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Queen Rania Tours Al Salt City

  February 6, 2017 at 1:40 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah paid a visit to Al Salt city in Jordan. Queen Rania visited Beit Aziz, the first bed and breakfast in Al Salt. During the visit, she met with the owners and they explained how they started and how it has helped the tourism in the area. Her Majesty later joined a group of women in a workshop where she watched the teaching of Hadab … 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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Queen Rania Visits Small Income Projects

  January 23, 2017 at 1:55 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania visited the Hashemiyat Al Zarqa district in Zarqa Governorate. During the visit, Queen Rania toured a number of small income generating projects which is funded by an initiative to improve the living conditions of underprivileged families. Queen Rania toured Al Hashemiyah Women Society for Social Development. She also stopped by a business workshop which was being held by the youth development and non-profit organisation INJAZ. During … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Meets With Ivanka Trump

  January 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm by

Queen Rania of Jordan, who is enjoying a private holidays in New York, was seen on January 6 leaving Trump Tower. She had met with Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Elect of the United States, Donald Trump. They spoke about issues related to women around the world. Ivanka Trump met with Queen Rania in Trump Tower https://t.co/PLllC8zEQ2 pic.twitter.com/XHPBYQJsc9 — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) January 6, 2017

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Orient Gallery Anniversary Celebrated With Queen Rania In Attendance

  December 5, 2016 at 7:06 pm by

Jordan’s Queen Rania has helped celebrate the twentieth anniversary of Amman’s Orient Gallery, attending this evening an art exhibition highlighting pieces of art by Jordanian and Arabic artists. Wearing a black dress with zip and button detailing, Rania was shown around the exhibition, called ‘The Journey of 20 Years’ and featuring twelve artists from Jordan and seven from the wider region, by the Gallery director, Hala Jardaneh. The Gallery is … 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. Meanwhile, Queen Rania visited the Fort Street Public School. During the schools visit, Queen Rania met with students and teachers. She also toured the school and attended their assembly. Their Majesties then … Continue reading

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King Abdullah and Queen Rania’s Visit To Australia, Day 2

  November 24, 2016 at 10:30 am by

On the start of day two of their state visit to Australia, Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania visited the National Arboretum of Australia. As they arrived, they were greeted by waiting school children who they took the time to talk to and shake hands. During the visit, the Jordanian Royals were briefed about the National Arboretum, plated a tree and signed a guestbook. Later that day, Their Majesties were seen … Continue reading

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King Abdullah And Queen Rania Start State Visit To Australia

  November 23, 2016 at 12:47 pm by

Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah have started today their visit to Australia. First stop is Canberra where they first visited the the Australian War Memorial. They walked along the wall of poppies, place poppies at the Roll of Honor, and signed they both signed the guestbook. They also toured the our the First World War gallery. An official welcome ceremony took place at the Government … Continue reading

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Save The Date, Two Upcoming State Visits Not To Miss This November

  November 16, 2016 at 12:43 pm by

Two state visits this November is taking place so save the date. Starting November 23, Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah will visit Australia and New Zealand. The visit starts with their Majesties visiting Australia. Duration of the visit was not given at this time. For more on the state visit to Australia and New Zealand, visit the State visit to Australia, official visit to New Zealand: … Continue reading

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King Abdullah and Queen Rania Visit Tomb of the Late King Hussein

  November 14, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

To mark the anniversary of his birth in 1935, King Abdullah and Queen Rania have today visited the tomb of the late King Hussein bin Talal, the current King’s father. The couple said a prayer over the late King’s tomb, following an inspection of a military guard of honour by King Abdullah. King Hussein died in February 1999. Their Majesties King Abdullah II and @QueenRania visit the tomb of the … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Shines In White As She Attends A Charity Dinner

  November 13, 2016 at 8:30 pm by

Her Majesty Queen Rania attended a gala benefit dinner on Sunday which was hosted by the Jordan River Foundation (JRF). The charity dinner is to support the foundation’s Child Safety Programme and raise awareness on child abuse issues in Jordan. Her Majesty’s office released a statement saying “JRF’s continuous efforts to break the stigma associated with reporting and addressing cases of child abuse were demonstrated to the audience in a … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II Addresses Parliament

  November 7, 2016 at 12:11 pm by

His Majesty King Abdullah II opened the 1st Ordinary Session of the 18th Parliament session in Amman, Jordan. Upon arrival at the Parliament, His Majesty reviewed the guard of honor then the national anthem was played. An artillery unit fired a 21-gun salute welcoming the King. Embed from Getty Images During the opening, His Majesty gave a speech infant of the newly elected members and members of the Jordanian royal … Continue reading

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Queen Mathilde In Jordan

  October 25, 2016 at 11:59 am by

In her capacity as UN Councillor for Sustainable Development, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde started, on Sunday October 23, a humanitarian working visit to Jordan accompanied by Alexander De Croo, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation of Belgium. Upon her arrival in Amman, the Queen was received by the Jordan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Judeh along with Minister De Croo and Hendrik Van de Velde, Belgian Ambassador to … Continue reading

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Jordan’s King Awarded German Peace Prize

  October 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

King Abdullah II of Jordan has been awarded the Westphalian Peace Prize 2016 in the German town of Muenster. Jordan’s King was awarded the historic award for his continues support to peace in the Middle East and the support of his country on the migrant policies. At the ceremony, German President Joachim Gauck said about King Abdullah II , “You and your people have set the standard for humanitarianism and humanity.” … Continue reading

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A Busy Day for King Abdullah II & Queen Rania of Jordan

  August 30, 2016 at 2:53 pm by

Accompanied by his wife Queen Rania, King Abdullah II of Jordan started his busy schedule this Monday by recieving a group of Jordanian students, who obtained the highest scores in the General Secondary Certificate Exam (tawjihi). During the reception, which took place at the Royal Offices in Al Husseiniyeh Palace, the King and Queen proudly discussed and praised the students for their great academic progress and achievements. Following the Tawjihi … Continue reading

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Jordanian U17 Female Soccer Team Gets Training Visit From Queen Rania

  August 23, 2016 at 4:51 pm by

Queen Rania of Jordan stopped by the Amman Stadium today to visit the training session of the country’s Under 17s Women’s National Football Team, who are currently preparing for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup that is going to be hosted in Jordan in September and October. The Queen wished the team well for the tournament, which is the first tournament of its kind to be hosted in the Middle East. The … Continue reading

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Jordanian Royals Celebrate Their Country’s First Ever Olympic Medal

  August 19, 2016 at 5:42 pm by

Although they were not present in Rio, Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Queen Rania were delighted in sharing their nation’s joy on winning their first ever Olympic medal yesterday. King Abdullah II and his son Crown Prince Hussein were among the first to phone and congratulate the Jordanian athlete Ahmad Abughaush, 20, who made history when he won gold in the taekwondo -68kg event beating Russia’s Alexey Dinisenko 10-6. They both expressed their pride and happiness on … Continue reading

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King Abdullah & Queen Rania Attend Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

  August 7, 2016 at 7:03 pm by

Accompanied by his wife Queen Rania and as the guest of honour, King Abdullah II of Jordan attended on Sunday the 2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo which took place at the UK’s historic Edinburgh Castle in Scotland. During the event the couple watched a number of tattoos performed by military bands from different part of the world including the Jordanian bands: the Royal Jordanian Honora Guard – Silent Drill Team, the Jordanian … Continue reading

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Royals Offer Condolences To France Following Terrorist Attack in Nice

  July 16, 2016 at 7:38 am by

After the horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France on Thursday night – as the country was full of joy celebrating Bastille Day – heads of state have offered their condolences to French President François Hollande and the victims and families of the 84 people killed in the attack. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sent a message on behalf of herself and Prince Philip, offering “most sincere condolences to you, the families of … Continue reading

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Queen Rania’s Joins The International Rescue Committee Board of Directors

  June 22, 2016 at 7:20 am by

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan has joined The International Rescue Committee (IRC) as board of directors. In a statement released by the longest standing NGO which is based in New York, David Miliband, IRC President and CEO said “We are truly honored that Queen Rania has agreed to join IRC’s distinguished and active board of directors.” He went on saying, “She has an extraordinary passion for making … Continue reading

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