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Concert Time: A Queen, A Princess and A Duchess Enjoy Music Performances

  May 31, 2017 at 8:44 pm by

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians had two special guests with her for this evening’s performance of finalists in the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition: the Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Sarvath Al Hassan of Jordan. The trio of royal ladies watched the cello performances of two finalists for this year’s prize, the first for cellists, Maciej Kulakowski and Seungmin Kang, who were both accompanied by the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Queen Rania Hosts An Iftar Banquet For Jordanian Women

  May 31, 2017 at 5:00 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah hosted an iftar banquet at Raghadan Palace yesterday. Invited for the iftar were active Jordanian women in the fields of education, civil society, and media. Queen Rania arrived before the iftar to greet the women. She was dressed in a lovely midi blue dress with long sleeves by Prabal Gurung. She wore printed pumps which she simply matched with black Fendi bag and a … Continue reading

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Abdullah II of Jordan Performs Umrah

  May 30, 2017 at 11:45 am by

King Abdullah II of Jordan has paid a short visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he met with Saudi King Salman Bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud. Following his arrival to Jeddah, the King moved directly to the holy city of Mekka and performed Umrah, the lesser pilgrimage at the grand mosque (Al Masjid al-Haram). He also performed the Ishaa and Tarawih Prayer at the holy mosque. He was … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Visits Volunteer Doctors At Beginning Of Ramadan

  May 29, 2017 at 3:47 pm by

Jordan’s Queen Rania has began the holy month of Ramadan with a visit to Zai, in the region of Al-Salt, on Monday where she met with doctors during a free medical clinic day. The Queen spent time speaking with volunteer doctors with the Doctors of Jordan organisation as they offered medical check-ups and advice to the local community. كلهم خير بشهر الخير، شكرا لمتطوعي – أطباءك يا أردن – على تقديمهم … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Celebrate Independence Day

  May 25, 2017 at 8:09 pm by

May 25 marks Independence Day in Jordan, it is the day the Kingdom gained full independence from Britain in 1946. To celebrate the day, members of the Jordanian Royal Family attended various events in Amman. King Abdullah and Queen Rania led the celebrations at Raghadan Palace, which included a documentary screening, medal presentation to multiple organisations and individuals to recognise their efforts to “enhance the progress” of Jordan, and music performances. … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Honoured At Fashion For Relief Gala

  May 21, 2017 at 6:05 pm by

The Queen of Jordan was honoured for her humanitarian efforts at the 2017 Fashion for Relief gala in Cannes, France on Sunday. Speaking at the event, Queen Rania said that it was incredibly important for people around the world to continue to support the plight of refugees, which is a forefront concern for Jordan as they host over 2.5million refugees, approximately 1.3million of those being from Syria. “The global community is fragile … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Visits Eureka Tech Academy

  May 17, 2017 at 11:33 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the Eureka Tech Academy today. Her Majesty was welcomed by the founder of Eureka Tech Academy, Ms. Afnan Ali, upon arrival. Queen Rania then met with academy members, teachers, students and parents. A discussion was held and Her Majesty was given an overview of the Academy. Dressed in black and white with her hair in loose curls, Queen Rania stopped by a Pneumatics … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Checks Out Healthy Awareness Campaigns

  May 15, 2017 at 12:28 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah chaired the Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS)’s annual Board of Trustees Meeting. The meeting took part during her visit to the Ballas Secondary School for Girls in Ajloun Governorate. Upon arrival, Queen Rania was welcomed by the Director of the society, Ms. Hanin Odeh, and the Ballas Secondary School for Girls Principal, Ms. Hanan Ayoub During the board meeting, Queen Rania reviewed updates on … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Joins In Hike To Dana Village

  May 1, 2017 at 5:32 pm by

Jordan’s Queen Rania joined a group of hikers walking through the village of Dana, in the central-west of the country, on Monday. The hike is part of the Thru Hike 2017 organised by the Jordan Trail Association. After arriving in the village, the Queen spoke with members of the local community about the different projects they are doing to improve tourism to the area. The Jordan Trail’s purpose is to “unveil … Continue reading

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Sibling Love Showcased On Jordanian Royals’ Social Media

  April 26, 2017 at 7:38 am by

The close bond between the children of King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan was on display this week on the social media accounts of the Queen and the couple’s elder son, Crown Prince Hussein. Both shared photographs of a recent shopping outing; Hussein captioning his photo “Fun times with Hashem and Salma”, while Queen Rania posted a ‘photobombing’ photo of herself, Princess Salma and Prince Hashem in the background … Continue reading

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Princess Aisha’s Son Graduates From Sandhurst

  April 17, 2017 at 6:00 am by

Jordan’s Princess Aisha bint Hussein, younger sister of King Abdullah II, has watched her son, Aoun Juma, graduate from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst last week. The 24-year-old is the first grandson of the late King Hussein to graduate from the Academy according to a social media posting of his aunt, Princess Haya. His grandmother, Princess Muna, also attended the ceremony. Aoun’s cousin, Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah, is currently … Continue reading

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A Second Son for Prince Faisal & Princess Zeina of Jordan

  April 8, 2017 at 7:42 am by

Jordan’s Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein and his wife Princess Zeina welcomed on Saturday their second child, a baby boy named Prince Mohammad bin Faisal. The couple have an older son together – Prince Abdullah bin Faisal – born in 2016. The newborn prince is a 42nd generation direct descendant of Islam’s prophet Muhammad. He shares his name with his father’s uncle, Prince Mohammad bin Talal. Prince Faisal, 53, is the … Continue reading

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One Million Instagram Followers for Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein

  April 8, 2017 at 4:37 am by

The official Instagram account of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah of Jordan has exceeded one million followers this week. The page was launched by Prince Hussein in January 2014 to cover his initiatives, activities and personal interests. During the past two years, the Prince has published more than 280 photos that show his participation – either alone or along with his parents – in several events both inside Jordan and abroad. He also … Continue reading

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Abdullah II and Rania of Jordan at the White House

  April 5, 2017 at 4:40 pm by

Jordan’s King Abdulah II and Queen Rania visited the White House on Wednesday. Upon their arrival to the residence gate, the couple were welcomed by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. After posing for photos, the couples moved to the Oval Office and held brief talks. Queen Rania and the First Lady joined their husbands during the official press conference held following the two leaders. During the conference, both the King and President Trump delivered remarks … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Leaders Attend Arab League Summit In Amman

  March 29, 2017 at 3:27 pm by

King Abdullah II of Jordan was the hosting head of state of the 28th Arab League Summit held on Wednesday in Amman. Among those attending the summit were King Salman bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia; King Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain; the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah; the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani; and the Emir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Enjoys A Day Surrounded By Children

  March 28, 2017 at 1:04 pm by

Jordan’s Queen Rania on Tuesday paid a visit to several new projects of the Queen Rania Family and Child Centre initiative. The Queen toured projects that allows children from across Jordan to learn new skills – in literacy, social communication, financial knowledge, art, gardening – and provide them with a space where they, along with their parents, can learn ” concepts of child abuse prevention through hands-on activities”. Among those Queen … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King Abdullah Welcomes Saudi Counterpart Ahead of Summit

  March 27, 2017 at 5:53 pm by

The King of Jordan welcomed his Saudi counterpart at the Marka Military Airport on Monday, as the Saudi King arrived in the country ahead of Wednesday’s Arab Summit. Following an official welcoming ceremony at the airport, the two leaders headed to the Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman, where they held business talks between the Jordanian and Saudi delegations. Several business agreements between the two nations were also signed. A spokesperson from … Continue reading

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Abdullah II and Rania of Jordan at Sandhurst Dinner

  March 26, 2017 at 10:45 pm by

Proud parents King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan have attended recently a dinner company hosted by the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst where their eldest so, Crown Prince Hussein, is currently recieving his military education. In a photo shared by Queen Rania, the couple posed proudly with their son in his Sandhurst military dress uniform. They both commented later on Twitter, expressing their pride and happiness, as did the young Prince on Instagram, … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II Joins Twitter

  March 26, 2017 at 5:38 pm by

King Abdullah II of Jordan has launched on Sunday his official Twitter account. In his first tweet under the username @kingabdullahii, His Majesty expressed his happiness to join the famous digital platform and said: “This is Abdullah bin AlHussein, a father and a proud Jordanian. Pleased to be with you on Twitter.” The first to follow and welcome King Abdallah II was his wife, Queen Rania, who preceded him in joining social … Continue reading

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Dubai’s Royals Attend The Dubai World Cup 2017

  March 25, 2017 at 7:31 pm by

Members of Dubai’s ruling family were this evening present for the Dubai World Cup meet at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid watched the main race – which was won by the American trained horse Arrogate owned by Prince Khalid bin Abdullah of Saudi Arabia – alongside his junior wife, Princess Haya, and a number of his children, including Sheikh Hamdan, Sheikh Mansoor, Sheikh Majid and Sheikha Al Jalila,. … Continue reading

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