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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.

Egyptian journalist 'disappears' after being deported from Jordan

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Egyptian journalist 'disappears' after being deported from Jordan

The family of Hassan Al-Banna, a reporter for Al-Sharq newspaper who spent over two years in administrative detention in Egypt, has expressed concern for his mental and physical health.

<em>Jordanian</em> woman convicted for insulting king 'receives <em>royal</em> 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.

Everyone is talking about Jordan - except <em>Jordanian</em> journalists

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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.

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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 ...

<em>Jordanian</em> FM meets with Saudi counterpart after 'coup attempt'

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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 ...

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

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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.

Saudi King Salman, MbS call Jordan's King Abdullah

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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 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 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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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

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World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

Arab states and Washington have expressed support for Jordan's king amid claims of an attempted coup.

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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 ...

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Saudi Arabia, US back Jordan after 'foiled coup attempt'

Amman swiftly received an influx of support from its regional and international allies on Saturday after an alleged coup plot was foiled by ...

Jordan ‘foils coup attempt' involving <em>royal</em> family members

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Jordan ‘foils coup attempt' involving royal family members

Prince Hamzah bin Hussein was escorted by guards from his Amman palace and taken for questioning over an alleged plot to overthrow the king.

Jordan makes new US defence agreement public

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Jordan makes new US defence agreement public

Jordan on made public a defence agreement with the United States that allows free entry of US forces, aircraft and vehicles onto the kingdom's ...

Arab troubadour Madfai longs to get back on stage

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Arab troubadour Madfai longs to get back on stage

Famous Iraqi musician Ilham al-Madfai is longing for the stage, and has just created a new song to find hope during the pandemic

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