s parliament. Talal al-Sharif fired an AK-47 towards

An MP has been arrested after trying to shoot another lawmaker during a row in Jordan’s parliament. Talal al-Sharif fired an AK-47 towards

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Tight deadline for Egypt to revise constitution

Egypt’s interim president Adli Mansour has issued a decree for work to start on amending the country’s constitution, which has been suspended since

Egypt’s interim president Adli Mansour has issued a decree for work to start on amending the country’s constitution, which has been suspended since

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Pro-government candidates gain strength in Jordan

Pro-government candidates have strengthened their hold on Jordan’s parliament. Most of the 150 seats went to independent candidates who rely on

Pro-government candidates have strengthened their hold on Jordan’s parliament. Most of the 150 seats went to independent candidates who rely on

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Jordan holds election despite Muslim Brotherhood boycott

The first parliamentary elections in Jordan since the Arab spring have been marked by a boycott from the main opposition parties. The US-backed

The first parliamentary elections in Jordan since the Arab spring have been marked by a boycott from the main opposition parties. The US-backed

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Protests in Jordan

Minor clashes broke out in Amman on Friday night between supporters and opposers of King Abdullah II of Jordan. Thousands of demonstrators chanted

Minor clashes broke out in Amman on Friday night between supporters and opposers of King Abdullah II of Jordan. Thousands of demonstrators chanted

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Jordanian MP pulls gun on opponent in TV debate

A Jordanian MP’s career could be over after he threatened an opponent with a gun on live television. Mohammad Shawabka pulled the pistol on

A Jordanian MP’s career could be over after he threatened an opponent with a gun on live television. Mohammad Shawabka pulled the pistol on