Jordan pins hopes on billion dollar Gulf aid package – officials

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators chant slogan during a protest near the Prime Minster's office in Amman, Jordan June 6, 2018. Picture taken June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad/File Photo

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan is pinning hopes on oil-rich Gulf states led by Saudi Arabia committing to a multi-billion dollar aid package to help it weather an economic crisis that sparked rare street protests over austerity plans, officials said. A palace statement said King Abdullah left for Jeddah to attend a summit called by Saudi […]

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