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Queen Rania: Have You Heard About The Arab World's 'Startup Spring'?

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.06.2015 | World

Everyone has heard about the Arab Spring, the wave of popular revolts that swept through countries like Tunisia, Egypt and Libya in 2011, but did you ...

Kathleen Miles

Queen Rania: Let's Drop The First ‘I' In ISIS. There's Nothing Islamic About Them | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.06.2015 | World

LONDON -- Queen Rania of Jordan said Thursday evening that there is nothing Islamic about the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS. She was spea...

Queen Rania Speaks Out On Charlie Hebdo

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.23.2015 | Religion

Queen Rania al-Abdullah of Jordan stood with world leaders protesting terrorism in the Paris unity march on Jan. 11 -- but she does not stand with Cha...

Joint Responsibility for Freedom of Expression Worldwide

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 03.23.2015 | Media
Daoud Kuttab

The events of last week in France were truly tragic and required a major response. But now that the world has spoken in support of freedom of expression, we, the peoples of the world, must hold our own leaders to the same values and insist on having same rights in our countries.

These Women Are More Than Just Queens And First Ladies

The Huffington Post | Michael Maisel | Posted 09.06.2014 | World

Though their official titles range from "first lady" to "queen," these women have accomplished far more than being married to heads of state. Read bel...

Madrasati: My Responsibility. My Community. My Future

Carla Moreno | Posted 04.01.2014 | Education
Carla Moreno

Education is my shield, my sword and my olive branch. -- Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan As an educator and adventurer, travel is essential to my ...

A Queen On Instagram? Yes, Really

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.20.2013 | Style

Not many royals are hip enough to jump on the social media bandwagon. Thankfully, Queen Rania of Jordan has now officially joined the cool club -- she...

Queen Rania's Teen Daughter Is Her Stylish Lookalike

Posted 11.04.2013 | Style

When it comes to royals, the apples don't seem to fall too far from the regal tree. Case in point: Princess Iman Bint Abdullah. The 17-year-old pri...

UN Week Wrap: Africa Rises, Women Win and Millennials Rule

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

As easy as it is to be cynical about gatherings where young influencers tout huge social media followings -- and wear ridiculously shiny patent leather shoes -- often, there's lots to learn from such events, and indelible memories can be made in the seemingly endless lineup of discussion groups.

10 Of Queen Rania's Finest Style Moments

Posted 08.31.2013 | Style

They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder -- and we've confirmed this adage after a serious lack of Queen Rania appearances. So when she accom...

Pope Francis & King Abdullah II: Dialogue Is The 'Only Option'

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 08.29.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis and Jordan’s King Abdullah II reaffirmed that dialogue is the “only option” to end the conflict in Syria, just a...

Read The Queen Of Jordan's Inspiring Open Letter To Girls

Posted 06.17.2013 | Women

There's a lot to admire about Rania Al Abdullah, the Queen of Jordan. She's worked for Citibank and Apple, sits on the board of the United Nations ...

This Women's Ventures Fund Is Helping the Islamic Fashion Industry Grow

Romanna Bint-Abubaker | Posted 08.11.2013 | Small Business
Romanna Bint-Abubaker

The billion dollar Muslim fashion industry today may be one of the most talked about subjects but what commercial activity is really happening?

10 Best-Dressed First Ladies of the World

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.28.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

Our Best-Dressed Challenge has gotten us thinking: sure, all of us dress up once in a while, or even most of the time. But what if your every outfi...

Language, Culture Can Have Dire Political Consequences for the King of Jordan

Ali Younes | Posted 05.26.2013 | World
Ali Younes

When the Atlantic published an article by Jeffrey Goldberg about his interview and impressions of King Abdullah of Jordan, Jordan was swept in a political storm that has yet to quiet down.

The Spirit of Sisterhood

Queen Rania of Jordan | Posted 05.20.2013 | Impact
Queen Rania of Jordan

In the last few years, we've witnessed seismic shifts in the political, economic and social landscape of the Middle East and North Africa. Through it all, Arab women did what women everywhere do best: They multi-tasked.

PHOTOS: Did Queen Rania Steal Another Royal's Look?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.12.2013 | Style

We get lots of quality British royal time, but what about the chic queens and princesses abroad? Thankfully Queen Rania is out and about these days, s...

Fault Lines in the Desert

Carl Pope | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

These people love their landscape, stark and sear though it is. Their environmentalism is local. But their role as a major oil producer and their impact is global.

Queen Rania of Jordan Calls for "Another Revolution in Arab World"

Neil Parmar | Posted 11.24.2012 | World
Neil Parmar

Some of the world's top leaders in government and business convened this week, calling for educational reform in the Middle East and North Africa to help tackle rampant joblessness in the region.

Queen Noor Was Majestic In Color-Block Style

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

A veteran of Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List International Hall Of Fame, Queen Noor of Jordan perfectly married '80s style and color blocking in this ...

Did You Know Jordan Has a Teenage Prince?

Maurice Chammah | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

The cult of personality has become a tried and true method of monarchs and presidents of the Arab world for the last sixty years. But Prince Hussein has a long way to go.

Girl Up: How Teens In U.S. Are Empowering Young Women In Developing Nations

Tabby Biddle | Posted 03.10.2012 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Annie Gersh (third from left) with some of her fellow Girl Up Teen Advisors at the "Unite for Girls Tour" in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Annie ...

Richard Gere, Sara Ramírez & More: Famous Birthdays For August 31

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Richard Gere, Sara Ramírez, a...

What Does It Take to Educate a Girl? (and Why Does It Matter?)

Caty Borum Chattoo | Posted 08.22.2011 | Impact
Caty Borum Chattoo

For millions of girls, going to school is a life dream that's out of reach. Why? Early marriage, child labor, pregnancy, lack of access, violence. Solving the problem is a gauntlet deeply grounded in cultural traditions and the ripple effects of poverty.

PHOTOS: Who Is The Most Beautiful Royal Of All Time?

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 06.19.2011 | Style, a website devoted to beautiful people, polled 127,000 of its most beautiful users to see who they thought was the most beautiful ...