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Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

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.

Jordan king orders release of 16 alleged coup plotters

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Jordan king orders release of 16 alleged coup plotters

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

Jordanian woman convicted for insulting king 'receives royal call'

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Jordanian woman convicted for insulting king 'receives royal call'

A Jordanian woman's conviction for insulting King Abdullah has sent shockwaves in Jordan.

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.

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Everyone is talking about Jordan - except Jordanian journalists

In-depth: Whatever happened - a coup, sedition, or an overzealous royal family seeking to stamp out internal opposition - one thing is clear: Jordanians will be the last to know.

The New Arab Staff

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.

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Jordan king, prince make first joint appearance since rift

Jordan's king and prince appeared together at a mausoleum where their ancestors are buried, for the first time since the alleged 'coup'.

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UN: 'lack of transparency' in Jordan palace crisis

Prince Hamzah, a former crown prince, has accused Jordan's rulers of corruption and ineptitude.

Visit to Covid victims' families 'triggered Jordan royal rift'

The New Arab Staff

Visit to Covid victims' families 'triggered Jordan royal rift'

Prince Hamzah's visit was seen as undermining King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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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 the royal court had ...

Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

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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 ...

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

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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.

Jordan king to address nation on palace turmoil

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Jordan king to address nation on palace turmoil

After the dramatic events involving Prince Hamzah, the king of Jordan has announced that he will make an address.

Jordan's crackdown on dissent

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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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Jordan's Prince Hamzah in fiery exchange with army chief

Jordan's Prince Hamzah and the country's army chief engaged in a fiery exchange, according to an audio recording of their conversation.

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New audio 'undermines' Jordan's claims of foreign plot

A new audio recording indicates that Jordanian authorities tried to silence a former crown prince for meeting with internal critics.

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Jordan justice bans publishing information on alleged plot

The prosecutor general in Jordan's capital Amman banned the publication of any information about an alleged plot said to involve the king's ...

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother ...

'Former Mossad agent' offered to evacuate <em>Prince</em> Hamzah's family

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'Former Mossad agent' offered to evacuate Prince Hamzah's family

Roy Shaposhnik, an alleged former Mossad officer, offered to fly Hamzah's wife and children out of Jordan, according to reports.

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Saudi King Salman, MbS call Jordan's King Abdullah

Jordan's king and crown prince thanked their Saudi counterparts for their well wishes.

Jordan's <em>Prince</em> <em>Hamzah</em> refuses to obey restrictions on movements

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah refuses to obey restrictions on movements

Jordan's Prince Hamzah is accused of participating in a foreign-backed plot to oust King Abdullah. Now, he says he will fight ...

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.

Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

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Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

King Abdullah II got support expressed from Jordan's allies as his half-brother criticised how the country is rules.

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