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Queen Rania shares home videos to mark daughters' birthdays

Queen Rania of Jordan shared home videos of her two daughters, Princesses Iman and Salma, in celebration of their birthdays. The Queen of Jordan shared the videos on her Instagram account on 26 September – Princess Salma’s 21st birthday. Princess Iman marks her 25th birthday on 27 September. Her Majesty captioned the video, “Happy birthday to my sweethearts Iman and…
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Queen Rania visits technology startup Wajeez

If you’ve ever shied away from a 15-hour-long audiobook, wishing you could get the information in a more bite-sized format, there’s an app for that. Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the offices of a technology startup that solves this problem by giving Arabic speakers summaries of nonfiction books from around the world. The Jordanian queen stopped by the offices of tech startup…
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Royal Olympians: Princess Haya of Jordan

Coming from the Middle Eastern country of Jordan, Princess Haya is the only royal from the Hashemite kingdom that has competed in the Olympics. Haya is the daughter of the late King Hussein and late Queen Alia; her half-brother, King Abdullah, is currently Jordan’s…
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King Abdullah wants political reforms in Jordan

There may be political reforms in the Middle Eastern kingdom of Jordan after the King went public this week and said he supports a reform of the nation’s political system. King Abdullah of Jordan gave his support for the efforts of the Royal Committee to Modernise the…
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Queen Rania of Jordan meets US First Lady Jill Biden

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan met with US First Lady Jill Biden on Monday evening at the White House; it was the first meeting between the two women since Mrs Biden became First Lady of the United States in January. After her meeting with Dr Biden, Queen Rania said on Instagram: “It was lovely joining U.S. First Lady Dr Jill Biden at the White House today. Her enthusiasm, warmth, and…
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King Abdullah mourns death of uncle Prince Muhammad bin Talal

Jordan’s King Abdullah II is mourning the death of his uncle, Prince Muhammad bin Talal, who died on Thursday, 29 April at the age of 80. The Royal Hashemite Court said the Prince, who was the King’s personal envoy, died in Amman. The Royal Court said in a statement: ” ‘O soul at peace! Return to your Lord, pleased, pleasing. Then enter among My servants! And enter…
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