Fuel prices rise by 25 per cent as Jordan struggles

While Jordan has not faced widespread unrest, it has seen smaller protests over political freedoms and economic challenges like unemployment.

The government's finances are struggling and it is facing a $4bn budget deficit this year.

So it has announced sharp price rises to help swell its coffers, but what impact is it having on Jordanians?

The BBC's Simon Atkinson reports from Amman.

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