#Jordan

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.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Prince Hamzah bin Hussein is the king's half brother. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Jordan's Prince Hamzah hoped to overthrow King Abdullah II with the backing of Saudi Arabia
  • The two men face trial at the State Security Court later this month, and face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty
  • But Hamzah will not stand trial

.Amman, Jordan
Palestinians inspect the damage in a building in Beit, Hanun. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Jordanian lawmakers carried a motion to expel Israel's ambassador to Amman 
  • Speaker of Parliament Abdul Monem Odat announced the move live on television
  • Lawmakers also demanded the recall of Jordan's ambassador from Tel Aviv

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.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The White House released a statement on Wednesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • President Joe Biden expressed his support over a call with Jordan's King Abdullah II
  • The two leaders also discussed the "strong bilateral ties" between the countries
  • The two-state solution would establish an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel

.Jordan
Jordan's King Abdullah broke his silence and addressed the state about the alleged coup. (Photo credit: File/AFP)

  • The challenge of these last days was the most painful for me, Jordan's King said
  • Hamzah was appointed crown prince in 1999 in line with his father's wishes
  • King Abdullah, however, said that the investigations will continue

.Amman, Jordan
Prince Hamzah is at the centre of the alleged plot.(Photo Credit: File/AFP)

  • The government has accused former crown prince Hamzah of involvement in a conspiracy to destabilise Jordan
  • The crisis comes against the backdrop of a "perceived increase in authoritarianism" in Jordan
  • The rift in Jordan's royal family has exposed the kingdom to instability

.Amman, Jordan
Prince Hamzah with his mother Queen Noor in 1999. (AFP file photo)

  • The 41-year-old prince pledged his backing to King Abdullah
  • Hamzah's statement came shortly after the palace said Abdullah had agreed to enter mediation
  • The job of mediator was handed to Hamzah's uncle, Prince Hassan

.Amman, Jordan
Prince Hamzah bin Hussein prime suspect in Jordan Coup d'etat (Photo Credits: AFP)

  • Jordan said Sunday it had stopped a plot to "destabilise" the kingdom involving Prince Hamzah bin Hussein
  • Prince Hamzah bin Hussein is the half-brother of King Abdullah
  • Prince Hamzah on Saturday said that he was placed under house arrest