On Tuesday, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets, after the government announced a hike in gas and petrol prices. Protesters have been demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Abdallah Nsoor, and for the first time, they've even called for King Abdullah II to go. Until now, demonstrations had concentrated on Jordan's economic woes but lately they've becoming increasingly political, under the influence of the main opposition, the Muslim Brotherhood.
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