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Princess Haya releases statement after judge grants her full custody of children

Princess Haya of Jordan has released a lengthy statement after a judge has granted her the full responsibility of raising her two children with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, after declaring she was a victim of “exorbitant” domestic abuse. In her statement released on her social media and website, the Princess shared her hope that the decision from the judge…
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Crown Prince Hussein attends opening of first National Youth Dialogue Conference

Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan attended the opening ceremony of the first National Youth Dialogue Conference, organised by an initiative of the Jordanian Senate. His Royal Highness made the 60-kilometre (or 37-mile) journey from Amman to the Dead Sea, where the conference was inaugurated on Sunday, 20 March, in the presence of the President of the Senate, the Minister of Youth, the House…
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King Abdullah of Jordan starts visit to Norway

The Kingdom of Jordan and the Kingdom of Norway have developed close ties in the recent decades and the two royal families have visited each other many times. King Abdullah of Jordan is now on a visit to Norway which began on March 13th 2022. His Majesty attended…
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Prince Hamzah pens apology letter to King Abdullah for attempted coup

Eleven months after being the most prominent name in a list of alleged plot conspirators in Jordan, Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein wrote an apology letter to King Abdullah II.  In it, he stated that the past few months have given him the opportunity to “honestly look within and self-reflect” and that he regrets the actions he had taken.  “I have erred, Your Majesty, and to err is…
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Queen Rania calls on global community to unite for climate change

Queen Rania of Jordan has called on the global community to unite in the face of climate change. The Queen made the statement in a set of remarks recorded in a video message for the first-ever Earthshot Innovation Showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai on 10 February, where the Duke of Cambridge was in attendance. The event was held at the UAE multinational DP World Pavilion with its Group Chairman…
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