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Royal Weddings: King Abdullah II and Queen Rania

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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King Abdullah of Jordan receives 2018 Templeton Prize

King Abdullah of Jordan has received the 2018 Templeton Prize at a ceremony in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. His Majesty @KingAbdullahII receives the 2018 Templeton Prize from Foundation President Heather Templeton Dill#TempletonPrize2018 pic.twitter.com/oT0W6cWOPy — RHC (@RHCJO) November 14, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The King received the award from Heather Templeton Dill…
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King and Queen of Jordan welcomed to the White House while on DC trip

Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan were welcomed to the White House yesterday by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for an expanded bilateral meeting. This was their second visit to the White House while Trump has been in office. First on the agenda was a meeting in the Oval Office, which took place with the Queen and First Lady.  Later, the King and…
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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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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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