Jordan

Major situation developing in Jordan - dozens arrested in potential coup attempt against Royal Family

A major situation is developing in Jordan this evening following reports of dozens of people being arrested for “security reasons.” Among those arrested is a former senior advisor to King Abdullah and a member of Jordan’s Royal Family. Massive security deployment in the Dabouq area, near the Jordanian royal palaces in Amman, #Jordan after a coup attempt has taken place.
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King Abdullah visits Al Karamah Battle memorial site

King Abdullah of Jordan visited the Al Karamah Battle memorial site on Sunday on the 53rd anniversary of the battle. The King was joined by his son, Crown Prince Hussein for the visit to honour the martyrs of Al Karamah Battle. The King and Crown Prince were received by…
UAE

UN yet to see 'proof of life' of Princess Latifa

The United Nations has said they have not received proof of life of Princess Latifa, the daughter of the Ruler of Dubai, from the UAE after requesting it two weeks ago. The UN requested the UAE provide proof of life two weeks ago after secretly videos were released of…
Jordan

King Abdullah delivers address at Brookings Institution

Jordan’s King Abdullah II delivered a virtual address at “the Middle East and the new US administration” conference at the Brookings Institution on Thursday, 25 February. The conference focused on Middle Eastern relations in the new US President, Joe Biden’s administration. King Abdullah thanked those assembled for inviting him to speak and praised US leadership, saying…
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Queen Noor weighs in on missing Dubai Princess

Queen Noor of Jordan has waded in on the controversy regarding the missing Dubai Princess Latifa whose friends recently released secretly recorded videos of the royal in captivity. Queen Noor, who sits on the board of commissioners for the International Commission on…
UAE

Dubai's Royal Family responds to Princess Latifa hostage claims saying she is "being cared for at home"

Dubai’s ruling Al Maktoum family have responded to recent media reports surrounding the kidnapping of Princess Latifa, saying Her Highness is “being cared for at home.” The statement comes after video footage emerged of the princess saying she feared for her life while in captivity in the United Arab Emirates. The secretly recorded video messages stopped after six months…
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UAE

UN to question UAE about Princess Latifa

The United Nations has said they will question the United Arab Emirates regarding Princess Latifa after videos she recorded while being imprisoned were released to the media. Latifa secretly recorded videos in the ‘jail villa’ she is being held in where she…
Jordan

Queen Rania strongly criticises vaccination hoarding in rich countries

Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan strongly criticised the global coronavirus vaccination strategy in an interview this week. The Queen is clearly dissatisfied and makes the statements in connection with an interview with the American TV-channel CNN. Several small nations in hard-hit regions that need the vaccine simply cannot obtain it due to hoarding of supplied. Her Majesty says in the…
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