Blog: Picks

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Highlights Jordan’s Syrian Refugee Burden in Davos

AMMAN - Although Jordan appreciates the international support it has received to cover the cost of hosting refugees, the needs far outpace and outweigh the assistance provided, according to Her...

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UN Renews Support for Jordan’s Regional Efforts

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday met with UN General Assembly President Mogens Lykketoft and discussed the UN's role in dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis, of which Jordan has...

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King Meets U.S. Congressmen in Amman over Ties, Regional Challenges

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II and a delegation of the US House of Representatives, comprising Congressmen Steve Russell and Stephen Lynch, on Monday reviewed the Jordanian-US ties and the...

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Minister Judeh Discusses Jordan-EU Ties in Brussels

AMMAN — Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Sunday discussed bilateral ties and regional developments with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Concludes Working Visit to Washington D.C.

His Majesty King Abdullah II and U.S. President Barack Obama met briefly on Wednesday at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. as the two leaders were leaving the U.S. capital.


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‘Theeb’ Becomes First Jordanian Film to Receive Oscar Nomination

Jordanian coming-of-age tale "Theeb" made history on Thursday, becoming the first film from Jordan to receive an Oscar nomination.

Director Naji Abu Nowar's "bedouin-Western" is nominated...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein

2015 In Review

His Majesty King Abdullah in 2015 exerted intensified efforts in the local, regional and international arenas, which locally were aimed at improving the...

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His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II: 2015 In Review

In April, HRH Crown Prince Hussein became the youngest person ever to chair a UN Security Council meeting, leading an open debate on how youth can combat violent extremism and its “poisonous...

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah: 2015 In Review

In January, as a member of the UN secretary general’s high-level advisory panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Her Majesty Queen Rania, along with a number of high profile activists,...

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