King Harald and Queen Sonja conclude Jordanian State Visit in historic Petra

King Harald and Queen Sonja have concluded a three-day long state visit to Jordan that began on Monday. That first day consisted of a welcome ceremony and focus on business and economics before it ended with a grand banquet at the Jordanian royal palace. The second day focused on peace and prosperity in the Middle East. The Norwegian royals have been in Jordan since Wednesday last week on a…
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Verdict delivered regarding custody of Princess Haya and Sheikh Mohammed's two children while Sheikh fights to keep judgment private

The verdict has been read in a London court regarding the custody case of Princess Haya, 45, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President of the UAE and Rule of Dubai’s two children. A public statement was read out on Wednesday by Lord Justice Underhill saying that the case “raises matters of public interest beyond the particular issue in the wardship…
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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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