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King Willem-Alexander Visits Dutch Troops in Jordan

  May 12, 2016 at 3:09 pm by

Today, Thursday May 12, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander paid an unannounced visit to the Dutch troops in Jordan. The brief visit in Jordan began with a meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah II. Afterwards the King visited the operations area accompanied by the General Tom Middendorp, Commander of the Armed Forces. About 200 Dutch soldiers are active in the Air Force Middle East operations as part of the fight against ISIS … Continue reading

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Sheikh Mohammed and Princess Haya The Open Arab Media Forum

  May 10, 2016 at 12:19 pm by

The Arab Media Forum (AMF) themed “Media for Good” was opened today by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Attending the event was Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, UN Messenger of Peace and Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City who gave the keynote speech. Dressed in white and red, Princess Haya said “amidst the political and social disturbances, the … Continue reading

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Four State Visits Not To Be Missed

  May 10, 2016 at 1:31 am by

Missing all the lavish welcoming ceremonies, dinners and the royal ladies in their crowns and ball gowns? No worries, there are four upcoming state visits starting today which the royal watchers will certainly enjoy. Here are the dates for the upcoming visits with a link to their threads. State Visit from Chile to Sweden, May 10-12, 2016 – Thread Luxembourg State Visit to Finland: May 10-12, 2016 – Thread State Visit from … 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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Queen Rania and Charlotte Casiraghi At New York’s Met Gala

  May 2, 2016 at 11:57 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan and Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco attended the Met Gala in New York on Monday, May 2. This year’s theme was Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. Queen Rania wore a Valentino gown with her hair pulled back and soft hanging curls. Embed from Getty Images Charlotte Casiraghi choose a very colorful layered dress mixed with lace by designer Gucci.

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Queen Rania Attends The Bloomberg & Vanity Fair Cocktail Reception

  April 30, 2016 at 11:55 pm by

Queen Rania of Jordan attended the Bloomberg & Vanity Fair cocktail reception. Her Majesty wore a floor length black and white gown to the event that took place at the residence of the French Ambassador in Washington, DC. Embed from Getty Images Queen Rania at the Bloomberg & Vanity Fair Cocktail Reception Following The 2016 WHCA Dinner  on April 30, 2016.

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Queen Rania Visits A Refugee Camp In Greece

  April 25, 2016 at 11:47 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited the Kara Tepe refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos in her capacity as advocate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). During her visit, Queen Rania met with Syrian refuges. Queen Rania said during the visit “This is an exceptional crisis and it requires an exceptional response. It requires a response that is collective and that is value-based, a response … Continue reading

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Princess Muna Celebrates Her 75th Birthday

  April 25, 2016 at 6:00 am by

King Abdullah’s mother, Princess Muna Al Hussein, celebrates today her 75th birthday. Her Highness was born Antoinette Avril Gardiner on April 25, 1941 at Chelmondiston, near Ipswich in England. She is the only child of Lieutenant-Colonel Walter Percy Gardiner, of the British Army’s Royal Engineers, and Doris Elizabeth Sutton. Princess Muna spent part of her childhood in Kuala Lumpur, during her father’s posting to Malaysia, where she attended Bourne School. Thereafter … Continue reading

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A First For Both Parties: Queen Noor Speaks at Judson University

  April 19, 2016 at 7:49 am by

Queen Noor of Jordan attended Judson University’s sixth annual World Leaders Forum in Elgin, Illinois, on Monday. King Hussein’s widow is the first leader from the Middle East to speak at Judson’s forum. Her Majesty was the keynote speaker and in her hour-long speech focused on topics including refugees and her work to support humanitarianism. Queen Noor, who is on the board of RefugeesInternational, reminded the auditorium that refugees constitute a third … Continue reading

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Queen Rania’s Busy Day In Northern Badiya

  April 18, 2016 at 11:30 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited Al Koum Al Ahmar village in Al Mafraq Governorate today. During the visit, Queen Rania met with residents and locals, toured a school and visited Al Koum Al Ahmar Chartable Society. The busy day needed by visiting a home of an underprivileged elderly woman. Queen Rania listened to her needs and offered support. Queen Rania’s visit comes as part of her community outreach … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Attends UN Foundation Event In Washington D.C

  April 16, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan continues her working trip in Washington DC with a UN Foundation event. On her instragran account she posted a picture quoted with “With some remarkable women at an event hosted by the United Nations Foundation, yesterday, on the investments and innovations critically needed to improve the well-being of women and girls, especially those trapped in conflict”.

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Queen Rania In Washington D.C

  April 15, 2016 at 5:30 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan has started a working visit to Washington D.C. The first event of her visit on April 14 was attending and participating in the screening of Salam Neighbor, a film on Syrian refugees. The event was held at the Gaston Hall at Georgetown University. After the screening of the film, Queen Rania made remarks on the situation. Also making remarks were the filmmakers Chris Temple … 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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“Happy Mother’s Day To All Moms” Queen Rania

  March 20, 2016 at 12:55 pm by

As the region prepares to celebrate mothers day tomorrow (March 21) Queen Rania of Jordan has posted an early message and a video on her Facebook account. Jordan also celebrates the fallen soldiers of Jordan on the same day. “Every mother’s heart is a homeland for her children. Happy Mother’s Day to all moms, and a special one to the brave moms of our soldiers, who work tirelessly day in and … 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 Visits A Popup Classroom Project

  March 9, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited a Popup Classroom project at the Princess Taghreed School for Girls in Amman. The popup classrooms are made from a modular prefabricated construction which are located outside the school’s buildings. Queen Rania toured the school along with the schools principle. She visited a few classrooms, talked to students about the initiative. During the tour, Her Majesty met with the school’s student parliament committee. … Continue reading

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Prince Ali Looses FIFA Elections

  February 26, 2016 at 11:45 pm by

Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has lost the FIFA presidential elections to Gianni Infantino. The elections were held in Zurich and five members including Prince Ali were running to be the next FIFA presidential. After the results were made, Prince Ali tweeted “Thank you to all who supported me in my campaign, especially the FIFA Member Associations who stood with me in support of meaningful reform”. He also then tweeted … 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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