Palace intrigue harms Jordan’s stable image

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By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – Unprecedented public criticism of Jordan’s monarchy by a senior royal who has been placed under house arrest has shaken the country’s image as an island of stability in the Middle East. On Saturday, Jordan’s military told King Abdullah’s half brother Prince Hamza bin Hussein to halt actions targeting “security and stability” in the key U.S. ally. In unusually tough language recorded on a video passed by his lawyer to the BBC, Prince Hamza, 41, said he had been placed under house arrest and criticised Jordan’s leaders as a corrupt few who have placed the…

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