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Queen Rania shares new family photo with holiday wishes


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Queen Rania of Jordan has shared a new family photo on social media while expressing warm wishes for the new year.

The image features Queen Rania and King Abdullah II with their four children: Crown Prince Hussein, Princess Iman, Princess Salma and Prince Hashem.

On social media, the Queen wrote, “May the threads of happiness, hope and good health weave together your New Year.”

The new photo features on the Royal Family’s holiday card for this year.

Earlier this week, Queen Rania shared behind the scenes footage of the making of their holiday card, which features different embroidery patterns from traditional thobes. She also thanked the artists who worked with her over the past few months to sew the designs on the cards.

On Instagram, she said: “Our greeting cards this year carry different embroidery patterns from our traditional thobes. Individually, each presents a part of our diverse cultural heritage, but combined they create the rich and resilient tapestry that is Jordan.

“Over the past few months, we worked with a group of talented artisans from around Jordan who channeled their passion and patriotism into each piece of embroidery – grateful to each one of you!”

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.