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His Majesty Condemns Manchester Attack, Stresses “We must all stand united to destroy the outlaws of Islam”

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the Manchester suicide bombing that took place on Monday and killed 22 people, a Royal Court statement said Tuesday.

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King Attends Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh

AMMAN — Only a holistic approach can address the complex layers of terrorism and extremism, from its evil ideas to its attack on prosperity and security, a challenge that requires coordinated...

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His Majesty King Abullah II Congratulates the Nation on 71st Independence Day

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday congratulated the nation on its 71st Independence Day, which falls tomorrow May 25th, and said it is an occasion to proudly recall the great...

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More than 1,000 Business and Political Leaders Gather in Jordan to Participate in WEF

AMMAN -- Minister of State for Media Affairs, Mohammed Momani said that hosting the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa in its ninth edition in Jordan is crucial to address...

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Chairs Health Awareness Society Meeting

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania chaired the Royal Health Awareness Society’s (RHAS) annual board of trustees meeting on Monday during a visit to the Ballas Secondary School for Girls in Ajloun...

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King, Trump Discuss Ties, Region Over Phone

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and US President Donald Trump on Tuesday discussed over the phone cooperation ties and strategic partnership between the two countries, as well as the latest...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets with Visiting US Congressional Aides

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday discussed bilateral cooperation, strategic partnership and regional challenges with a delegation of US congressional aides, according to a Royal Court...

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Calls for Urgent Redesign of Education in Arab World at Google Zeitgeist

AMMAN — During an onstage interview in the UK on Monday, Her Majesty Queen Rania tackled the Syrian refugee crisis, the rising appeal of populist parties and the backlash against globalisation in...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets US Homeland Security Secretary Over Anti-Terror Fight

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday discussed “strategic partnership” with US Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly, especially in security fields, a Royal Court statement said....

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Amman, Moscow Urge Peaceful Solutions to Syria, Mideast

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Saturday reasserted that there is no military solution to the Syrian crisis, highlighting the importance of a...

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