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    Jordan holds election despite Muslim Brotherhood boycott

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    The first parliamentary elections in Jordan since the Arab spring have been marked by a boycott from the main opposition parties.

    The US-backed monarchy has not witnessed the revolutions and turmoil seen elsewhere, although there have been large anti-corruption protests.

    King Abdullah has introduced reforms and the government has promised greater democracy.

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