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Her Majesty Queen Rania Visits National Portrait Gallery in Canberra

CANBERRA – Her Majesty Queen Rania visited the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra on Wednesday, while on a State Visit to Australia with His Majesty King Abdullah II that includes visits to...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II’s Interview with ABC’s Tony Jones for “Lateline”

ABC News Lateline’s Tony Jones sat down with His Majesty King Abdullah II for an exclusive interview on Jordan’s role in the fight against global terrorism, and how U.S. President-elect Donald...

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Minister Nasser Judeh Meets with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Richard

AMMAN -- Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Nasser Judeh, Monday, highlighted major strains being borne by Jordan due to hosting a massive number of Syrian...

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‘Discussion on Education Should Be Long-Term Priority’ — Her Majesty Queen Rania

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Wednesday called for a long-term social movement to steer education reform, stressing that talent is the most valuable commodity in today’s world and “what will...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Opens Developmental Projects in Madaba, Jordan’s ‘City of Mosaics’

His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday visited Madaba, where he met with local community representatives and dignitaries and inaugurated developmental projects.

 

The King...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Congratulates U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, sent a cable to U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump, congratulating him on winning the U.S. presidency.

 

In the cable, His...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II: Our Homeland Will Remain United Against Terrorism

Jordan on Wednesday marked the 11th anniversary of the Amman hotel bombings, which killed 60 people and injured over 115.

 

“Today, we pay tribute to the martyrs of the Amman...

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Your Actions Are the Best Expression of Loyalty to this Country, Queen Tells Maan Women Activists

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania met on Wednesday with a group of women actively engaged in social empowerment projects in the southern governorate of Maan to learn about their ongoing projects and...

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Jordan, Canada Agree to Take Ties to New Level

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday held a one-on-one meeting, followed by an expanded talks, with Governor General of Canada David Johnston at Al Husseiniya Palace.

 

The...

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HM Queen Rania Urges Boldness & Innovation in Bringing New Hope & Dignity to Refugees at IRC’s Annual Rescue Dinner

NEW YORK – Her Majesty Queen Rania urged humanitarian workers to think “in bold and innovative ways” in order to instill new hope and dignity to those who have been affected by crises and...

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