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King Abdullah of Jordan gives extensive interview with France 24

King Abdullah of Jordan gave an extensive interview to France 24’s Marc Perelman. France 24 is a state-owned news network that is wholly owned by the French government. The interview covered many complex foreign relations issues from the recent developments in Iraq to the refugee situation to the recent death of the Sultan of Oman. Abdullah described the Sultan as an…
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Queen Rania of Jordan takes part in Christmas festivities

Queen Rania of Jordan took part in the Christmas festivities in Fuheis, Jordan, on Wednesday. She visited the town’s annual Christmas market where she was able to browse the shops and speak to community members. She also watched a group of school children perform different Christmas tunes. The Queen heard children sing “Jingle Bells,” “Santa Claus is Coming to…
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Princess Raiyah of Jordan engaged to British journalist

Princess Raiyah bint Al Hussein, the youngest daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and Queen Noor and half-sister of the current King Abdullah II of Jordan, is engaged to Mr Faris Ned Donovan. They were engaged on 26 October. Embed from Getty Images A statement from the Royal Hashemite Court reads, “The Royal Hashemite Court extends its sincere congratulations to Her Royal Highness…
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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…
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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…
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ICYMI: Queen Rania meets with women from Abbadi tribe

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan met with women from the Abbadi tribe on 30 September in Amman’s Al Mu’tamed bin Abbad Charitable Society. Upon arrival, she was welcomed by Nashmiyat Bani Abbad group’s founder, Dr Mervat Mheirat; the president of the society, Dr Abed Al Ghani Al Nahar; and its vice president, Ibrahim Al Mheirat. Queen Rania thanked the Al Mu’tamed bin…
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