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Political Crisis In Jordan: What To Know 

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A political crisis is unfolding in Jordan. The country's deputy prime minister has accused a former crown prince of plotting against the government.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah Bin Al-Hussein, the half-brother of King Abdullah II, says he's being held under house arrest and has denied orchestrating a conspiracy. But he has accused Jordan's leaders of corruption and incompetence.

Here & Now's Jane Clayson speaks with Lyse Doucet of the BBC.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.



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