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Queen Rania of Jordan visits Al Aytam Society

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited the Al Aytam Society on 21 May to support the Nashmi Centre Project for Orphan Care. She was welcomed upon her arrival by Director of the Society, Zuhrieh Al Salman, and Founder of Nashmi Center, Ala’ Al Bashiti. The was also there to learn about a new volunteer initiative of the centre. The Nashmi Centre Project for Youth Empowerment…
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Queen Rania attends Masahati carnival at Millennium Park in Amman

Yesterday Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan made an official visit to Millennium Park to attend a carnival organised by the Madrasati Initiative. Her Majesty launched the Initiative in 2008 to improve learning environments in Jordanian public schools and at the carnival she joined 300 students from across Jordan as they celebrated the achievements of the Initiative’s Masahati student club…
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Who is Princess Muna al-Hussein?

Princess Muna al-Hussein, born on 25 April 1941, was the second wife of King Hussein I of Jordan; she is the mother of Jordan’s current monarch, King Abdullah II. She was born as Antoinette “Toni” Avril Gardiner in Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England and raised as a…
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King Abdullah of Jordan delivers opening speech at Arab Summit

His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan delivered the opening address of the 29th Arab Summit yesterday in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The Jordanian monarch was president of the 28th Arab Summit – held in Jordan in March of last year – and in his speech, he thanked the Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit and the staff of the Arab League for all their work during the 28th Arab Summit. Speaking to the…
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Royal Hashemite Court releases statement against false reports of King arresting brothers

Jordan’s Royal Hashemite Court has released a strongly worded statement denying reports circulating that His Majesty King Abdullah II had his brothers arrested for reportedly being involved in a Saudi-UAE led coup to overthrow the Jordanian monarch. The Court has said they will pursue legal measures against those who have reported “lies and false claims” against the members of…
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