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Angry Jordanian protesters urge ouster of king

AMMAN, Jordan — Calls for the ouster of Jordan’s King Abdullah II grew Friday, as thousands of protesters packed the streets of the capital and demonstrations resumed elsewhere.

Larger groups have demonstrated in Amman since the unrest sparked by fuel price increases began three days ago, but Friday’s march was the biggest single bloc yet to call for the end of the US-backed monarchy.

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