Photo Galleries

Video Galleries

Last updated Monday, May 5, 2008

Her Majesty's articles

Madeeha Hasan Odhaib

Queen Rania's contribution to the 2008 TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people
It's not every day that success stories echo out of Iraq into the halls of power, but Madeeha Hasan Odhaib defies the norm. Armed with her sewing...

Crushed Childhoods; Cruel Choices

Project Syndicate
Ayman is a soft-spoken 14-year old boy from Jabalia City, Gaza. His family is poor, as his father has been unemployed since March 2006. Ayman’s...

Salhoub bus crash victims’ commentary

Somebody once said that “To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.” Last weekend, road accidents in Jordan claimed the lives of...

Injaz’s helping hands raise Arab youngsters’ potential

Financial Times
In the UK, the median age is roughly 40 years old. In the US, it is 35. In Jordan, it is 23.5. With almost 40 per cent of Jordan’s population...

Education for All: a Global Imperative

Amman - Jordan
Seven years ago, the international community gathered in Dakar and pledged to achieve Education for All by the year 2015. The goals include expanding...

On Faith series: Muslims Speak Out

Washington Post/Newsweek
Let me start with the traditional greeting of Islam: peace be upon you. I welcome the opportunity to engage in this conversation, and I am glad to...

Educating Girls

International Museum of Women (IMOW) - Motherhood Today web entry
When you were a child, did you ever pull the blankets over your head and call down to your parents, "Do I have to go to school today?" I...

Some Mothers are Luckier than Others

International Museum of Women (IMOW) - Motherhood Today web entry
Recently, I read about the miraculous story of baby Amillia Sonja Taylor who was born safely in a Florida hospital, after only 22 weeks' of gestation...

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Taped Message

Arab Business Angels Network Gala Dinner Dubai
Bismillah Al Rahman Al Rahim. Good evening everyone.   I am delighted to add my voice to this special occasion… and let me say...

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah Taped Message

NSPCC FULLSTOP CAMPAIGN – Auction of Dream
Good evening everyone.  I am delighted to add my voice to this special occasion.  We all know that childhood should be a time of innocence...