Jordan 2007

Jordan 2007

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Yearbook 2007 Jordan. After an election campaign in which the economy was in focus, most mandates in the parliamentary elections on November 20 went to independent clan-based candidates loyal to the royal house. The largest opposition party, the Islamic Action Front (IAF), received only 6 seats against earlier 17. The IAF claimed that electoral fraud occurred and the authorities arrested 17 people suspected of trying to disrupt voting and influence the election results. According to CountryAAH, Amman is the capital city of Jordan. The government under Prime Minister Marouf al-Bakhit resigned and was replaced by a new government with former Transport Minister and Air Force Officer Nadir al-Dhabi as chief. King Abdullah commissioned al-Dhabi to focus on raising the standard of living for the population and more investment. According to…
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