Jordanian Prime Minister sacked by protesters

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Dutch NOS TV today (translated): Jordanian Prime Minister resigns because the people are furious.

From France 24 today:

Jordan PM Mulki resigns amid anti-government protests

Jordan’s Prime Minister Hani Mulki submitted his resignation to King Abdullah on Monday, an official source said, to soothe widespread anger over economic policies that have sparked the largest protests in several years and dozens of arrests.

Thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of the capital Amman and main provincial towns again on Sunday, extending days of protests that have shaken Jordan, a staunch U.S. ally …

Public anger has grown over government policies since a steep general sales tax hike earlier this year and the abolition of bread subsidies, both measures driven by the International Monetary Fund. …

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