Jordanian royal and top officials arrested during apparent thwarted coup attempt

Apr 3, 2021 | INVESTING

Authorities in Jordan on Saturday arrested a number of top officials and a royal family member, state news reported, in what appears to have been a thwarted attempted coup.There were also unconfirmed reports the former crown prince was under house arrest.The announcement was made by the state-run Petra News agency, quoting an unnamed official who said Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, a member of the royal family, and Bassem Awadallah, a prominent official who once ran the Royal Court, were arrested “for…

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