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January 22, 2013

Bodybuilder vies for Jordanian parliament

Is Sheble Haddad an inspirational or outlandish candidate?
The official page of Sheble Haddad
Image via the official Facebook page of Sheble Haddad.

Ahead of Jordan's parliamentary elections on Wednesday, one candidate has gained large popularity on social media. Sheble Haddad, candidate for the city of Madaba, has built a fan-base of over 36,000 on Facebook. The 61 year-old candidate has gained notoriety for his depiction as the average man online, but also for his eccentric policy statements.

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