Jordan

Queen Rania visits Sweileh Secondary School for Girls

Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan visited the Sweileh Secondary School for Girls yesterday. There, she was able to show her support for a new campaign “Say No to Bullying” to combat bullying in schools. It also works to offer innovative solutions to stop its spread. The anti-bullying campaign was launched by Aziz Maraka, a Jordanian singer, in collaboration with the Ministry of…
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King Abdullah represents Her Majesty at Sandhurst

Yesterday, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan represented Her Majesty The Queen at the Sandhurst Sovereign’s Parade as the Reviewing Officer, where his son, Crown Prince Hussein, also graduated on Friday. Before His Majesty inspected the parade, the Jordanian national…
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Looking back at the wedding of 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…
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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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