Jordanian riot police and security forces stand alert as anti-government protesters gather outside the Prime Minister's office in Jordan's capital, Amman, early Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Raad al-Adayleh)
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Anti-government protests resumed in Jordan despite the resignation of the country's prime minister who had led the push for unpopular austerity measures.Several thousand Jordanians marched toward the office of outgoing Prime Minister Hani Mulki overnight and into early Tuesday, demanding the government scrap proposed tax increases which critics say mostly target the poor and the middle class.Mulki resigned on Monday, as Jordan's King Abdullah II tried to get a handle on the biggest protests in the kingdom in several years.Mulki is to serve as caretaker.
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