Parliament dissolvement means the government must resign within a week to pave the way for elections in November.
King Abdullah issues a decree to hold parliamentary elections at a time of severe economic contraction due to Covid-19 and tensions with Israel.
Any unilateral Israeli measure to annex Palestinian lands in the occupied West Bank will undermine regional peace, Jordan's King Abdullah tells British lawmakers.
Jordanian civil society secured a big victory when protests led to the resignation of the country's prime minister and the repeal of a controversial tax code. The real question is whether Jordanians can sustain the momentum for genuine reforms.
Speaking after a White House meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan, Trump hedged when asked by reporters to give a schedule for rolling out the peace plan Jared Kushner is working on.
Jordan's King Abdullah appointed Omar al-Razzaz after the resignation of Hani Mulki as prime minister in the wake of ongoing anti-austerity protests. King Abdullah earlier said the nation is "at a crossroads."
The dismissal of PM Hani Mulki was demanded in a series of protests against IMF-backed tax increases that have shaken the kingdom.
Every president from Bill Clinton onward had pledged to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital but reneged on that promise in office.
An interim government appointed by King Abdullah is tasked to oversee a transition to snap elections scheduled for October
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