Jordan

    As their numbers continue to grow, protesters seeking an overhaul of the country’s political system have ratcheted up their calls for reforms but are still not calling for the ouster of King Abdullah or the monarchy, the Washington Post reports, noting that many Jordanian still see the monarchy has an important unifying force in the country. The protesters are, however, calling for the ouster of the king’s latest appointee, insisting that they want changes in government policy and not in the people running it.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.