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Jordan: Tax protests enter fourth day as PM's resignation looms01:03

Jordan: Tax protests enter fourth day as PM's resignation looms

Jordan, Amman
June 4, 2018 at 04:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police and protesters went head-to-head as thousands took to Amman's streets for a fourth consecutive night on Sunday to decry tax increases.

Demonstrators directed their anger against the government, calling for the Prime Minister Hani Mulki's resignation.

Jordan's King Abdullah II has summoned the prime minister to the royal palace, according to the military's website Hala Ahbar, raising speculation that he will resign.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) backed tax hike has upset protesters, who feel it unjustly targets lower and middle income earners.

Jordan: Tax protests enter fourth day as PM's resignation looms01:03
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Police and protesters went head-to-head as thousands took to Amman's streets for a fourth consecutive night on Sunday to decry tax increases.

Demonstrators directed their anger against the government, calling for the Prime Minister Hani Mulki's resignation.

Jordan's King Abdullah II has summoned the prime minister to the royal palace, according to the military's website Hala Ahbar, raising speculation that he will resign.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) backed tax hike has upset protesters, who feel it unjustly targets lower and middle income earners.

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