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Queen Rania honours winners of 2019 Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education

Queen Rania joined some inspiring Jordanian educators on Monday at the Royal Cultural Palace in Amman to present the 2019 Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education (QRAEE). “Empowering the winners to serve as role models for their peers, the awards aim to motivate educators to strengthen the educational sector by reinforcing a culture of excellence,” according to the office of…
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Saudi Arabia

Lindsay Lohan has “platonic and respectful” relationship with Saudi Crown Prince

American actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, 33, has a “platonic and respectful” relationship with Saudi Arabia’s 34-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to Lohan’s father, Michael. Rumours began circulating over the summer about Lindsay Lohan’s relationship with the staunchly religious prince called MBS with some rumours going as far as to claim they were…
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Jordan

Queen Rania visits Irbid’s Bani Kinanah district

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited the Irbid Governorate’s Bani Kinanah district on Wednesday north of the capital in Amman. The Queen met representatives from the Kufrsoum Agricultural Cooperative Association for Pomegranate Producers to discuss the…
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Prince named foreign minister

A Saudi Prince has been named Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by King Salman via Royal Decree. This was part of a parital cabinet reshuffle taking place to help improve the kingdom’s image after the death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The young 44-year-old royal, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, assumed his post on 23 October 2019. He…
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Jordan

New royal baby in Jordanian Royal Family

The Jordanian Royal Family has just gotten a little bigger. King Abdullah and Queen Rania have become an uncle and an aunt once again as the King’s younger half-brother, Prince Hashim’s wife, Princess Fahdah gave birth to their fifth child. The Royal Hashemite…
Saudi Arabia

Personal bodyguard of King Salman of Saudi Arabia killed in personal dispute

King Salman of Saudi Arabia’s personal bodyguard, named as Maj. Gen. Abdulaziz Al-Fagham, was killed in a personal dispute on Saturday night. The bodyguard was shot dead at a property in Jeddah by a friend after a “personal dispute,” according to the state news agency. No further details were given regarding the incident. Saudi state television tweeted the news saying…
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