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Queen Rania presented with Golden Heart Award

The Golden Heart Awards, founded and run by the Heart for Children in 1978, are a way in which people who have been particularly active and effective in advocating for homeless, dispossessed and disenfranchised children across the globe can be suitably honoured for their efforts. Based in Berlin, the 16th such gala chose to honour Her Majesty the Queen of Jordan for her efforts to support…
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Princess Haya gives rare interview to Emirates Woman

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein has opened up in a rare interview with Emirates Woman about the loss of her mother, the ongoing Syrian conflict, her social media views, her admiration for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and more. Princess Haya, the younger half-sister of Jordan’s current King Abdullah, spoke about losing her mother when she was just 3-years-old and the…
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Jordan's King Award German Peace Prize

It is not often we get the chance to report good news from the Middle East, but King Abdullah II of Jordan has been awarded a Peace Prize in Germany. He was awarded the Westphalian Peace Prize for 2016, and has just received the award in the German city of Muenster from the…
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Queen Rania Buys Chocolates In Bruges during Belgian State Visit

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan rounded up their state visit to Belgium yesterday with a visit to the town of Zeebrugge and the city of Bruges in West Flanders. While in Bruges the royals visited the Memling Museum, housed in Old St. John’s Hospital and a school. They were greeted by the governor of the Provence, Carl Decaluwé, and the mayor of Bruges, Renaat Landuyt. Queen…
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King Abdullah of Jordan says the country is at "boiling point" over refugee crisis

King Abdullah of Jordan has said that his country is now at “boiling point” as a result of the refugee crisis, where hundreds of thousands of Syrian migrants are seeking to relocate for a better life. Speaking to the BBC’s Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet, the King said that enormous pressure was being placed on Jordan’s infrastructure, social services and…
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