King accepts resignation of Jordanian cabinet
Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday "accepted the resignation of the government of Faisal Fayez as of today," Petra news agency reported.
According to press reports, the next Prime Minister will be Prof. Adnan Badran, the current President of Philadelphia University. Badran, 70, got his Ph.D. in 1963 from Michigan State University. During 1988 and 1989, Badran served as Jordan's Minister of Education and Minister of Agriculture.