The Foreign Desk

Explainer 260: Jordan’s royal rift

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7 April 2021

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Jordan’s usually placid and stable monarchy has been rocked this week, after the sudden arrest of Prince Hamzah following claims of a planned coup against his brother, King Abdullah II. Andrew Mueller explains how Saudi Arabia might have played a role in the events.

7 April 2021

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