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Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 17:41
JORDAN— Another U.S. ally is facing turmoil after Tunisian and Egyptian inspired protests have sprung up around the country.
After several large protests in Jordan, King Abdullah has appointed a new Prime Minister of Jordan after protests over food prices and poor living conditions.
King Abdullah appointed Marouf al-Bakhit as Prime Minister-Designate and ordered for him to take quick measures toward political reform.
Al-Bakhit was Jordan's premier from 2005 to 2007.