Conceding to protest demands, Jordan’s new PM says no IMF tax law

AMMAN/DUBAI (Reuters) - Jordan's designated new prime minister said on Thursday he would drop a proposed tax law, conceding to a key demand of protesters who have already brought down the government. Omar al-Razzaz said there was a consensus to withdraw the income tax bill in comments to reporters after a

Protests in Amman, Jordan continue against IMF imposed taxes

By Middle East Affairs Even the resignation of Jordan's prime minister who had supported the IMF mandated tax increases won't stop Jordanians from protesting to the streets. Overnight and into Tuesday, saw thousands of Jordanians marching toward the office of the now resigned Prime Minister Hani Mulki to demand an end to the