Jordan's King Abdullah dissolves parliament

The constitutional move paves the way for elections expected early next year.

    King Abdullah of Jordan has dissolved the country's parliament, paving way for elections expected early next year.

    It comes a day before planned protests by opposition groups.

    The tiny kingdom has seen unprecedented calls for political and economic reform.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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