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Jordan lægger låg på paladsintrige mellem kongen og hans halvbror, men spørgsmålene står i kø

Jordans kongehus har lagt låg på et internt magtopgør, men det angivelige kupkomplot og en højrøstet kritik fra en tidligere kronprins har rystet opfattelsen af landet som Mellemøstens stabile oase.

Jordans kong Abdullah II (nr. to fra højre) og tidligere kronprins Hamzah ses her stående ved siden af hinanden på et billede fra 2012, hvor deres forhold var bedre. Yderst til venstre er det dronning Rania, ved siden af hende Hamzahs hustru, Basma, og yderst til højre enkedronning Noor, der er mor til prins Hamzah. Foto: Yousef Allan/AFP A man buys bread from a baker in at a public market in Jordan's capital Amman, on April 5, 2021, after a rare security operation took place in the country. - Jordan's Prince Hamzah, accused by the government of a "wicked" plot against his elder half-brother King Abdullah II, insisted he will not obey orders restricting his movement. The government has accused him of involvement in a seditious conspiracy to "destabilise the kingdom's security", placed him under house arrest and detained at least 16 more people. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP) (FILES) In this file handout picture released by the Jordanian news agency Petra on January 12, 2012, shows Prince Hamza, half-brother of Jordan's King Abdullah, and his new wife Princess Basma Otoum (R) posing for a picture during their Muslim wedding ceremony at the Royal Palace in Amman. - Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, a half-brother of King Abdullah II, has been asked to stop activities that could undermine Jordan's security, the army said on April 3, 2021. The Joint Chiefs of Staff head, Major General Yousef Huneiti, also denied media reports that Hamza, a former crown prince, had been arrested. (Photo by YOUSEF ALLAN / PETRA / AFP) (FILES) In this file photo taken on April 17, 2012 shows Jordanian Prince Hamza bin al-Hussein, president of the Royal Aero Sports Club of Jordan, carries a parachute during a media event to announce the launch of "Skydive Jordan", in the Wadi Rum desert. - A top former Jordanian royal aide was among several suspects arrested on April 3, 2021, as the army cautioned Prince Hamzah bin Hussein, the half-brother of King Abdullah II against damaging the country's security. Hamzah is the eldest son of late King Hussein and his American wife Queen Noor. He has good relations officially with Abdullah and is a popular figure close to tribal leaders. (Photo by KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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Kongedømmet Jordan er historisk et af Mellemøstens mest stabile monarkier og er blevet beskrevet som en oase i en urolig region...

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