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Jordanian Royals Mark The Opening of Parliament

  November 12, 2017 at 4:48 pm by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has inaugurated on Sunday the eighteenth Parliament session and delivered a speech from the throne. Upon his arrival to the parliament complex in the capital Amman, the King was accompanied by his eldest son, Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II. Following the official welcoming ceremony, His Majesty moved to the Parliament Hall where he addressed senators, representatives and the government, urging them to be self-reliant. His Majesty added, … Continue reading

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King Abdullah And Queen Rania Open A Cancer Hospital Extension

  September 13, 2017 at 11:00 pm by

His Majesty King Abdullah and Her Majesty Queen Rania inaugurated the new buildings of the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) today in Amman, Jordan. King Abdullah and Queen Rania who were accompanied by Princess Ghida Talal, chairperson of the board of trustees of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Centre, toured the facilities along with two children Dalal and Abdullah, who are currently receiving treatment at the KHCC. During the … Continue reading

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King and Queen of Jordan To Pay State Visit To The Netherlands

  September 5, 2017 at 6:38 am by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Queen Rania will be paying a state visit to The Netherlands this coming November, it has been announced this morning. The couple have been invited by King Willem-Alexander to “confirm the excellent bilateral relations” between the two countries, with the aim of the visit to “widen and intensify economic cooperation”. King Abdullah and Queen Rania previously paid a state visit to The Netherlands back in … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Crown Prince Graduates from Sandhurst

  August 11, 2017 at 7:37 pm by

Proud parents King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan attended on Friday the Sovereign’s Parade at the Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst. The couple witnessed the graduation parade of their eldest son, Crown Prince Hussein, who officially completed a year of intensive military training at the prestegious Academy. Prince Hussein, 23, is currently holding the rank of first lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces. He graduated last year from … Continue reading

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King Abdullah Visits France For Meeting With Macron

  June 19, 2017 at 4:40 pm by

The King of Jordan was in Paris on Monday for bilateral talks with the new French President, Emmanuel Macron, at Élysées Palace. The two leaders discussed the “importance of continuing coordination and consultation between Jordan and France on issues of mutual interest”. One of the major topic of discussion was sharing of intelligence and cooperation between the two countries to combat terrorism and extremism. King Abdullah and President Macron both reiterated the … Continue reading

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Jordanian Monarch Assists In Putting Out Fire Near Amman

  June 19, 2017 at 5:47 am by

Arab social media activists have circulated a video this Sunday showing Jordan’s King Abdullah II helping the Jordanian Army and civil defence teams as they put out a fire that broke out in Kamaliyeh, near the Royal Palace in Amman. The King appeared in the video carrying a fire extinguisher on his shoulder and passing it to the fire brigade onsite. He later Tweeted and thanked various participants for all the efforts they had made to … Continue reading

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Abdullah and Rania Celebrate 24 Years of Marriage

  June 10, 2017 at 5:57 am by

Saturday June 10th marks the twenty-fourth wedding anniversary of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan. The couple were married in a lavish ceremony held at Zahran Palace in 1993. On February 7, 1999 King Abdullah II ascended the throne following the death of his father, the late King Hussein. He named his wife Rania as Queen in a Royal Decree issued in March the same year. The couple have … 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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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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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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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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Flashback Friday: King Abdullah II As A Toddler

  March 24, 2017 at 8:00 am by

March 24, 1964: Photographs show a two-year-old Prince Abdullah of Jordan (later King Abdullah II) at his home in Amman, reading a picture book and posing with his mother, Princess Muna, and younger brother, Prince Faisal.

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King Abdullah Meets With British Prime Minister

  March 1, 2017 at 5:24 am by

The King of Jordan had a meeting with Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday March 1. Both expressed the desire for the relationship between Jordan and the UK to continue to grow in the years to come, as there is a “long tradition of working together” according to Prime Minister May. King Abdullah also met with members of the Houses of Lords and Commons, with whom … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Offers Valentine’s Wishes On Instagram

  February 14, 2017 at 10:56 pm by

The Queen of Jordan has wished her 2.8million Instagram followers a Happy Valentine’s Day, posting a photograph of herself and her husband King Abdullah with a cake topped with red roses. “May your hearts and homes always be filled with love and peace,” Queen Rania captioned the photograph. ربنا يجعل قلوبكم وبيوتكم دائما عامرة بالحب #حب ❤ May your hearts and homes always be filled with love and peace #Love … Continue reading

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King Abdullah The First Monarch To Meet With President Trump

  February 3, 2017 at 10:35 am by

The King of Jordan has been in Washington, D.C. this week, meeting with various Congress members, officials and organisations. On his last day in the US, the King had a brief meeting with the new US President, Donald Trump, at the National Prayer Breakfast at the Hilton International. He is the first monarch, and Arab leader, to meet President Trump. King Abdullah and President Trump discussed the relationship between Jordan and … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II & His Son Hashem Celebrate Birthdays

  January 30, 2017 at 7:28 am by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his youngest child, Prince Hashem, celebrate their birthdays on January 30. The king turns fifty-five while his son turns twelve years old. Queen Rania published a sweet photo for both her husband and son and commented wishing her two loves ‘Happy Birthday’. So did King Abdullah and Queen Rania’s elder son, Crown Prince Hussein, who shared two photos of him with his father and brother on Instagram. King Abdullah II … Continue reading

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King Abdullah And Queen Rania’s Last Day In Australia

  November 25, 2016 at 11:50 pm by

On day 3 of Their Majesties visit to Australia, there were a few events which they attended. The first event of the day was King Abdullah attending a military exercise which was carried out by the Australian Army. جلالة الملك عبدالله الثاني يحضر في سيدني تمرينا عسكريا نفذته إحدى وحدات الجيش الأسترالي His Majesty King Abdullah II attends a military exercise performed by one of the units of the Australian … Continue reading

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