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Analysis: The trial of the remaining suspects in the Prince Hamzah affair is crucial to proving the Jordanian government's version of events, but it requires a delicate balancing act.

The Jordanian news agency Petra has announced the release of 16 people detained over their alleged role in a coup attempt earlier this month.

Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

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Jordan security court to try 'plot' suspects

Jordan has announced that it will put on trial those accused of plotting to destabilise Jordan.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah spared prosecution despite fresh allegations

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah spared prosecution despite fresh allegations

Despite fresh allegations and a scathing media rebuke, Prince Hamzah will not face prosecution over an alleged coup in Jordan.

Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

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Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

Jordanian state news agency Petra confirmed Bassem Awadallah remains in custody, dismissing rumours that the former head of ...

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Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

Jordan's deputy PM says that Saturday's attempted coup is 'contained' but discontent is growing over censorship and allegations against Prince Hamzah's wife, who is a member of an influential tribe.

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Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

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Jordan's crackdown on dissent

Comment: Feeling threatened by protests, high unemployment, and a dismal economy, King Abdullah may see this as a useful excuse to clamp down on ...

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Jordanian FM meets with Saudi counterpart after 'coup attempt'

The statement by Amman’s foreign ministry made no mention of reported demands by Saudi officials to secure the release of the ex-head of ...

Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

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Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

Multiple suspects, including the king's half-brother Prince Hamzah, have been arrested for an alleged coup attempt in Jordan.

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Jordanian press warns stability is a 'red line'

The Jordanian press is giving an united front on stability the day after a foiled "coup attempt".

Jordan's Prince Hamzah confirms house arrest, slams 'corruption'

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah confirms house arrest, slams 'corruption'

After reports of his arrest first emerged online, Jordan's ex crown-prince spoke out to denounce government corruption and denied all links to ...

Hamas official: Hamas' Gaza leader Yahya Sinwar re-elected

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Hamas official: Hamas' Gaza leader Yahya Sinwar re-elected

Yahya Sinwar has been elected as the head of Hamas' political wing and will serve another four years.

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