FILE - In this June 7, 2018 file photo, Jordanian riot police and security forces scuffle with protesters during a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Amman. Jordan’s new prime minister, Omar Razzaz, won’t have much time to deliver on promises to rescind a proposed tax increase and implement economic reforms with more consideration for the country’s struggling poor and middle class. Union leaders who toppled the previous prime minister last week through widespread protests say they will go back to the streets if Razzaz does not deliver.
FILE - In this June 7, 2018 file photo, Jordanian riot police and security forces scuffle with protesters during a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Amman. Jordan’s new prime minister, Omar Razzaz, won’t have much time to deliver on promises to rescind a proposed tax increase and implement economic reforms with more consideration for the country’s struggling poor and middle class. Union leaders who toppled the previous prime minister last week through widespread protests say they will go back to the streets if Razzaz does not deliver. Raad al-Adayleh, File AP Photo
FILE - In this June 7, 2018 file photo, Jordanian riot police and security forces scuffle with protesters during a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in Amman. Jordan’s new prime minister, Omar Razzaz, won’t have much time to deliver on promises to rescind a proposed tax increase and implement economic reforms with more consideration for the country’s struggling poor and middle class. Union leaders who toppled the previous prime minister last week through widespread protests say they will go back to the streets if Razzaz does not deliver. Raad al-Adayleh, File AP Photo

Jordan PM caught between angry public, international lenders

June 14, 2018 12:21 PM