Jordan bans TikTok after police officer is shot dead in clashes over fuel prices

The country’s security directorate banned the social media platform after videos of protests were posted online.

Jordan has banned TikTok after videos showing clashes with police were published online (Peter Byrne/PA)

By Associated Press Reporters

Jordan announced it was imposing a “temporary ban” on the social media platform TikTok on Friday, a day after a police officer was killed during clashes with protesters that broke out over high fuel prices.