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7 July 2005
His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday met with U.S. Senator Carl Levin, ranking democrat on the Senate's Armed Services Committee, who is touring the region. The King and Levin discussed ways to enhance Jordanian-US ties and the regional situation, especially with regards to the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday met with Feisal Abdul-Rauf, Chairman of the Cordoba Initiative, which enhances ties between the Islamic world and the US, and Ingrid Mattson, Vice-President of the Islamic Society for North America.
Leading Muslim clerics on Wednesday endorsed religious edicts (fatwas) forbidding the declaration of any Muslim an apostate (takfir) and limiting the issuance of religious edicts to qualified Muslim clerics in the eight schools of Islamic jurisprudence.
His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordanian Armed Forces, visited the Royal Military Academy on Wednesday.
His Majesty King Abdullah received today South African Minister of Defense, Patrick Lekota.
Participants at the International Islamic Conference on Monday voiced appreciation for His Majesty King Abdullah II's calling for Islamic scholars and thinkers to convene in Amman to discuss the main topics and issues of concern to Islam and Muslims around the world.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday swore in eight cabinet members following a reshuffle of Jordan's government, headed by Prime Minister Adnan Badran.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday said Jordan was focusing its efforts on assisting the Palestinians in their search for a just peace that will help them realize their rights.
His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, on Wednesday attended a military exercise conducted by one of the army's armoured division.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday directed the government to form an independent commission that is to draft a law to combat corruption and stamp out “wasta” as another measure to speed up reform.