Middle East

  • Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour shows the voting ink on his finger, Al-Salt, Jordan,January 23, 2013.
  • A woman casts her vote at a polling station during the first hours of the Jordanian Parliamentary elections, in Al-Salt, Jordan, January 23, 2013.
  • Parliamentary candidate Mahmoud al Kharabshy, left, arrives at his district polling station to observe the voting process in Al-Salt, Jordan, January 23, 2013.
  • A man casts his ballot at a polling station in Amman, January 23, 2013.

Jordan's Parliamentary Election

Published January 23, 2013

Jordanians vote in a parliamentary election boycotted by opposition members who say voting reforms enacted last year favor supporters of King Abdullah.


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