Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Attends National Day Celebration

  December 3, 2010 at 12:50 am by

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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended today the telebrations of the thirty-ninth anniversary of National Day that was held at Zayed University. The event was attended by His Highness Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, HE Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research HE Abdul … Continue reading

Queen Rania Honors the Kingdom’s Best Teachers for 2010

  December 2, 2010 at 9:15 am by

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Queen Rania of Jordan has sponsored the 5th annual celebration of “Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education” (QRAEE) and honored the 22 winners who are the best teachers in the kingdom for the year 2010. During the ceremony which took place at the Cultural Palace in Al Hussein Sports City, Her Majesty handed out the teachers’ trophies and certificates of the award. She later met and thanked all the … Continue reading

King Abdullah’s British Grandfather Dies

  December 2, 2010 at 8:48 am by

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Colonel Walter Percy Gardiner, the British grandfather of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, has passed away at Princess Muna’s house on December 1, 2010 according to a statement released by the Royal Court. Walter Gardiner was born on December 12, 1914 in Standford, England. He married Doris Elizabeth Sutton (1916-1994) on December, 24, 1938. Their daughter, Antoinette Avril Gardiner, became Princess Muna Al Hussein in May 1961 after marrying the late … Continue reading

Sheikha Mozah: I would like to ask a question: When?

  December 2, 2010 at 5:18 am by

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Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned attended the FIFA’s Executive Committee for the bid 2018 or 2022 games in Zurich. Sheikha Mozah, who was dressed in a maroon colored dress that resembles the Qatari flag, gave an impressing 30-minute speech in bid for Qatar to host the 2022 games, addressing the crowd, “Mr Blatter and members of the Executive Committee, I would like … Continue reading

Royals Fashion Faceoff

  December 2, 2010 at 4:47 am by

Royal Fashion Face-Off

It’s quite normal to see celebrities in the same outfit, especially on the red carpet, but is it normal to see royals in the same outfit/piece? Yes, especially if you share one designer like Belgian designer Natan, who is worn mostly by Crown Princess Mathilde, Crown Princess Maxima and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa – they have been seen in the same piece days after one royal has been seen in … Continue reading

Statement on World Aids Day 2010

  December 1, 2010 at 4:57 pm by

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Currently the Crown Prince family is on a journey abroad. Today, on the occasion of the World Aids Day 2010, a statement of the Crown Princess was released at the Royal House’s website. In the statement Mette-Marit makes clear that positive trends in the fight against HIV/Aids can be seen in several countries, but people should double their and continue the good work. She also underlines it is important to … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip attend Royal Premiere

  December 1, 2010 at 11:33 am by

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A rare night out at the movies was in order for The Queen and Prince Phillip last night, as they attended the Royal Film Performance. This year’s chosen film was Chronicles of Narnia: The Dawn Treader, the 3rd film in the series. The Royal Film Performance is the major fundraising event of the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CBTF). The Queen is patron of the charity, which supports film and … Continue reading

Qatari Royals attend Bid Committee for Hosting World Cup 2022

  December 1, 2010 at 3:45 am by

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HH the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, and his spouse HH Sheikha Mozah Nasser al-Misnad, along with Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, chairman of the Qatar 2022 Bid Committee and the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani, will all be present today in Zurich to witness the final presentation of the Qatar Bid Committee for hosting World Cup 2022 at the … Continue reading

Princess Adela encourages women to work in Saudi

  December 1, 2010 at 3:25 am by

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Princess Adela bint Abdullah Al Saud, President of the Board of Directors of the Center, opened the Women’s Business Forum “Participation of Women in National Development 2010,” on Sunday and addressed the forum on Monday. Princess Adela spoke about how women in the Kingdom face many problems because of their traditions. “The participation of women in social development in developing countries is still not clear. Women face many challenges at … Continue reading

Prince William Campaigns for England’s 2018 World Cup Bid

  November 30, 2010 at 9:39 pm by

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Prince William is in Zurich, Switzerland where he is pushing for England’s bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. As President of the Football Association, he joined Prime Minister David Cameron and football star David Beckham for the campaign. “If we are successful, I know you will join me in welcoming back to our shores the greatest show on earth,” William said in a message to English football fans. … Continue reading

Andrea Casiraghi, the “Wildcard” of Monaco

  November 30, 2010 at 7:59 pm by

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Andrea Casiraghi has changed over the last few years; he has a cleaner, mature aspect. He also has a job in the embassy of Qatar and shows that he is very interesed in his activities in the embassy which is in Paris, France. What has happened to “the Rebel Angel” of Monaco? Andrea attended American University of Paris, after attending McGill University in Canada for a semester. He studied international … Continue reading

Crown Princess Maxima visits Nijkerk

  November 30, 2010 at 4:35 pm by

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Today, November 30, Princess Maxima was in Nijkerk at the final session of the ‘Best Buddies’. Best Buddies (Beste Maatjes) is a program of the Orange Fund to put the work of buddies, mentors and coaches on the map and to recruit new volunteers. Buddies are volunteers who support someone for a long time in learning new knowledge or skills. There are language buddies, mentors who support young people in … Continue reading

Princess Maxima attends Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize 2010

  November 30, 2010 at 6:56 am by

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On Monday in the afternoon, Princess Maxima handed out the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund Award 2010 in Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam. The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century received the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund Award for 2010. The orchestra was founded in 1981 by Frans Bruggen and consists of 60 members from 23 countries. The orchestra performs authentic masterpieces by composers from the eighteenth and early nineteenth century (including … Continue reading

Jordan’s King Opens 16th Parliament Session

  November 29, 2010 at 8:23 pm by

King Abdullah at the opening

On November 28, 2010 King Abdullah II of Jordan inaugurated the first ordinary session of the 16th Parliament in Amman with a Speech from the Throne. The Monarch dissolved the previous lower house of Parliament in November 2009, two years before the completion of its four-year term, after media allegations about corruption among MPs. During his speech the King said that the Parliament could “amend” a temporary election law “as … Continue reading

Märtha Louise on German TV

  November 29, 2010 at 4:00 pm by

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Last weekend Princess Märtha Louise attended a television entertainment show in Germany to promote her book “Meet your Guardian Angel”. On November 27th the Norwegian Princess was welcomed by TV host Florian Silbereisen during the show ’100 000 lights’ in Suhl. Princess Märtha and her co-writer Elisabeth Samnoy have been promoting their new book in several European cities lately. They have been in Brugge/Belgium, Stockholm/Sweden, Amsterdam/the Netherlands as well as … Continue reading

Dubai Ruler & Crown Prince meet Mission Impossible Team

  November 29, 2010 at 5:24 am by

Sheikh Mohammed with Tom Cruise

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met with the stars and crew of Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol in Dubai. The meeting came after the team have finished filming the movie in Dubai. The team has spent about a month filming in Dubai as one of the locations for the movie. Tom Cruise, director Brad Bird and producers Jeffrey Chernov and Bryan Burk thanked Sheikh Mohammed for the warm … Continue reading

Queen Beatrix attended the opening of the DeLaMar Theater

  November 28, 2010 at 5:56 pm by

Queen Beatrix at the theatre

On Sunday evening, Queen Beatrix was present at the opening of the DeLaMar Theatre in Amsterdam. The theater was built at the initiative of the Van den Ende foundation, the cultural fund of Joop and Janine van den Ende. Joop van den Ende and Janine and their children, Iris and Vincent, received the Queen. The DeLaMar theater was founded in 1947 and named after actress and comedian Fien de la … Continue reading

Swedish Royals host Riksdag Supper

  November 28, 2010 at 4:17 pm by

The royal family at the parliament dinner

On Wednesday 24 November, The King and Queen hosted a supper for the members of the Riksdag at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The King and Queen, The Crown Princess Couple and Princess Madeleine began the evening by welcoming all the members. The 400 or so guests then gathered in the Hall of State for a concert. The supper was held in the Banqueting Rooms and the Bernadotte Apartments at … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth & Prince Phillip visit Oman

  November 28, 2010 at 3:34 pm by

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Day 1, After a two day visit to Abu Dhabi, the next stop for The Queen and Prince Phillip was Muscat, Oman. Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said welcomed the couple when they arrived at the airport. The formal arrival ceremony was held at the Gates to Old Muscat. It was then off to Al Alam Palace for a welcome coffee ceremony. The event of the afternoon was the opening of … Continue reading

Princess Lalla Salma opens the exhibition ‘Yves Saint Laurent and Morocco’

  November 28, 2010 at 5:55 am by

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Friday night in Marrakech, Princess Lalla Salma attended the inauguration ceremony of ‘Yves Saint Laurent and Morocco’ exhibition organized at the Museum of the Majorelle Garden under the patronage of King Mohammed VI. The Princess visited the different shelves and areas of this exhibition which comprises 44 creations by this world-famous fashion designer sumptuously accessorized and accompanied by a series of pictures documents and sketches. The exhibition presents a very-well … Continue reading

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