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Jordanian royals thank public for condolences after Prince Muhammed's death

The Royal Hashemite Court has released a statement thanking all those who have expressed condolences over the death of King Abdullah’s uncle, Prince Muhammed. The Royal Court said: “By the order of His Majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, the Royal Hashemite Court extends thanks and gratitude to all Jordanians and friends from Arab and foreign countries who have expressed…
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Queen Rania pays visit to Al Yusra Women Charity Society

Queen Rania of Jordan visited the Al Yusra Women Charity Society on Monday in Madaba. The Queen paid the visit to learn more about women’s economic empowerment programmes and to see how they are helping improve local families’ livelihoods. Her Majesty spoke to the board of directors, including Society President, Ibtisam Al Shu’ara, who informed her about their work and…
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President Biden speaks to King Abdullah following potential coup

There has been a lot of uncertainty over the past week about the political situation in Jordan, one of the most stable states in the Middle East. The small Middle Eastern monarchy is said to have been subjected to a planned coup that was averted. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, spoke to the King of Jordan in a phone call on Wednesday. The US President wanted to make it clear that…
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Saudi Arabia condemns coup attempt in Jordan as former head of Jordanian Royal Household is arrested

The Royal House of Saudi Arabia has condemned an apparent coup attempt against King Abdullah, saying they “stand by” Jordan’s monarch. Around 20 individuals have been attested in Jordan for “security reasons.” Among those arrested is Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, Jordan’s former royal envoy to Saudi Arabia. A Saudi royal spokesperson said: “The Kingdom stands…
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