Wednesday, June 06, 2018

#JORDAN: New PM Appointed As Mass Anti-Tax Bill Revolt Continues

[world politics news]

Jordan's King Abdullah II has formally appointed Omar al-Razzaz as the country's prime minister and tasked him with forming a new government. The appointment comes after King Abdullah II accepted the resignation of former Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki, in a bid to defuse anger amid mass protests over price increases and an income tax bill that would see taxes rising by at least 5 percent.


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