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April 25, 2013 7:03 am

Jordan’s Islamist MPs Openly Challenging Country’s Alliance with Israel

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King Abdullah Hussein of the Kingdom of Jordan. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel – Increasingly “disobedient” Jordanian parliamentarians are challenging the Hashemite leadership’s firm relationship with Israel, in a not-so-subtle tug of war between King Abdullah and a disgruntled civil society.

Media and labor unions in the kingdom — Israel’s best ally in the Arab Middle East — already all formally boycott Israel. Now the political climate is becoming ever more hostile too.

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