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Jordan's Identity Crisis

07 June 2018

Jordan has been experiencing the largest anti-government protests in decades, sparked by the government's increased austerity measures. On Monday Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki resigned in a bid to placate the protesters, yet thousands have continued taking to the streets to voice their frustration. His replacement, Omar al-Razzaz, announced on Thursday that the government will scrap the controversial income tax bill which ignited the public unrest. Even that might not be enough.

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