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Voting begins in Jordan elections
Low voter turnout is expected among Jordanians of Palestinian origin, amid opposition boycotts and fraud allegations.
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2010 09:55 GMT


Polling stations have opened in parliamentary elections in Jordan.

The main opposition - the Muslim Brotherhood - is boycotting the vote, saying it suspects fraud.

A low voter turn out is also expected among many Jordanians of Palestinian origin.

Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh reports from a Palestinian refugee camp in the capital of Amman.

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