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The Big 5

  November 10, 2010 at 2:30 am by

Ones fifth birthday is always special and this is no different for a royal youngster. No fewer than 12 royal children will or have celebrated their half decade this year. Here is a run down of these birthday tots: Belgium Prince Emmanuel – Born the third child of The Duke and Duchess of Brabant, Emmanuel celebrated his 5th birthday on October 4th. He has an older sister, Elisabeth, an older … Continue reading

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Princess Haya to run for Second FEI Presidency Term

  November 3, 2010 at 2:45 am by

It is not going to be an easy competition for Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, when she runs again for a second term as President of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI). Princess Haya will be running against Henk Rottinghuis of the Netherlands and Sven Holmberg from Sweden for the … Continue reading

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Prince Ali of Jordan plans to fill the position of FIFA Vice President

  October 12, 2010 at 4:23 am by

During a news conference in Amman, HRH Prince Ali bin al Hussein of Jordan started his campaign to fill the position of FIFA Vice President representing Asia. The Prince, who is the founder and head of the West Asian Football Federation (WAFF) and has been the President of the Jordanian Football Association over the past decade, said “My goal is to restore the values of fair play – a key … Continue reading

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Prince Faisal Opens Sochi Camp

  October 8, 2010 at 8:44 am by

Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein, IOC member from Jordan and the founder of Generations For Peace, opened on October 1st, 2010 the first European camp of Generations For Peace in the Russian city of Sochi, the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Generations For Peace Sochi brings together 57 leaders of youth from 11 European and Central Asian countries that have been involved in various forms of … Continue reading

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Queen Rania undergoes Medical Procedure in New York

  September 27, 2010 at 10:57 am by

Jordan’s Queen Rania is recovering in a New York hospital Monday after undergoing a medical procedure to correct an irregular heart rhythm. In a statement, the royal court said, “The procedure went very smoothly and Her Majesty is well and in good spirits. She will remain in hospital for two nights while she recuperates.” News agency Petra describes the procedure as “a catheterization through a vein to the heart”, which … Continue reading

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Prince Faisal and Princess Sara of Jordan Celebrate Marriage

  September 18, 2010 at 4:13 am by

Jordan’s Prince Faisal bin al Hussein celebrated his wedding to Princess Sara al Faisal in a dinner banquet held at the Aqaba Royal Palace. The groom’s brother, King Abdullah II, attended the ceremony with his wife Queen Rania, as well as members of the Royal Family, Princess Sara’s parents and family. Prince Faisal, who is 47 years old, was born in Amman as the second son of HM the Late … Continue reading

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Queen Rania on Surprise Visit to Three Schools

  September 16, 2010 at 10:24 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania paid a surprise visit to three public schools in Amman on the second day of school year. The schools she visited were a Secondary School for girls, an Elementary School for boys and a Primary Co-ed. While visiting the schools, Queen Rania visited different classrooms, talked to children and teachers. During the visit to the schools, Queen Rania was greeted by enthusiastic screams from the students … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King & Queen help Educate 200 Orphans

  August 24, 2010 at 10:06 am by

Jordan’s King Abdullah and Queen Rania are helping to educate 200 orphans by paying their tuition fees along with accommodation, transport, books, stationary and medical insurance. Their Majesties will be making their donation trough the Al Aman Fund, which then will distribute the money to 200 orphans that have completed high school. Al Aman is a non profit organization which was founded by Queen Rania in 2006. The fund has … Continue reading

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Queen Noor Opens Arab Children’s Congress

  July 15, 2010 at 11:11 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Noor Al Hussein opened on July 12nd, 2010 at the Palace of Culture at Al Hussein Sports City in Amman the International Arab Children’s Congress (IACC) under the theme “Safeguarding our Environment”. During the opening ceremony, Queen Noor was accompanied by Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram and Jordanian actor Musa Hijazeen as guests of honor. The opening ceremony featured a dance performance and music by the Brass Band … Continue reading

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Prince Rashid bin Al Hassan of Jordan Engaged to Zeina Shaban

  July 4, 2010 at 9:38 pm by

The Royal Hashemite Court announced the engagement of King Abdullah II’s cousin, HRH Prince Rashid bin Al Hassan, to Jordanian gymnast and table tennis player, Miss Zeina Shaban, on July 3rd. The Knot Tie took place at the bride’s parents home in the presence of the groom’s parents, Prince Hassan and Princess Sarvath, King Abdullah II, Prince Faisal bin al Hussein and members of the Shaban family. Prince Rashid, the … Continue reading

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Colors & Flowers for Haya at Royal Ascot

  July 3, 2010 at 5:21 am by

This year at the Royal Ascot races, Princess Haya choose to wear flowery hats to every event she attended with summery colored outfits. On the first day, Princess Haya choose a shaded blue and grey skirt suit, matched with a beige hat that had shaded blue flowers all around see here. On day two, Princess Haya matched her lovely white & red flowered hat with a red skirt suit with … Continue reading

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Queen Rania launches the Arabic Version of ‘The Sandwich Swap’

  June 30, 2010 at 12:45 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited yesterday the Zaha Cultural Center in Amman, where she launched the Arabic edition of her latest children book The Sandwich Swap. Her Majesty read the book at the center’s library to the children and discussed with them the story’s main aims and values. The Queen also toured the center and newest extension and distributed copies of the book to the ZCC’s children. The … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Named Patron of World Sport Academy

  June 27, 2010 at 6:32 am by

The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) has announced the appointment of Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Al Hussein as a Global Patron. Princess Haya’s new role is to ensure the initives reach all parts of the world by the world body and the International Advisory Board. On her patronage, Princess Haya said: “I am delighted to accept the position of Global Patron of the World Academy of Sport and look … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Hussein’s First Official Duty

  June 12, 2010 at 2:42 am by

Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein represented his father, Abdullah II, in the Army Day and the Great Arab Revolt Anniversary celebrations. This ceremony, which took place at the Martyr’s Monument in Amman last Tuesday, was attended by the kingdom’s top government and military officials, including royal family members. The young Crown Prince’s first official appearance without his parents started with the national anthem and 21-gun salute from the armed forces. After … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King tours Europe & US

  June 11, 2010 at 1:26 am by

His Majesty King Abdullah started a visit to the UK, which is the first stop on the begining of an official tour that will include Norway and Sweden, and a private visit to the US according to a Royal Court statement. In London, King Abdullah will hold talks with Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague on the current situation in the Middle East. In Norway King Abdullah … Continue reading

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Jordan Royals celebrate Independence Day

  May 29, 2010 at 4:19 am by

Their Majesties King Abdullah, Queen Rania and HRH Crown Prince Hussein attended the celebration held by Prime Minister Samir Rifai on the occasion of the 64th anniversary of the Jordanian Independence Day. Prime Minister Rifai praised the King’s efforts towards his country and citizens in his speech. He also spoke of when Jordan achieved its independence on May 25, 1946. Several members of the royal family attended the event along … Continue reading

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Prince Faisal bin al Hussein marries Miss Sara Qabbani

  May 26, 2010 at 1:40 am by

HRH Prince Faisal bin al Hussein of Jordan married yesterday his fiancĂ©e, Miss Sara Bassam Qabbani, at the Zahran Palace in Amman. After the marriage contract was signed, the groom’s brother King Abdullah II held a reception ceremony, which was attended by the royal family, the bride’s parents and other Qabbani family members. Prince Faisal, who is 47 years old, got engaged to Sara last March at her parents’ home … Continue reading

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Rania receives Humanitarian Award

  May 22, 2010 at 8:48 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan received the James C. Morgan Humanitarian Award at Microsoft on Wednesday May 20, 2010. The award is handed out to people who use technology to benefit humanity, as Queen Rania was chosen for her use of social media to promote education, human rights and women’s issues through twitter, youtube and facebook. Speaking at the news conference, Queen Rania said “I’m really honored … Continue reading

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The Arab Knight of Giving Award for Queen Rania

  May 12, 2010 at 11:50 pm by

HM Queen Rania of Jordan received the Arab Knight of Giving Award in recognition for her great efforts in supporting both global and regional education. The award is a statue of a gold eagle presented by HRH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and President of the Red Crescent Committee and was organized by the late Sheikh Zayed Giving Initiative during the Arab Giving … Continue reading

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Queen Rania 4th on the “World’s Most Beautiful Top 10″ List

  May 12, 2010 at 7:57 am by

Queen Rania has been selected as forth among the world’s top ten most beautiful women. This top ten list, which is combined on the basis of the media coverage amount on a group of celebrities, is prepared by fashion expert Sally Allen for the British clothing brand Wizard Jeans. Sally Allen, who is also the Wizard Jeans spokeswoman, told the Press Association that all the women on the list possessed … Continue reading

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