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  • Queen Rania (8)
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Royalty/Queen_Rania
  • Tribute to the Legacy of King Hussein I of Jordan
    Information on King Hussein I of Jordan and the Hashemites.
    www.kinghussein.gov.jo
  • Hussein I (1935-1999) (4)
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Royalty/Hussein_I__1935_1999_
  • H.M. Queen Noor of Jordan
    Official site with photos, press releases, interviews, and speeches.
    www.noor.gov.jo
  • Queen Noor (3)
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Royalty/Queen_Noor
  • Hassan Bin Talal
    Profile of HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, the brother of the late King Hussein. Official site.
    www.princehassan.gov.jo
  • Hashemite Family Tree
    With a section on Islam and the Hashemites, coat of arms, and more. Also in Arabic.
    www.kinghussein.gov.jo/rfamily_hashemites.html
  • Basma Bint Talal
    Biography of HRH, Princess Basma Bint Talal of Jordan, sister to the late King Hussein. Official site.
    www.princessbasma.jo
  • OnWar.com: Black September in Jordan 1970-1971
    Describes the ten-day war in September 1970 between Jordanian and Palestinian forces.
    www.onwar.com/aced/data/bravo/blacksept1970.htm
  • Petra National Trust
    Exists to promote preservation and protection of the region's cultural and natural heritage.
    www.petranationaltrust.org
  • Hashemites: Jordan's Royal Family
    Established the modern state of Jordan in 1921.
    www.kinghussein.gov.jo/hashemites.html
  • King Hussein: A Man of Peace
    Memorial web site from PBS' Online NewsHour.
    www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/middle_east/jan-june99/hussein_index.html
  • Petra Great Temple Excavation
    Short history of Petra and the Nabataeans as well as an online tour of the Great Temple.
    www.brown.edu/Departments/Anthropology/Petra
  • Jordan's Disengagement from the West Bank
    Provides an overview of Jordan's involvement in the region. Includes King Hussein's 1998 Address to the Nation in which he announced that Jordan would withdraw.
    www.kinghussein.gov.jo/his_periods9.html
  • Petra
    First established sometime around the 6th century BC. Site includes a topographical map of the city, a guide to Petra's major points of interest, and photos.
    www.raingod.com/angus/Gallery/Photos/MiddleEast/Jordan/Petra
  • Jordan Timeline
    www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/atlas_middle_east/jordan_timeline.jpg
 




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