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Lyonnaise 09-09-2005 12:38 PM

King Abdullah & Queen Rania- News & Photo IX
 
Welcome to thread nine of News and Pictures of King Abdullah and Queen Rania and Family.

The previous thread can be found here:
http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7069&page=1&pp=20



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Little_star 09-10-2005 05:21 AM

Media Notice: His Majesty King Abdullah II, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordanto Visit Banneker Academic High School Tuesday, Sept. 13Distribution Source : U.S. Newswire

Date : Friday, September 09, 2005

http://press.arrivenet.com/assets/img/spcr.gifTo: National and International desks, Daybook Editor

Contact: Embassy of Jordan -- Washington, D.C. Information Bureau, 202-265-1606; Web: http://www.jordanembassyus.org

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /U.S. Newswire/ -- His Majesty King Abdullah and Her Majesty Queen Rania will meet with a group of students and teachers from Banneker High School, the Hebrew Academy, International Saudi Academy and Cardozo Senior High School at Banneker Senior High School in Washington, D.C.. The roundtable discussion will begin at 11 AM.

Press who would like to cover this event must to 202-265-1606, or email it to jordaninfo1@aol.com no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2005. Please note that only media with valid press credentials will have access to the event. For more information call the Jordan Information Bureau at 202-265-1606.

http://press.arrivenet.com/assets/img/ad_hdr.gifhttp://press.arrivenet.com/assets/img/spcr.gifMedia registration for TV begins at 9:30 A.M and for print at 10:30 A.M. The event will take place at the Banneker High School's library: 800 Euclid St N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001.

His Majesty King Abdullah and Her Majesty Queen Rania will meet with students from The Hebrew Academy, the International Saudi Academy, and Banneker High School, in an effort to open a dialogue with youth on peace, tolerance and interfaith coexistence. His Majesty King Abdullah's visit to the United States will focus on the intra-Islamic, interfaith initiative Jordan is leading, which aims to build bridges of peace and understanding among people throughout the world, including religious and political leaders, academics, and policymakers as well as youth. After meeting with the students, King Abdullah will address the Catholic University of America Law School (Title of speech-Traditional Islam: the Path to Peace). King Abdullah will also meet with Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders in the United States during his visit.



http://press.arrivenet.com/pol/article.php/691256.html

Little_star 09-10-2005 05:22 AM

King Abdullah: Israel has peace partner in PA gv't

Associated Press, THE JERUSALEM POST Sep. 9, 2005



The Palestinian government can put a stop to the chaos raging on its violent streets and negotiate peace with Israel, but only with international help, Jordan's King Abdullah II told Israeli TV viewers on Friday.

"I do think you do have a partner for peace, but again, I think all of us, whether it's Jordan, Israel or the international community, we have to strengthen the (Palestinian Authority) because there are going to be extremists on either side that want to derail the process," Abdullah said in an interview with Israel TV recorded in Amman. Given support, the Palestinian effort can fend off efforts to destabilize it, he added, singling out the need to strenghten the Palestinian police.
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satelli...=1126232464746

polop 09-10-2005 01:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Little_star
Media Notice: His Majesty King Abdullah II, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordanto Visit Banneker Academic High School Tuesday, Sept. 13Distribution Source : U.S. Newswire

Date : Friday, September 09, 2005

http://press.arrivenet.com/assets/img/spcr.gifTo: National and International desks, Daybook Editor

Contact: Embassy of Jordan -- Washington, D.C. Information Bureau, 202-265-1606; Web: http://www.jordanembassyus.org

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /U.S. Newswire/ -- His Majesty King Abdullah and Her Majesty Queen Rania will meet with a group of students and teachers from Banneker High School, the Hebrew Academy, International Saudi Academy and Cardozo Senior High School at Banneker Senior High School in Washington, D.C.. The roundtable discussion will begin at 11 AM.

Press who would like to cover this event must to 202-265-1606, or email it to jordaninfo1@aol.com no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, 2005. Please note that only media with valid press credentials will have access to the event. For more information call the Jordan Information Bureau at 202-265-1606.

http://press.arrivenet.com/assets/img/ad_hdr.gifhttp://press.arrivenet.com/assets/img/spcr.gifMedia registration for TV begins at 9:30 A.M and for print at 10:30 A.M. The event will take place at the Banneker High School's library: 800 Euclid St N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001.

His Majesty King Abdullah and Her Majesty Queen Rania will meet with students from The Hebrew Academy, the International Saudi Academy, and Banneker High School, in an effort to open a dialogue with youth on peace, tolerance and interfaith coexistence. His Majesty King Abdullah's visit to the United States will focus on the intra-Islamic, interfaith initiative Jordan is leading, which aims to build bridges of peace and understanding among people throughout the world, including religious and political leaders, academics, and policymakers as well as youth. After meeting with the students, King Abdullah will address the Catholic University of America Law School (Title of speech-Traditional Islam: the Path to Peace). King Abdullah will also meet with Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders in the United States during his visit.



http://press.arrivenet.com/pol/article.php/691256.html

To me, it's just another excuse to visit the U.S.

Little_star 09-10-2005 02:03 PM

"To me, it's just another excuse to visit the U.S."

Well I wouldn't have expected anything different

polop 09-10-2005 03:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Little_star
"To me, it's just another excuse to visit the U.S."

Well I wouldn't have expected anything different

Umm, OK? What is that suppose to mean?:cool: Why don't you say what you really mean???

Tami_T 09-10-2005 05:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Little_star
"To me, it's just another excuse to visit the U.S."

Well I wouldn't have expected anything different


Maybe could you light up us about the purpouse of this visit:confused: ?,otherwise I agree with polop;)

Tami_T 09-10-2005 05:50 PM

I've find an interesting article sent by a member in the "Royals" forum,where is quoted king abdallah of jordan by a serious politic analyst and observer as a dictator



Sunday, September 4, 2005


WASHINGTON -- Over a lifetime, Bill Clinton has exhibited a number of irresistible urges. One, more acceptable than others, was to be inaugurated, which, according to my dictionary, means commencing some office with ceremonies and ritual.
According to Bill, he inaugurated himself into marijuana smoking -- but not inhaling -- at Oxford University in England. Five years later, he was sworn in as attorney general of Arkansas, then five times as governor of the state and twice as president of the United States.

Now in 2005, Bill Clinton is looking for a new job with a beautiful new inauguration.

Destination NYC


It will all start with the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City on Sept. 15. And for three days it will bring together what Bill's spin doctors describe as "the world best minds and most distinguished problem-solvers."

We all know how they can lie.

Mark Twain put words into Clinton's mouth when he wrote in Huckleberry Finn, "Hain't we got all the fools in town on our side? And, ain't that a big enough majority in any town?"

Certainly the Clintonistas have tasked themselves with some major problems. In three days, they will offer "immediate practical solutions" on:


how to reduce poverty
how to use religion as a force for conflict resolution
how to combat climate change
and how to strengthen governance throughout the world.

With Bill Clinton as ringmaster, thumping the circus drum and conning the chumps and dupes into the big top, it is time to pay some close attention to the myriad scalawags who will congregate at the Sheraton Hotel on New York's West Side.

There will be Jacques Chirac, soon to face re-election and become former president of France; Tony Blair, who, unbelievably, is serving a third term as Britain's prime minister and as Clinton's performing poodle; Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria's president, who can teach any Western politician tricks on how to privatize state funds into their very private bank accounts; and the truly sinister Paul Kagame, the Tutsi who became president of Rwanda.

Kagame, a part of the chaos and violence in Rwanda, was chosen for the presidency of that sad country by his neighbor, President Yoweri Museveni -- best known to the U.S. military as "Little Darling" in Uganda.

With these four guests, Bill Clinton has brought together a tarnished, intrigue-ridden band of experts who have all eliminated poverty, pollution and hunger from their own lives. Their double-dealing has made chicanery the order of the day. To bring individuals like Kagame and Obasanjo to America to talk about "good governance" is a sick joke.

Cue the clowns

But, there are many more willing to work for the next Clinton inauguration.

Clinton, as every fairground shill knows, has to bring out the clowns. And he has them in abundance.

There is his old Vice President Al Gore, now billed as the super-environmentalist and -- hold the laughs -- renowned for government cost-cutting.

Joining Al the Remarkable is Kofi Annan, embroiled in the United Nations' oil-for-food scandal.

Joining them as straight man is Robert Rubin, who ran the U.S. Treasury, invented a voodoo mix known as "Rubinomics" and retired to Wall Street before the economy turned sour.

Also attending is Gareth Evans, a former Australian foreign minister, now presiding over the International Crisis Group, who has never found a crisis that Democrats can't turn into a catastrophe.

The role of chief clown was reserved for John Kerry's money machine and supporter of many strange and varied causes, George Soros. Who better than he to sound his own horn and lead the parade?

Naturally, a Clinton circus has to have a lady in tights and spangles on horseback. Madonna was not available, so the job went to Kosovo Queen, also known as Madeleine Albright, who turned Washington's once prestigious Foggy Bottom into a laughingstock.

'Prize acts'

The really prize acts include the Monarch of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, best known as King Abdullah, whose claim to fame is that he once said, "True Islam supports a democratic environment," then, at once, proceeded to crush any attempt to discuss the rights of his citizens.

Also attending will be the prime minister of Bangladesh, the Begum (Widow) Khaleda Zia, whose country is characterized, even by our wimpish State Department, as "poor, overpopulated, ill-governed and corrupt."

Among the speakers will be the Bangladeshi "Robin Hood," as comic relief, whose true name is Mohammad Yunus, founder of a bank that believes credit is a human right. Sure, he lends money, but ask where it comes from and you will find that it is donations from wealthy individuals and governments to Yunus, some of which he lends on strict repayment terms.

Bill Clinton is bored and on the loose, looking for an inauguration. Once again, he will remember and act on Mark Twain's advice: "Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it!"

Credit: Dateline D.C. is written by a Washington-based British journalist and political observer.

Webpage

Tami_T 09-10-2005 05:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tami_T

The really prize acts include the Monarch of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, best known as King Abdullah, whose claim to fame is that he once said, "True Islam supports a democratic environment," then, at once, proceeded to crush any attempt to discuss the rights of his citizens.



Webpage



I totally agree,all for QR and KA is about presenting a polished and fake image;)

Humera 09-10-2005 07:22 PM

Does anyone know the date KA will be meeting the Pope? I believe it's this month.

Humera 09-10-2005 07:33 PM

I guess I should've had a look at Jordan Times first

King heads to Vatican today

Monarch to join United Nations World Summit in New York

AMMAN (JT) His Majesty King Abdullah is expected to leave today for the Vatican City on a one-day visit before heading to the US to join world leaders at a UN summit, a senior Royal Court official said Saturday.

In New York, King Abdullah will join the September 14-16 UN World Summit, expected to be the largest gathering of world leaders in history with an estimated 171 participants are scheduled to attend.

http://www.jordantimes.com/sun/homenews/homenews1.htm

I guess he'll be meeting the Pope alone, at least the article doesnt mention QR

Little_star 09-11-2005 09:59 AM

"Umm, OK? What is that suppose to mean?:cool: Why don't you say what you really mean???"

It's an obvious statement, your comments regarding Rania and Abdullah are always in the same vein and incredibly predictable.

rchainho 09-11-2005 11:40 AM

http://press.arrivenet.com/pol/article.php/691256.html

Media Notice: His Majesty King Abdullah II, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordanto Visit Banneker Academic High School Tuesday, Sept. 13

Humera 09-11-2005 04:40 PM

King, Queen Arrive in Rome

Rome/Sep.11(Petra)-- Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah arrived in Rome on the outset of a working tour that includes the Vatican and the United States of America. In Rome, Their Majesties are expected to meet with Pope Benedict XVI on Monday before heading for the US to join world leaders at the UN summit.
http://www.petra.gov.jo/nepras/2005/Sep/11/27442000.htm

mirsada 09-12-2005 05:50 AM



AMMAN (AFP) - Jordan's King Abdullah II left for the Vatican for talks with Pope Benedict XVI ahead of a trip to the United States to attend the UN summit on reform, officials said. The monarch is due to meet the pope on Monday for talks on promoting inter-faith ties, according to a statement from the royal court carried by state-run Petra news agency said.

"The meeting will be an opportunity to to promote inter-faith dialogue and affirm the noble humanitarian values to confront extremism and terrorism and attempts to undermine the real image of Islam," it said.

In July, the Jordanian monarch hosted an international conference to help improve the image of Islam.

In New York the Jordanian monarch will address the September 14-16 UN summit on "Jordan's key role to achieve regional and international peace and stability", it added.

He is also due to meet Christian, Muslim and Jewish religious leaders as well as other figures to stress home the message that "Islam is a religion of tolerance, peace and mutual respect," it said.

King Abdullah is also due to attend an international conference hosted by former US president Bill Clinton in New York before heading to Washington for talks with senior administration officials.

American news agencies are wigging over the fact that KAbdullah doesn't want to kiss or touch the Pope's ring. Different religion and culture.

fanletizia 09-12-2005 07:55 AM

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Kings with Pope

From getty

micas 09-12-2005 08:28 AM

Oh, the Queen is in black, very elegant, but in the last time she go visit the pope she not go in white?
Well, thanks for the pics.

Tami_T 09-12-2005 09:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by micas
Oh, the Queen is in black, very elegant, but in the last time she go visit the pope she not go in white?
Well, thanks for the pics.


yes,she was in white last time,but that was a big "faux pas" since she's not a catholic queen;)

lil Monkey 09-12-2005 09:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tami_T
yes,she was in white last time,but that was a big "faux pas" since she's not a catholic queen;)

How come wearing white to the Vatican is a "faux pas"? Sorry I am not aware of how things go, when visiting a church or meeting the pope :o

BTW I love her suit it's very classy.

Did anyone notice that in the pics they focus in Rania and completely ignore KA's presence?


Tami_T 09-12-2005 09:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lil Monkey
How come wearing white to the Vatican is a "faux pas"? Sorry I am not aware of how things go, when visiting a church or meeting the pope :o




The protocol of vatican orders that only the catholic queens should wear white outfits while meeting the pope ,covering their hair,while the other royals including crown princesses should wear black wear.

I don't know if Rania was obliged to wear again this black oufit since she's not an european or catholic royal


Quote:

Originally Posted by lil Monkey

Did anyone notice that in the pics they focus in Rania and completely ignore KA's presence?


Yes, you are right,maybe Rania is the one who's ruling Jordan not king abdalla:confused:


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