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  7/13/2012, Tammuz 23, 5772

Jordan: Muslim Brotherhood to Boycott Elections

Jordan's branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, announced, Thursday that it intends to boycott parliamentary elections because the government is not implementing reforms, according to Agence France Presse.

King Abdullah called the elections as part of an electoral reform program. It's the second time that elections have been held ahead of schedule since 2010. The Islamists boycotted the last election, based on demographics.