Few hard facts emerge as Saudi hand alleged in Jordan’s palace coup


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Issue 1124 - 22 Apr 2021 | 11 minute read

The operation mounted by King Abdullah II of Jordan to pre-empt an alleged plot centred on his half-brother Prince Hamzah has prompted speculation about the Saudi crown prince’s potential involvement, but while MBS has a record of muscular meddling, evidence of a scheme to undermine the Jordanian court is elusive.

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