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King and Queen of Jordan Send Wishes for 2015

  December 22, 2014 at 11:08 am by

As they do each year, King Abdullah II and Queen Rania have sent a card to congratulate the New Year. This year they have chosen a family picture where they posed with their four children: Crown Prince Hussein (20), Prince Hashem (10), Princess Iman (18) and Princess Salma (14), unlike last year when Prince Hussein sent a picture of him with his brother. The whole family wears clothes in white … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King and Queen In France

  September 21, 2014 at 4:55 am by

His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah were on a two day working visit to Paris, France. On day one of the visit, Queen Rania met today with UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at the UNESCO’s headquarters. Dressed in a lovely pant suit and heels by Elie Saab and Louis Vuitton bag see here, Her Majesty discussed education in Jordan and the Arab world and the the … Continue reading

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Abdullah & Rania of Jordan Attend Daughter’s Graduation

  June 4, 2014 at 11:03 pm by

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan celebrated today the graduation of their elder daughter, Princess Iman bint Abdullah, from high school in Amman. The King  and Queen proudly ascended the platform and handed over the high school completion diplomas to Princess Iman and her classmates during a lavish ceremony held at the International Academy of Amman (IAA) school campus. The graduation ceremony was also attended by the Princess’s … Continue reading

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King and Queen of Jordan Celebrate Independence Day

  May 26, 2014 at 10:00 pm by

On Monday, King Abdullah II of Jordan attended the ceremony to mark the 68th anniversary of the Kingdom’s independence. As in the three previous years, the ceremony took place at Raghadan Palace in Amman. Upon arrival at the site of the celebration, the King was received by Crown Prince Hussein, the Royal Court chief and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, Senate President Abdul Raouf … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Recieve Pope Francis

  May 25, 2014 at 4:09 am by

Upon his arrival to the Jordanian capital of Amman, the first step in his Holy Land pilgrimage, His Holiness Pope Francis was welcomed at the airport by Prince Ghazi bin Mohamad, the King’s special envoy and Senior Advisor for Religious and Cultural Affairs, as well as representatives of churches, dozens of journalists and Jordanian citizens. At Al Husseiniyeh Palace, Pope Francis was greeted by 21-gun salute and guards of honour in … Continue reading

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Emir Of Qatar Visits Jordan

  April 1, 2014 at 4:31 am by

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani paid a one day official visit to Jordan where he met with King Abdullah II on March 30. The Emir was welcomed at at the Marka Airport by His Majesty King Abdullah II and Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein. The two leaders then left for Basman Palace where a lunch took place for the Emir and his delegation. The Emir of Qatar … Continue reading

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False Reports On Emergency Landing For King Abdullah II’s Helicopter

  February 9, 2014 at 2:07 am by

The Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan has denied press reports which had spread yesterday regarding an emergency landing for a helicopter carring King Abdullah II of Jordan during his visit to Mexico. The court stated through Petra news agency and on the official twitter accout that there was no emergency landing. The statement also said that the King’s helicopter had changed its direction on Friday due to bad weather conditions … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King Starts Working Visit to Mexico & United States

  February 5, 2014 at 5:14 am by

King Abdullah II of Jordan has started a working visit to Mexico upon an invitation by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. In Mexico, the King will hold talks with the Mexican President as well as political and economic leaders. After his visit to Mexico, King Abdullah will head to the United States where he is scheduled to hold talks with the U.S. President Barack Obama in California. The last stop … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King & Queen Visit King Hussein Cancer Centre

  January 31, 2014 at 10:45 pm by

Accompanied by his wife, Queen Rania, King Abdullah II of Jordan spent part of his birthday, which was marked yesterday, visiting young patients at King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC), in Amman. The royal couple toured the centre’s several divisions including the Intensive Care Unit where Their Majesties checked on the condition of the children being treated there. During the visit, King Abdullah II ordered that the best available health care … Continue reading

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King Abdullah, Prince Hashem Celebrate Their Birthdays Today

  January 30, 2014 at 8:41 am by

Its not one birthday celebration today but two for King Abdullah II’s family. Today, January 30, both King Abdullah and Prince Hashem share the same birthdays. King Abdullah II bin al-Hussein was born on 30 January 1962 in Jordan. His parents are the late King Hussein and a British mother, Princess Muna al-Hussein. King Abdullah became King of Jordan on February 7, 1999 when his father King Hussein passed away. … Continue reading

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Third Marriage For Prince Feisal Of Jordan

  January 5, 2014 at 3:13 am by

His Royal Highness Prince Feisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan tied the knot for the third time on Saturday to Jordanian radio presenter, Miss Zina Lubbadeh. Prince Feisal who is 50 years old is the second son of the late King Hussein and younger brother of His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan. He was married twice previously and has four children from his first marriage to Princess Alia Tabbaa … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Royal Family Enjoys Lunch Outside

  December 24, 2013 at 2:51 am by

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan were seen last Saturday enjoying a family lunch meal at a local restaurant in Amman city. The royal couple, who were accompanied by their eldest son Crown Prince Hussein and daughters Princesses Iman and Salma, ordered grills and humos dishes (a local middle eastern dish) as per the Queen’s twitter. Queen Rania shared a few photos of the royal lunch outside the … Continue reading

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Abdullah & Rania Mark Late King’s Birthday

  November 14, 2013 at 9:32 pm by

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania visited on Thursday the tomb of the late King Hussein bin Talal on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of his birth. During the visit, the king and queen were accompanied by their children, Princess Iman, Princess Salma and Prince Hashem. Upon his arrival to the Royal Mausoleums, King Abdullah reviewed the honor guard who recieved him. After that, King Abdullah and his family moved … Continue reading

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Jordan Royals Support Their National Football Team

  November 14, 2013 at 6:18 am by

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan joined thousands of their citizens yesterday, attending part of the Jordanian national football match against Uruguay that took place in Amman International Stadium. The King and Queen were accompanied by their daughter Princess Iman and son Prince Hashem. They arrived to the stadium at the begining of the second half. The match was the first leg qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II To Visit Saudi Arabia

  October 21, 2013 at 10:51 am by

King Abdullah II of Jordan will pay a short visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on today. During the visit, the King will hold talks with the Saudi monarch, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, covering the latest developments in the region as Petra News Agency reported. The news agency statement did not reveal any further details regarding the visit. King Abdullah II has visited Saudi Arabia several times … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Celebrate Eid Al Adha

  October 15, 2013 at 10:49 am by

Accompanied by his brother, Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein, King Abdullah II of Jordan attended the Eid Al Adha prayer which was purfomed this morning to celebrate the happy occasion. The ceremony took place at Al Sharif Al Hussein bin Ali Mosque in Aqaba City and was attended by crowds of worshippers, including senior government and military officials. On this happy occasion, Petra News Agency announced yesterday cables of good … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II To Start A State Visit & Working Visit Next Week

  September 8, 2013 at 12:11 pm by

Next week, His Majesty King Abdullah II will pay a state visit to China and then will head to New York on a working visit. In China, King Abdullah will hold talks with President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders on ongoing situations in the region and international issues. In New York, King Abdullah will lead a delegation to the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly. While attending the … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King & Queen Visit The Vatican

  August 30, 2013 at 3:31 am by

His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah arrived to the Vatican on Wednesday August 28 on a working visit. On August 29, King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al-Abdullah held talks with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The two leaders talked about efforts to bring about peace in the Middle East and the latest developments in the Middle East. King Abdullah also met with Cardinal Tarsiso … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II Visits The UK

  June 18, 2013 at 6:08 am by

His Majesty King Abdullah II is starting a working visit to the United Kingdom today. His Majesty is scheduled to hold talks with the Prime Minister David Cameron, Foreign Minister William Hague and with a few members of the British Parliament committees. On the agenda of talks is the latest developments in the Middle East, Syria and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. King Abdullah is also scheduled to give a lecture at the … Continue reading

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King Abdullah and Queen Rania Celebrate 20th Wedding Anniversary

  June 10, 2013 at 6:00 am by

The King and Queen of Jordan celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary today. The oldest son of the late King Hussein, Prince Abdullah, met Rania Yassin in August 1992 at a dinner held at the home of his sister, Princess Aisha. Six months later, on February 22, 1993 Prince Abdullah and Rania announced their engagement. Both families celebrated the Al Fatiha (engagement ceremony) at Rania’s parent’s house, and during the ceremony … Continue reading

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