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By Nermeen Murad - Jul 14,2018
When Prime Minister Omar Razzaz was first proposed to be head of the executive authority in Jordan, Jordanians circulated a paper he wrote back in 2013 entitled “The Treacherous Path Towards a New Arab Social Contract” and celebrated its analysis of the seven transformation facto
By Nermeen Murad - Jul 07,2018
This week, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz will present his government’s plan to parliamentarians and seek their vote of confidence to lead the executive authority for the next two years, at which point Parliament will itself be put to a confidence vote by the people as part of the ne
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 23,2018
A youth activist from the north of Jordan eloquently described her concerns after the appointment of Omar Razzaz as prime minister and the announcement of his Cabinet members.
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 10,2018
There are key takeaways from last week that must be noted if only to record a historical moment of national pride.
By Nermeen Murad - Jun 02,2018
Jordan is going through a critical transition that will require wisdom and a clear decision to embrace meaningful political reform that empowers the executive, legislative and judicial authorities and produces functioning institutions and processes of democracy based on true repr
By Nermeen Murad - May 19,2018
These last two weeks have taken us on a rollercoaster ride and left us reeling. Whether it is the government announcement that it intends to further tax citizens on their income, the leaked reports on exemptions given to senior officials, the systematic murder of Gaza-hostag
By Nermeen Murad - May 05,2018
My friends already know that I find it difficult to go along with what appears to have become the Jordanian’s political explanation for all Jordanian problems.
By Nermeen Murad - Apr 28,2018
The people blame the government for actively scuttling any credible effort to organise politically in order to maintain control of all political processes under the excuse that citizens are not able to behave responsibly.
By Nermeen Murad - Apr 14,2018
An open secret among women activists in the Muslim world is that they will not be really free until the personal status laws in Muslim countries are drastically revised, reformed or even debunked.These laws most starkly articulate all that is unfair about living under the dictate
By Nermeen Murad - Mar 31,2018
For the past few weeks I have been sneaking 10 minutes here and there to read through the daily log documented by Adnan Abu Odeh, for many decades a recognised adviser to his Majesty King Hussein, God rest his soul, and a well-known advocate of a Jordan role in the resolution of

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