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Jordanians demand change
They may not be demanding regime change, but Jordanians will not be content with mere cosmetic changes.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2011 15:00 GMT
Middle East rulers make concessions
Moves seen as bid to appease people after mass protests in Tunisia and Egypt toppled long-serving presidents.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2011 18:07 GMT
Getting in line for a revolution
Movements for democratisation are springing up in many Arab countries - one by one the queue increases.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2011 13:20 GMT
Jordan's king sacks cabinet
Monarch asks ex-army general to form new government in the wake of streets protests over prices and reforms.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2011 13:38 GMT
Thousands protest in Jordan
Protesters gather across the country, demanding the prime minister step down.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2011 14:36 GMT
Jordanians stage price protests
At least 4,000 people take to the streets to condemn poor economic policies and call for the government to step down.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2011 13:56 GMT
Jordanians march against inflation
Thousands vent anger in Amman and other cities against government's inability to rein in prices and poverty.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2011 17:48 GMT
Jordan loyalists sweep election
Supporters of King Abdullah II win majority of seats in assembly, in poll boycotted by opposition Islamic Action Front.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2010 17:46 GMT
Arabs offer support to Lebanon
Syria, Jordan and Egypt back Beirut after border clashes, while West urges calm.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2010 18:59 GMT
Jordan and France sign uranium deal
Energy-poor Jordan plans to build first nuclear reactor to meet energy demands.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2010 15:12 GMT
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