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Jordan in crisis as new Prime Minister takes control

With Jordanians continuing to protest against price and tax hikes – and the kingdom’s professional unions calling a two-hour general strike today – the Kingdom’s newly appointed prime minister faces some tough challenges in the days ahead. Sworn in by King Abdullah on Tuesday, the widely-respected former World Bank economist Omar al-Razzaz will have to […]