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Jordan Unions strike against fuel price rise

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Download PDF file Jordanian unions held a strike on Sunday to protest fuel price rises, two days after thousands of demonstrators in Amman called for the king to go, an official said."All 15 unions except the nurses' union stopped working between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm local time on Sunday," said Mahmud Abu Ghunayma, head of Jordan's 15-member professional associations body."This is a message to the government, to tell them that the situation is snowballing and the king must intervene to reverse this decision (to raise fuel prices)," quotes him as saying.