New Prime Minister


King Abdullah II has appointed a new prime minister following the resignation of Awn Khasawneh on Thursday only six months after taking office.

Fayez al-Tarawneh has been asked to form a temporary government until elections can be held later this year. The 63 year old was prime minister previously between August 1998 and March 1999.

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