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Jordanian U17 Female Soccer Team Gets Training Visit From Queen Rania

  August 23, 2016 at 4:51 pm by

Queen Rania of Jordan stopped by the Amman Stadium today to visit the training session of the country’s Under 17s Women’s National Football Team, who are currently preparing for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup that is going to be hosted in Jordan in September and October. The Queen wished the team well for the tournament, which is the first tournament of its kind to be hosted in the Middle East. The … Continue reading

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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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We Go To Rio: Olympics Flashback – Sydney 2000

  August 4, 2016 at 8:00 am by

The first Olympics of the new millennium were held in Sydney, Australia and several royals made the trek “Down Under” for the event (one even managed to find a wife – while another’s was in the pool!). Vamos!: Prince Felipe cheers on Spain’s men’s handball team during a match against Sweden. Also present are Queen Sofia, a pregnant Infanta Cristina and her eldest son Juan (starring wide-eyed at his uncle’s antics) … Continue reading

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King Abdullah Meets with King Salman in Morocco

  August 3, 2016 at 2:45 pm by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II departed on a working visit to both Morocco and Scotland today, and he has met with the King of Saudi Arabia during his stop in Tangier. The two leaders spoke of bilateral relations and the most recent developments in the Middle East. Afterwards, King Salman hosted a lunch in honour of his guest. King Abdullah will now head to Scotland, where he will be a special guest at … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II Presents Medals of Bravery

  July 31, 2016 at 5:05 pm by

During a ceremony at the Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman today, King Abdullah II of Jordan presented two Rangers of the Jordanian Armed Forces with the Medal of Bravery and Rescue of the Second Class for their efforts in helping capture a suspected terrorist. Captain Faisal Adwan and Sergeant Ahmad Adwan were joined by their families as they received their medals from the King. They were involved, and Sergeant Adwan injured, … Continue reading

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Royals Offer Condolences To France Following Terrorist Attack in Nice

  July 16, 2016 at 7:38 am by

After the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France on Thursday night – as the country was full of joy celebrating Bastille Day – heads of state have offered their condolences to French President François Hollande and the victims and families of the 84 people killed in the attack. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sent a message on behalf of herself and Prince Philip, offering “most sincere condolences to you, the families of … 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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Jordan’s Crown Prince Takes Part In Workshops On His Birthday

  June 28, 2016 at 3:19 pm by

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah celebrated his 22nd birthday today and was busy at work. Prince Hussein participated in two workshops which was launched by the Crown Prince Foundation and aims to protect young children from addiction and smoking. The first workshop was on the World No Tobacco Day and it discussed the effects of smoking. The second workshop was, the 22 year old Prince viewed paintings … Continue reading

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Queen Rania’s Joins The International Rescue Committee Board of Directors

  June 22, 2016 at 7:20 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan has joined The International Rescue Committee (IRC) as board of directors. In a statement released by the longest standing NGO which is based in New York, David Miliband, IRC President and CEO said “We are truly honored that Queen Rania has agreed to join IRC’s distinguished and active board of directors.” He went on saying, “She has an extraordinary passion for making … Continue reading

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Royal Runners All Round On Fourth Day of Ascot

  June 17, 2016 at 4:50 pm by

It wasn’t just The Queen who had a horse running today. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall had Carntop running in the King Edward VII Stakes. A short interview with the trainer Ralph Beckett revealed that Charles and Camilla are both very passionate about their horses and their training. They were seen in the pre-parade ring before Carntop went out and placed 5th out of 9 horses. … Continue reading

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Ladies Day at Royal Ascot

  June 16, 2016 at 3:59 pm by

It was Ladies Day at Royal Ascot today, which was attended by various members of the royal family. Those in attendance were the Queen, Prince Philip, the Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the Princess Royal, the Countess of Wessex, Princess Alexandra, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Lord Frederick Windsor, Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark, Prince El Hassan and Princess Sarvath al-Hassan of Jordan, Sheikh Mohammed bin … Continue reading

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Twos A Charm! Kate and Mary Make Their Ascot Debuts

  June 15, 2016 at 6:40 pm by

We were treated to a right royal show at Ascot today with the debut appearance of not only the Duchess of Cambridge but also Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. As guests – we believe – of the Earl and Countess of Wessex, who have known the couple for over 10 years, Mary and her husband Crown Prince Frederik enjoyed a seat in the second carriage and dinner at Windsor castle with The … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Learns About Different Ways To Help The Underprivileged

  June 12, 2016 at 4:26 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the Mujaddidun Society for Charity and Development which took place at the Iraq Al Amir Secondary School for boys. During Queen Rania’s visit, she met with volunteers from the Mujaddidun Society. She was briefed on different Society’s programs that aim to promote volunteer work among the young people in Jordan during the holy month of Ramadan. Her Majesty also got a brief from … Continue reading

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Black And White For Princess Haya As She Attends Investec Derby Festival

  June 4, 2016 at 7:55 pm by

Princess Haya bint Al Hussein attend Derby Day during the Investec Derby Festival, celebrating The Queen’s 90th Birthday, at Epsom Downs Racecourse today alongside her husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Princess Haya choose a white collarless dress coat for the event. She matched it with black pumps, a black and white clutch and black hat with white flowers. Her hair was pulled into a soft up-do. The look … 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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Crown Princess Margareta Confers Royal Order

  June 1, 2016 at 9:37 am by

Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, has conferred the Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of Romania (Marea Cruce a Ordinului Coroana României) upon Princess Muna of Jordan during a solemn ceremony held in the Hall of Honour at Peleș Castle. The Order of the Crown of Romania was established back in 1881 by King Carol I in commemoration of the establishment of the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Visiting Romania Too!

  May 31, 2016 at 6:12 am by

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is currently in Romania and was received by Crown Princess Margareta of Romania and Prince Radu during the start of his latest visit to the country he is so fond of.  In his usual gallant style, Prince Charles kissed the Princess’s hand during the warm and friendly greeting outside the Palace gates, before the royal party walked along a red carpet and past uniformed … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Margareta Hosts Official Reception for Princess Muna

  May 31, 2016 at 5:24 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margareta of Romania has hosted a formal reception in the Hall of Kings at the Elisabeta Palace, in honour of Her Royal Highness Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan’s visit to Romania. Prince Radu, Princess Maria and various dignitaries from Romania’s academic, diplomatic and cultural fields were also in attendance. Wearing a beautifully fitted dress of green lace, the Custodian of the Crown made a formal welcome … Continue reading

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Princesses Visit Open-air Museum

  May 30, 2016 at 5:12 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Muna of Jordan has continued her visit to Romania with a visit to the Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) in Herăstrău Park, Bucharest, accompanied by her host for the stay, Crown Princess Margareta. The Museum is an open air museum with over 270 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania giving a fascinating insight into traditional Romanian village life. Princess Muna appeared … Continue reading

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