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Jordanian Royals Celebrate Their Country’s First Ever Olympic Medal

  August 19, 2016 at 5:42 pm by

Although they were not present in Rio, Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Queen Rania were delighted in sharing their nation’s joy on winning their first ever Olympic medal yesterday. King Abdullah II and his son Crown Prince Hussein were among the first to phone and congratulate the Jordanian athlete Ahmad Abughaush, 20, who made history when he won gold in the taekwondo -68kg event beating Russia’s Alexey Dinisenko 10-6. They both expressed their pride and happiness on … Continue reading

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King Abdullah & Queen Rania Attend Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

  August 7, 2016 at 7:03 pm by

Accompanied by his wife Queen Rania and as the guest of honour, King Abdullah II of Jordan attended on Sunday the 2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo which took place at the UK’s historic Edinburgh Castle in Scotland. During the event the couple watched a number of tattoos performed by military bands from different part of the world including the Jordanian bands: the Royal Jordanian Honora Guard – Silent Drill Team, the Jordanian … Continue reading

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Divorce for Princess Aisha of Jordan and Edward Banayoti

  July 4, 2016 at 5:01 am by

The Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan announced on July 1st the divorce of Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein and her second husband, Mr Edward (Ashraf) Banayoti. The couple were married in a private ceremony last January in Amman. According to the statement which was published by the Jordan Times daily newspaper, Edward Banayoti took the Muslim name Ashraf when he converted to Islam. Princess Aisha, who is 48 years old, is … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Celebrate the Great Arab Revolt First Centennial

  June 3, 2016 at 5:42 am by

Led by His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army (JAF), the Hashemite Royal Family gathered on Thursday to attended the grand military parade marking the Centennial of the Great Arab Revolt. At the front of the audience were Queen Rania, Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Salma Bint Abdullah and Princess Muna Al Hussein along with several Jordanian government and army senior officials. من احتفال … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Independence

  May 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm by

Joined by family members and senior Jordanian officials, Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan attended on Wednesday the annual Independence Day ceremony that took place at the royal palaces in the capital Amman. Our Royal Family during the 70th Anniversary of Independence Day #May25JO #LoveJO @QueenRania pic.twitter.com/0k2EjTjOSl — Betty Khoury (@BettyKhoury) May 25, 2016 The couple were also accompanied by their children, Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Salma and … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Crown Prince Graduates from University

  May 22, 2016 at 6:30 am by

HRH Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan graduated from Georgetown University this Saturday. He obtained a B. Sc. Degree in foreign services specializing in international history. يوم مميز جداً عندما تشاهد أكبر أبنائك يتخرج من الجامعة- الأمير حسين لقد جلبت لحياتنا الكثير من السعادة والفخر- خلال حفل تخريج حسين من جامعة جورج تاون في واشنطن #تخريج #فخر #الأردن #حب_الأردن A very special day when your first born is graduating from university! … Continue reading

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A Daughter For Princess Ayah and Mohammad Al Halawani

  May 3, 2016 at 4:49 am by

Princess Ayah bint Feisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan & her husband Mr. Mohammad Talal Al-Halawani welcomed on May 2nd their first child, a baby girl named Raiyah. Little Raiyah Al-Halawani is the first grandchild of Prince Feisal bin al Hussein of Jordan who is the younger brother of king Abdullah II. She is also the first great-grandchild to princess Muna Al Hussein, the late king Hussein`s second wife & … Continue reading

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A Third Daughter for Prince Hamzah & Princess Basmah of Jordan

  April 8, 2016 at 3:50 pm by

Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein of Jordan and his wife Princess Basmah Hamzah welcomed today their third child, a baby girl named Princess Badiya bint Hamzah. The newborn Princess Badiya is the couple’s third child, following her sisters Princess Zein and Princess Noor. She has also an elder half-sister, Princess Haya, from her father’s previous marriage. Congrats for the Royal couple Prince Hamzah & Captain Basma pic.twitter.com/C6z8TlT3 — Tala Q (@TalaQaraeen) January 12, … Continue reading

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Arab Royals Attend the Conclusion of Raad Al-Shamal

  March 11, 2016 at 12:19 pm by

Many royals and leaders from the Arab and Islamic countries gathered Friday in Saudi Arabia along with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and participated in the closing ceremony of the military exercise “Raad Al-Shamal” (North Thunder). The ceremony which was organized by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia took place at the King Khalid Military City in Hafr Al-Batin area. … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Speaks At The Global Women’s Forum In Dubai

  February 23, 2016 at 11:30 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan delivered the opening speech at the Global Women’s Forum opening ceremony which took place in Dubai on Tuesday. During her address to the Forum’s audience, The Queen urged the leaders to break inherited molds that have been imposed on women and pursue innovation in improving their standing. She added “When a woman succeeds, she reaches out to those around her and pulls them up with … Continue reading

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Royals Running for FIFA Presidency

  February 22, 2016 at 6:59 am by

Among the five candidates running in the elections for the FIFA presidency, two princes are competing to win the race. Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan and Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain are paying great efforts to ensure victory in the elections that will take place in Zürich, Switzerland on February 26. Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan, who is 40 years old, is the youngest … Continue reading

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A Baby Boy for Prince Faisal and Princess Zeina of Jordan

  February 17, 2016 at 5:48 pm by

Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan and his third wife Princess Zeina welcomed on Wednesday their first child together, a baby boy named Prince Abdullah. The newborn Prince Abdullah bin Faisal has four elder half-siblings from his father’s first marriage to Princess Alia Tabbaa: Princess Ayah, Prince Omar and the twin Princesses Aisha and Sara. Prince Faisal, who is 52 years old, is the second son of the late King … Continue reading

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The ‘Sleeping Prince’ Moved Home

  February 3, 2016 at 6:41 pm by

Saudi Prince Khalid bin Talal Al Saud has decided recently to transfer his ill son, Prince Al Waleed bin Khaled, home after spending ten years receiving treatment at a specialist hospital in Riyadh. Prince Al Waleed, who is the eldest son of Prince Khalid, suffered traumatic injury following a traffic accident, causing him to be in a coma for a decade. His mother is Princess Jazzi, the daughter of the late King Saud bin … Continue reading

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Princess Aisha of Jordan Marries Mr Ashraf Banayotti

  January 28, 2016 at 4:22 am by

The Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan announced on Wednesday the marriage of Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein to Mr Ashraf Banayotti. Princess Aisha is the twin sister of Princess Zein bint Al Hussein, and is one of the younger sisters of King Abdullah II and a daughter of the late King Hussein with his British-born wife Princess Muna. According to the official statement, the ceremony took place at the bride’s mother’s house … Continue reading

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Queen Rania’s “Childhood Dream” Comes True

  December 25, 2015 at 11:03 pm by

Queen Rania has expressed her love for chocolate on several occasions, but it seems that the family holidays this year brought her a happy surprise when “someone” gifted her a large Toblerone chocolate bar. The 45 year old mother of four posed proudly with her “childhood dream” Toblerone bar and shared the photo on Instagram. She commented: “Today, someone made my childhood dream come true!. And it’s a big Toblerone, not just … Continue reading

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Queen Noor’s Mother Passes Away

  December 25, 2015 at 6:51 pm by

The Royal Hashemite Court announced on Friday the death of Mrs Doris Halaby, the mother of Queen Noor of Jordan and grandmother of her four children, Prince Hamzah, Prince Hashem, Princess Iman and Princess Raiyah. The statement offered condolences to the Queen and her children; it did not contain any information about the late Doris or the details of her burial and funeral. Mrs Doris Carlquist Halaby, who died in the United States, … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Prince Ali bin Al Hussein Turns Forty

  December 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

His Royal Highness Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan celebrates his 40th birthday on Wednesday December 23. The prince is the second child of the late King Hussein of Jordan with his third wife, Queen Alia of Jordan, who passed away in a helicopter crash in 1977. His elder sister Princess Haya Bint Al-Hussein is married to HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai. He is also a … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royal Family Release New Year’s Card

  December 21, 2015 at 8:57 am by

In celebration of the New Year, through her official accounts on social media Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan shared the Royal Family’s chosen photograph for the occasion. The photo shows proud parents King Abdullah II and Queen Rania posing happily with their four children: Crown Prince Hussein, 21, Princess Iman, 19, Princess Salma, 15, and Prince Hashem, 10. With 10 days until the end of year, I am happy to share our family … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Mark the Late King Hussein’s Birthday

  November 14, 2015 at 3:37 pm by

In memory of his 80th birthday anniversary, King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan visited this Saturday the tomb of the late King Hussein, who passed away in 1999 . The couple arrived to the royal mausoleum along with their children Prince Hashem and Princess Salma where they laid wreaths and recited verses from the Koran. The family was welcomed by a group of guards of honor. Crown Prince Hussein also … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Receives The Walther Rathenau Prize

  September 18, 2015 at 4:46 pm by

In recognition of her work as an outstanding advocate for peace and understanding between East and West, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan was awarded on Thursday the Walther Rathenau Prize. The prize was presented to Her Majesty by the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel during a ceremony held at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. Queen Rania dedicated the prize to the people of Jordan. She spoke to the audience … Continue reading

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