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 the Constitution of Jordan. Only mentally sound men who are Muslim who were born to Muslim parents and are legitimate descendants of…
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Royal Weddings: King Abdullah II and Queen Rania

On10 June 1993, then-Prince Abdullah marriedRania 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 January 1993. Abdullah would tell People Magazine a few years later that “It was love at first sight.” What…
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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…
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The Queen hosts Jordan's royals at Buckingham Palace

The Queen has welcomed King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan to Buckingham Palace. Elizabeth II was joined by the Princess Royal for the meeting which was also attended by Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan. Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, HRH Crown Prince Al Hussein and HRH Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace. London, United Kingdom / 28 February…
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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…

Queen Rania of Jordan lights Christmas tree in Fuheis

On Sunday, Queen Rania Al Abdullah was in Fuheis (located20 kilometres northwest of the capital Amman) where she joined the residents to light the Christmas tree in Qanater Amphitheatre. The Queen pushed the button to light the tree before delivering a short speech to…

Queen Rania makes it a point to highlight Jordanian and Arab designers

Queen Rania of Jordan makes it a point to highlight Jordanian and Arab designers while completing her official duties in Jordan and around the globe. Brands like Arab labels ZdSuzani (Jordan), Hussein Bazaza (Lebanon), Salim Azzam (Lebanon), Reemami (UAE), Bambah (Egypt), and Bouguessa (Algeria) have all had their pieces on one of the most recognisable faces in the Middle East. The Queen carrying…
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