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King Meets Senior US Administration Officials

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah has held meetings with a number of senior US administration officials, during his private visit to the US, according to a Royal Court statement.


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‘Jordan Has Key Interest In Restoring Security In Syria’

AMMAN — Jordan on Thursday said it has a “key interest” in the restoration of stability and security in Syria, downplaying accusations by the Syrian opposition of attempts to obstruct opposition...

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Crown Prince Celebrates 23rd Birthday

The eldest son of Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania, His Royal Highness was born in Amman on June 28, 1994 and is the 42nd generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad, a Royal...

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Embassy Hosts Jordanian Community Gathering in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC — Minister of Foreign Affairs & Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Jordanian Ambassador Dina Kawar hosted a reception for members of the Jordanian community in Washington D.C. in an...

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King Departs on Visit to Washington D.C.

His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday departed on a visit to Washington, D.C.


Royal Hashemite Court

June 25, 2017

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Signs of Solidarity: Jordanians, Visitors Express Support for Refugees

AMMAN — In a show of solidarity with refugees, Jordanians and tourists in Amman left their signatures on a white wall in Jabal Amman’s Souq Jara last weekend. 

Organised by the UNHCR, the...

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Ambassador Dina Kawar Attends Refugee Panel Discussion at New America Foundation

In recognition of World Refugee Day, Her Excellency Ambassador Dina Kawar participated in a panel discussion on the global refugee situation hosted by the New America Foundation alongside...

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King receives 2017 government performance report

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday received a report from Prime Minister Hani Mulki summarising the government's achievements over the year, according to a Royal Court statement. 


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‘Jordan Builds on Previous Electoral Achievements to Boost Democracy’

AMMAN — Jordan is building on its previous electoral achievements in order to advance democracy and expand popular participation in the decision-making process, the Independent Election Commission...

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Micro-Fund Boosts Women’s Opportunities for Entrepreneurship

AMMAN — More than 977,534 women have started their own business since the launch of the Micro-fund for Women (MFW) in 1996, with a total of JD408,290,039  provided in loans to start small- and...

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