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Flashback Friday: King Abdullah II As A Toddler

  March 24, 2017 at 8:00 am by

March 24, 1964: Photographs show a two-year-old Prince Abdullah of Jordan (later King Abdullah II) at his home in Amman, reading a picture book and posing with his mother, Princess Muna, and younger brother, Prince Faisal.

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Jordan’s Prince Hassan bin Talal Turns Seventy

  March 20, 2017 at 6:00 am by

HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, uncle of the current King, today celebrates his seventieth birthday. He was born in Amman in 1947 as the third son of King Talal of Jordan and his wife Queen Zein. The majority of the Prince’s schooling was undertaken in England, where Hassan also attended university, gaining a Master of Arts in Oriental Studies at Christ Church, Oxford University. It was during his … Continue reading

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King Abdullah Meets With British Prime Minister

  March 1, 2017 at 5:24 am by

The King of Jordan had a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday March 1. Both expressed the desire for the relationship between Jordan and the UK to continue to grow in the years to come, as there is a “long tradition of working together” according to Prime Minister May. King Abdullah also met with members of the Houses of Lords and Commons, with whom … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Opens and Tours Cancer Centre In Dubai

  February 19, 2017 at 12:08 pm by

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain officially opened The Comprehensive Cancer Centre (CCC) in Dubai today with senior health officials. Princess Haya who is Chairperson of Dubai Healthcare City Authority, toured the facility and was briefed about the different areas and medical treatments offered. Princess Haya also stopped by two patients, an adult and a child who are currently undergoing treatment. تشرفت اليوم بافتتاح المركز الشامل الجديد للسرطان في عيادة ميد … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Talks Hunger and Poverty

  February 14, 2017 at 11:45 pm by

HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein gave a speech at the World Government Summit in Dubai where she spoke about ending hunger and poverty. “The poor and the hungry do not think about anything but how to gain their daily bread,” said Princess Haya. She went on saying, “If we don’t move on that then we lose our humanity, something that is worse than the disaster itself.” HRH Princess Haya … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Offers Valentine’s Wishes On Instagram

  February 14, 2017 at 10:56 pm by

The Queen of Jordan has wished her 2.8million Instagram followers a Happy Valentine’s Day, posting a photograph of herself and her husband King Abdullah with a cake topped with red roses. “May your hearts and homes always be filled with love and peace,” Queen Rania captioned the photograph. ربنا يجعل قلوبكم وبيوتكم دائما عامرة بالحب #حب ❤ May your hearts and homes always be filled with love and peace #Love … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Honours Mother’s Memory With Charity Donation

  February 10, 2017 at 7:10 am by

On the fortieth anniversary of her mother’s death, Princess Haya of Jordan, Sheika of Dubai announced a donation of 28million Jordanian Dinars ($USD39.5million) to the Tkiyet Um Ali, a charity whose aim is to end hunger and poverty in Jordan. “There is no more fitting way to celebrate their lives and continue their legacies by doing something they would have done themselves,” the Princess said in a statement, referencing both her … Continue reading

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On This Day: Queen Alia of Jordan Passes Away

  February 9, 2017 at 4:00 am by

Forty years ago today, Her Majesty Queen Alia Al Hussein was killed in a helicopter crash. She was returning from an inspection trip to Tafileh Hospital in southern Jordan when the helicopter she was travelling in crashed. Among the casualties of the accident were: the Minister of Health, the pilot Badreddin Zaza, a friend of King Hussein, and the military doctor. Despite the bad weather and warnings from King Hussein not to … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Tours Al Salt City

  February 6, 2017 at 1:40 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah paid a visit to Al Salt city in Jordan. Queen Rania visited Beit Aziz, the first bed and breakfast in Al Salt. During the visit, she met with the owners and they explained how they started and how it has helped the tourism in the area. Her Majesty later joined a group of women in a workshop where she watched the teaching of Hadab … Continue reading

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King Abdullah The First Monarch To Meet With President Trump

  February 3, 2017 at 10:35 am by

The King of Jordan has been in Washington, D.C. this week, meeting with various Congress members, officials and organisations. On his last day in the US, the King had a brief meeting with the new US President, Donald Trump, at the National Prayer Breakfast at the Hilton International. He is the first monarch, and Arab leader, to meet President Trump. King Abdullah and President Trump discussed the relationship between Jordan and … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II & His Son Hashem Celebrate Birthdays

  January 30, 2017 at 7:28 am by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his youngest child, Prince Hashem, celebrate their birthdays on January 30. The king turns fifty-five while his son turns twelve years old. Queen Rania published a sweet photo for both her husband and son and commented wishing her two loves ‘Happy Birthday’. So did King Abdullah and Queen Rania’s elder son, Crown Prince Hussein, who shared two photos of him with his father and brother on Instagram. King Abdullah II … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Visits Small Income Projects

  January 23, 2017 at 1:55 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania visited the Hashemiyat Al Zarqa district in Zarqa Governorate. During the visit, Queen Rania toured a number of small income generating projects which is funded by an initiative to improve the living conditions of underprivileged families. Queen Rania toured Al Hashemiyah Women Society for Social Development. She also stopped by a business workshop which was being held by the youth development and non-profit organisation INJAZ. من … Continue reading

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Prince Hashim of Jordan Appointed New Chief Chamberlain

  January 12, 2017 at 4:37 pm by

A royal decree was issued by King Adullah II of Jordan on Thursday naming his younger brother Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein as new chief chamberlain. Prince Hashim, 35, is the youngest son of the late King Hussein I of Jordan and Queen Noor. He replaces his cousin, Prince Raad Bin Zaid, who held this possession for the past forty years. The prince graduated from Georgetown University and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Meets With Ivanka Trump

  January 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm by

Queen Rania of Jordan, who is enjoying a private holidays in New York, was seen on January 6 leaving Trump Tower. She had met with Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Elect of the United States, Donald Trump. They spoke about issues related to women around the world. Ivanka Trump met with Queen Rania in Trump Tower https://t.co/PLllC8zEQ2 pic.twitter.com/XHPBYQJsc9 — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) January 6, 2017

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Orient Gallery Anniversary Celebrated With Queen Rania In Attendance

  December 5, 2016 at 7:06 pm by

Jordan’s Queen Rania has helped celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Amman’s Orient Gallery, attending this evening an art exhibition highlighting pieces of art by Jordanian and Arabic artists. Wearing a black dress with zip and button detailing, Rania was shown around the exhibition, called ‘The Journey of 20 Years’ and featuring twelve artists from Jordan and seven from the wider region, by the Gallery director, Hala Jardaneh. The Gallery is … Continue reading

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King Abdullah And Queen Rania’s Last Day In Australia

  November 25, 2016 at 11:50 pm by

On day 3 of Their Majesties visit to Australia, there were a few events which they attended. The first event of the day was King Abdullah attending a military exercise which was carried out by the Australian Army. جلالة الملك عبدالله الثاني يحضر في سيدني تمرينا عسكريا نفذته إحدى وحدات الجيش الأسترالي His Majesty King Abdullah II attends a military exercise performed by one of the units of the Australian … Continue reading

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King Abdullah and Queen Rania’s Visit To Australia, Day 2

  November 24, 2016 at 10:30 am by

On the start of day two of their state visit to Australia, Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania visited the National Arboretum of Australia. As they arrived, they were greeted by waiting school children who they took the time to talk to and shake hands. During the visit, the Jordanian Royals were briefed about the National Arboretum, plated a tree and signed a guestbook. Later that day, Their Majesties were seen … Continue reading

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King Abdullah And Queen Rania Start State Visit To Australia

  November 23, 2016 at 12:47 pm by

Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah have started today their visit to Australia. First stop is Canberra where they first visited the the Australian War Memorial. They walked along the wall of poppies, place poppies at the Roll of Honor, and signed they both signed the guestbook. They also toured the our the First World War gallery. مع جلالة الملك في متحف ذاكرة الحرب الاسترالي لوضع … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Pulls Out Of Walkathon Midway After Knee Injury

  November 18, 2016 at 2:53 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein joined the “March of Dubai for Walking 24 hours” on Thursday morning. The walk is 90km and its to raise awareness for diabetes and funds for the Al Jalila Foundation in Dubai and Tkiyet Um Ali in Jordan. After completing 45km, Princess Haya had to pull out of the walk as she suffered a knee injury. #dxb24hrwalkathon A post shared by Haya … Continue reading

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King Philippe Visits Belgian Troops In Jordan Alongside King Abdullah

  November 16, 2016 at 12:57 pm by

His Majesty King Philippe paid a surprise visit to the Belgian troops in Jordan yesterday. The King, who arrived in Jordan on Monday evening, was welcomed by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in his private residence where, after a meeting, took place a private dinner. Yesterday, Tuesday November 15, the King, accompanied by King Abdullah, visited the Muwaffaq Salti Air Base situated in Azraq, a town in central-eastern … Continue reading

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