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Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan begins UK military course

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan is to begin a military course in the United Kingdom, the Royal Hashemite Court has announced today. The 24-year-old future King of Jordan, who holds the rank of second lieutenant in the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, has enroled in a military course with a battalion at an unspecified location in the UK. The course will last…
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Queen Rania visits Al Kifah Cooperative Society

Yesterday, Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited the Al Kifah Cooperative Society in Ajloun to see the projects they have been carrying out. While there, Her Majesty was able to meet and speak to the women who are beneficiaries of the projects in an effort to learn…
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Crown Prince Hussein opens Shaumari Reserve's New Visitor Centre

The Regent of Jordan, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II visited the Shaumari Wildlife Reserve this Tuesday to inaugurate a new Visitor Centre. The Crown Prince was accompanied by Royal Hashemite Court Chief, Youssef Issawi, and was briefed at the centre about the flora and fauna present in the reserve. The reserve is situated near Azraq, some 62 miles east of Amman, and it…
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Happy 25th wedding anniversary to King Abdullah II and Queen Rania - take a look back at their wedding

On 10 June 1993, then-Prince Abdullah married Rania 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 neither knew…
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Jordanian Royal Family celebrate Jordan's independence day

His Majesty King Abdullah attended the official national celebration marking Jordan’s 72nd Independence Day, on Thursday 24. The King, along with Her Majesty Queen Rania, Princess Muna, Crown Prince Hussein, and Princess Salma, were greeted by the national anthem as they…
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Princess Salma of Jordan graduates from high school

Princess Salma bint Abdullah of Jordan, 17, graduated from high school at the International Amman Academy (IAA) on Tuesday, 22 May. Her older brother, Crown Prince Hussein handed her, her diploma after doing a sibling secret handshake and a hug. IAA is a bilingual school (Arabic and English), and the graduation ceremony was in English as the announcer could be heard congratulating the graduates in…
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