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# King Abdullah II

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# Extradition
UK: Approved extradition deal will see radical cleric surrendered after 20 year fight
Jordan’s parliament has approved an agreement with Britain on the extradition of suspects – including notorious radical cleric Abu Qatada who has been fighting extradition to Jordan to face terrorism charges, claiming he may be tortured there.
# Syria
Assad warns of 'instability' across region if regime falls
Assad has said the fall of his regime would cause a “domino effect” that would lead to years of instability in the Middle East.
# Jordan
Jordan's King welcomes constitutional changes that reduce his power
King Abdullah II is weakening the crown, creating a constitutional court and boosting the role of the parliament.