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They may not be demanding regime change, but Jordanians will not be content with mere cosmetic changes.
Moves seen as bid to appease people after mass protests in Tunisia and Egypt toppled long-serving presidents.
Movements for democratisation are springing up in many Arab countries - one by one the queue increases.
Sharmine Narwani
Monarch asks ex-army general to form new government in the wake of streets protests over prices and reforms.
Protesters gather across the country, demanding the prime minister step down.
At least 4,000 people take to the streets to condemn poor economic policies and call for the government to step down.
Thousands vent anger in Amman and other cities against government's inability to rein in prices and poverty.
Supporters of King Abdullah II win majority of seats in assembly, in poll boycotted by opposition Islamic Action Front.
Syria, Jordan and Egypt back Beirut after border clashes, while West urges calm.
Energy-poor Jordan plans to build first nuclear reactor to meet energy demands.
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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
 
 
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