Jordanian PM quits over austerity protests | Money Talks
Jordan has been rocked by days of anti-austerity protests, in a country that’s otherwise one of the most stable in the region. The daily rallies have brought down the prime minister, Hani al-Mulki, who had refused to scrap proposed tax hikes. The IMF insists they’re necessary to get Jordan out of a mountain of debt – and to secure another lifeline. Mobin Nasir reports.
For more on this, Rana Sweis joins us from Amman. She is a journalist and author of the upcoming book, Voices of Jordan.