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Princess Alia Bint Al Hussein of Jordan thanks the public for their support after the death of her mother

Princess Alia Bint Al Hussein of Jordan has released a statement thanking everyone for their support and condolences after the death of her mother, Jordan’s former Queen, Dina bint Abdul-Hamid who died at the age of 89 on 21 August 2019. Alia is the eldest child of the late King Hussein and half-sister of Jordan’s current monarch, King Abdullah. Dina was buried, as part of Muslim…
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Jordan's former Queen dies at the age of 89

Jordan’s former Queen, Dina bint Abdul-Hamid, died in the early hours of Wednesday morning at the age of 89. Dina was the first wife of the late King Hussein and like many children of Arab aristocratic families, she was sent to a boarding school in England. She…
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A look at the Jordanian line of succession

Continuing our summer series on the lines of succession to the world’s monarchies, we are looking at the line of succession to the Jordanian throne, which operates under agnatic primogeniture. Specifically, the line of succession is governed by Article 28 of…
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Sheikh Mohammed and Princess Haya say court case concerns their children, not divorce

The court battle between Princess Haya of Jordan, 45, and her 70-year-old multimillion-dollar husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – the Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai is regarding their children. After international publicity over a rumoured divorce and Haya fleeing Dubai to seek asylum in the UK, the couple released a statement through the high court on Thursday…
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Royal Weddings: King Abdullah II and Queen Rania

On 10 June 1993, then-Prince Abdullah married Rania al Yassin in a traditional Muslim ceremony in Amman. The 31-year-old Prince and his 22-year-old fiancé had only been dating for a few months, after meeting at a dinner party in August of 1992, when they became engaged in…
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Royals of Jordan celebrate Independence Day

The Jordanian Royal Family celebrated Jordan’s Independence Day yesterday. The entire family turned out with the exception of Princess Iman, who had returned to university before the event. Iman, 22, studies at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. King Abdullah, Queen Rania, Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Salma, and Prince Hashem all attended the festivities for the 73rd Independence Day at…
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Taking a peek at the collective 2018 royal Christmas greetings

As it is Christmas Eve, let us take a look at the royal Christmas greetings sent out by the royals this year. In Britain, Clarence House released this year’s Christmas card featuring a summer picture taken by Hugo Burnand in the garden of Clarence House. Embed from Getty Images Kensington Palace also released the photos that will be on the Christmas cards of the Cambridge family and the…
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