Jordan Islamists demand speedy political reform

AMMAN (Reuters) – Hundreds of Jordanians, inspired by demonstrations in Egypt, protested Friday against King Abdullah's government reshuffle saying it did not meet their calls for political reform.

Protesters, drawn mainly from Jordan's powerful Muslim Brotherhood, said the hundreds of thousands of Egyptians demanding an immediate end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule were charting a road to freedom and democracy for all Arabs against autocratic rulers.

Abdullah Tuesday asked Marouf Bakhit, a conservative former premier with a military background, to head the government after accepting the resignation of  >>>

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