Jordan’s King Abdullah says palace crisis ‘over’, sedition ‘nipped in the bud’

Apr 7, 2021 | INVESTING

Jordan’s King Abdullah broke his silence Wednesday to tell his nation that the worst political crisis in decades sparked by an alleged plot involving his half-brother Prince Hamzeh was over.The government had accused Hamzeh – a former crown prince who was sidelined as heir to the throne in 2004 – of involvement in a conspiracy to “destabilise the kingdom’s security” and arrested at least 16 people.But Abdullah said Wednesday that Hamzeh, who has signed a letter pledging his loyalty to the king…

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