popular protests in Jordan
Jordan goes to polls on Tuesday to elect a new parliament
The election for the 130-member House of Representative is happening amidst unprecedented economic and health crisis in the country. The government had recently cracked down on the country’s largest teachers’ union.
Jordan gets a new prime minister before next month’s parliamentary elections
The new prime minister, Bisher al-Khasawneh, will have the responsibility of tackling the rising economic hardships and the COVID-19 pandemic in the country