AMMAN: Jordanian citizens Hasan bin Zaid and Bassem Awadallah, who is a former head of the Jordanian Royal Court, have been arrested, Jordan News Agency reported.
The arrests were made after close security follow-ups and “for security reasons,” the agency reported.
Jordan News Agency (PETRA) denied reports that former Crown Prince Hamza bin Al Hussain has been detained.
Prince Hamza appeared in a video passed by his lawyer to the BBC saying he was put under house arrest.
Both Saudi Arabia and the United States have expressed support for Jordan’s King Abdullah II.