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Protests erupt in Jordan after fuel prices rise

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard to separate pro-government supporters from anti-government protesters during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard to separate pro-government supporters from anti-government protesters during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November...more

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard to separate pro-government supporters from anti-government protesters during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard as protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard as protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard as protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard as protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard as protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Jordanian gendarmerie policemen stand guard as protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Protesters take part during a demonstration following an announcement that Jordan would raise fuel prices, including a hike on cooking gas, in Amman November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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