Fri November 16, 2012
Price Hikes Lead To Deadly Protests In Jordan
Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 5:27 am
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.