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Price Hikes Lead To Deadly Protests In Jordan

Fri, November 16, 2012 9:00am

Story by Leila Fadel

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Jordan's monarchy has largely dodged the waves of unrest that began with the Arab Spring. But this week, angry protestors flooded the streets after the king announced gas hikes to cover deficits caused by declining aid from Persian Gulf states. For the first time, there are cries to oust the king.

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