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Prince Rashid of Jordan Weds Miss Zeina Shaban

  July 24, 2011 at 6:05 am by

After a one year engagement, HRH Prince Rashid bin Al Hassan of Jordan married today his fiancée, the former Jordanian table tennis player Miss Zeina Shaban. The ceremony, which took place at Basman Palace, was followed by a reception held by the groom’s cousin, HM King Abdullah II of Jordan, in presence of his parents, Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath, Queen Rania, Queen Noor, members of the Royal Family and … Continue reading

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Sheikh Khalid Al Khalifa Marries Princess Sahab of Saudi Arabia

  June 19, 2011 at 8:51 pm by

HH Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain tied the knot on June 16, 2011 with HRH Princess Sahab Al Saud, the daughter of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia. According to the Bahraini news agency, the ceremony took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and was attended by members of Al Saud and Al Kalifa royal families. Sheikh Khalid was born in September 1989 as the fifth … Continue reading

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Prince Ali Officially Sworn in as FIFA Vice-President for Asia

  June 2, 2011 at 7:57 pm by

During the FIFA Annual Congress Meeting in Zurech, His Royal Highness Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan officially took power as the FIFA Vice-President representing Asia. On this occasion, the youngest FIFA Vice President has given an interview to the Associated Press. The prince calls upon the soccer’s governing body to abandon its culture of political intrigue after a series of corruption scandals. He added “I think all of … Continue reading

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Queen Rania launches Madrasati “My School” IV

  May 12, 2011 at 1:27 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan launched on Wednesday the fourth expansion of her initiative, Madrasati. The Queen toured three of the Mafraq region’s schools, where she participated in the students’ and officials’ conversations through the Madrasati forum about developing the education sector in the area. She also joined the participants lunch banquet, which consisted of the traditional Jordanian dish Mansaf. According to Petra News Agency, Her Majesty explained that … Continue reading

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Saudi Prince Khalid bin Bandar Al Saud weds Lucy Cuthbert

  March 31, 2011 at 8:19 am by

His Royal Highness Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud tied the knot with Miss Lucy Cuthbert, the niece of the Duke of Northumberland, on March 28th. The ceremony, which was very simple, took place at the registery office in Oxford and was attended by a few of the couple’s family members and friends. Prince Khalid, who is 33 years old, is part of the Al Saud dynasty and … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II of Jordan Releases his Memoir

  February 24, 2011 at 5:14 pm by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has published the English version of his memoir “Our Last Best Chance: The Pursuit of Peace” last week. The book, which is the first by the 49 year old Hashemite King, focuses on the Middle East peace process, as well as His Majesty’s life journey from childhood to the Hashemite throne and the following years. Petra News Agency reported that the book will also be published … Continue reading

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Saudi King to Return Back Home Next Week

  February 19, 2011 at 3:17 am by

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, is expected to return back to Saudi Arabia very soon after a long recovery absence. The Saudi press reported this weekend that the 86 year-old monarch has arrived in Casablanca, Morocco for a short recovery stop before returning back home next week. The press also covered the preparations for the King’s arrival celebrations all over … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Tours the Gulf for Madrasiti Palestine

  December 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm by

As part of her efforts to support the “Madrasati Palestine” initiative, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan paid two short visits to Bahrain and Kuwait. The Queen started her tour in Bahrain, where she attended the charity dinner of Madrasati Palestine Women’s Network at the Bahrain National Museum. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Bahraini Crown Prince, Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa, and was organized by the Arab … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Honors the Kingdom’s Best Teachers for 2010

  December 2, 2010 at 9:15 am by

Queen Rania of Jordan has sponsored the 5th annual celebration of “Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education” (QRAEE) and honored the 22 winners who are the best teachers in the kingdom for the year 2010. During the ceremony which took place at the Cultural Palace in Al Hussein Sports City, Her Majesty handed out the teachers’ trophies and certificates of the award. She later met and thanked all the … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II & Queen Rania Celebrate the JRF’s 15th Year

  November 27, 2010 at 9:11 am by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania attended two days ago the Jordan River Foundation’s “15 Years of Giving” gala dinner which took place at the King Hussein Bin Talal convention center in the Dead Sea. Queen Rania, the founder and chairperson of the JRF, delivered a speech during the ceremony thanking all the donors and every person who helped the foundation reach it’s goals. “Tonight, we celebrate … Continue reading

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A Successful Surgery for the Saudi Monarch in NYC

  November 25, 2010 at 7:57 am by

The Royal Saudi Court & Al-Arabiya news channel reported today that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, is doing much better after undergoing a successful back surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. The 86 year old Saudi monarch left his country last Monday heading to the US, seeking more medical check-up & treatment for a blood clot complicated a slipped spinal … Continue reading

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Saudi Monarch to fly to the US for Medical Tests, Blood Clot Treatment

  November 21, 2010 at 9:29 pm by

The Royal Saudi court announced that King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, will leave to the US on Monday to complete medical check-up and to follow-up treatment according to the recommendation of the medical team. The 86 year old Saudi monarch has been hospitalized in Riyadh for few hours after suffering from increased back pain due to a blood clot. Then doctors decided … Continue reading

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Saudi Monarch Suffers from Herniated Disc

  November 13, 2010 at 11:21 pm by

The official Saudi news agency (SPA) announced that King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, is suffering from a herniated disc. The announcement stated that the 86 year old Saudi monarch is suffering from back problems, which his doctors diagnosed as a herniated disc. Doctors also advised him to rest as part of his therapy. The agency reported that his brother, the second Deputy … Continue reading

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Prince Ali of Jordan plans to fill the position of FIFA Vice President

  October 12, 2010 at 4:23 am by

During a news conference in Amman, HRH Prince Ali bin al Hussein of Jordan started his campaign to fill the position of FIFA Vice President representing Asia. The Prince, who is the founder and head of the West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) and has been the President of the Jordanian Football Association over the past decade, said “My goal is to restore the values of fair play – a key … Continue reading

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Prince Faisal and Princess Sara of Jordan Celebrate Marriage

  September 18, 2010 at 4:13 am by

Jordan’s Prince Faisal bin al Hussein celebrated his wedding to Princess Sara al Faisal in a dinner banquet held at the Aqaba Royal Palace. The groom’s brother, King Abdullah II, attended the ceremony with his wife Queen Rania, as well as members of the Royal Family, Princess Sara’s parents and family. Prince Faisal, who is 47 years old, was born in Amman as the second son of HM the Late … Continue reading

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Prince Rashid bin Al Hassan of Jordan Engaged to Zeina Shaban

  July 4, 2010 at 9:38 pm by

The Royal Hashemite Court announced the engagement of King Abdullah II’s cousin, HRH Prince Rashid bin Al Hassan, to Jordanian gymnast and table tennis player, Miss Zeina Shaban, on July 3rd. The Knot Tie took place at the bride’s parents home in the presence of the groom’s parents, Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath, King Abdullah II, Prince Faisal bin al Hussein and members of the Shaban family. Prince Rashid, the … Continue reading

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Queen Rania launches the Arabic Version of ‘The Sandwich Swap’

  June 30, 2010 at 12:45 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited yesterday the Zaha Cultural Center in Amman, where she launched the Arabic edition of her latest children book The Sandwich Swap. Her Majesty read the book at the center’s library to the children and discussed with them the story’s main aims and values. The Queen also toured the center and newest extension and distributed copies of the book to the ZCC’s children. The … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Hussein’s First Official Duty

  June 12, 2010 at 2:42 am by

Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein represented his father, Abdullah II, in the Army Day and the Great Arab Revolt Anniversary celebrations. This ceremony, which took place at the Martyr’s Monument in Amman last Tuesday, was attended by the kingdom’s top government and military officials, including royal family members. The young Crown Prince’s first official appearance without his parents started with the national anthem and 21-gun salute from the armed forces. After … Continue reading

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Prince Faisal bin al Hussein marries Miss Sara Qabbani

  May 26, 2010 at 1:40 am by

HRH Prince Faisal bin al Hussein of Jordan married yesterday his fiancée, Miss Sara Bassam Qabbani, at the Zahran Palace in Amman. After the marriage contract was signed, the groom’s brother King Abdullah II held a reception ceremony, which was attended by the royal family, the bride’s parents and other Qabbani family members. Prince Faisal, who is 47 years old, got engaged to Sara last March at her parents’ home … Continue reading

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The Arab Knight of Giving Award for Queen Rania

  May 12, 2010 at 11:50 pm by

HM Queen Rania of Jordan received the Arab Knight of Giving Award in recognition for her great efforts in supporting both global and regional education. The award is a statue of a gold eagle presented by HRH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and President of the Red Crescent Committee and was organized by the late Sheikh Zayed Giving Initiative during the Arab Giving … Continue reading

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