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King Hussein

Roland Dallas

King Hussein

a life on the edge

by Roland Dallas

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Profile Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hussein, -- King of Jordan, -- 1935-,
  • Jordan -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRoland Dallas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS154.55.H9 D35 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 296 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18551228M
    ISBN 101861970277


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I am very proud that we had a man like him, that kept Jordan safe in difficult times while other failed/5(4). Saddam Hussein's romantic fable 'Zabiba and the King' is a fascinating and moving work which provides a unique insight into the psyche of the former Iraqi dictator.

(Two of Saddam's former interpreters have confirmed that he penned it himself.) The reader witnesses how the intimate friendship between a lonely, unhappy king and an unusually /5(9). This book illuminates the private man, his key relationships, and his achievements and disappointments as a central player in the tough world of Middle Eastern politics.

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In saying that I knew the history of his family, Hussein was most probably referring to my controversial book Collusion Across the. Hussein also relayed to Saddam a warning that Israel would retaliate with all its might for an Iraqi attack with unconventional weapons against Israel.

Shlaim attributes the king’s helpfulness to his deep respect for the People of the Book and his ability to understand and appreciate the sources of Israeli insecurity. The Hussein of Jordan book is a photographic journey and tribute to one of the 20th century's towering figures. Published in English and Arabic, the Hussein of Jordan book reflects the late King’s profound faith, pride in his beloved Jordan, and his shared commitment with those who walked the arduous road of peace.

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Saddam Hussein has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings. Saddam Hussein’s most popular book is Jak nakarmić dyktatora. Uneasy Lies the Head: The Autobiography of His Majesty King Hussein I of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Hussein (King of Jordan) B. Geis Associates, - Jordan - pages. Get this from a library.

King Hussein. [Gregory Matusky; John Phillip Hayes] -- A biography of Hussein I, King of Jordan from to the present. His Majesty King Abdullah II ascended the Throne of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on 7 Februaryon the day his father, His Majesty King Hussein Bin Talal, may his soul rest in peace, passed away.

King Abdullah II is the 41 st generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad, peace and blessings be upon him. The eldest son of King Hussein Bin Talal and. King Hussein of Jordan ()was the great survivor of Middle East politics.

For almost half a century until his death in he balanced delicately between the. King Hussein and the evolution of Jordan's perception of a political settlement with Israel, by Joseph Nevo (Book) Great romances of the 20th century (Visual).

The death of King Hussein was announced in the local Arabic TV by a presenter "Believing in God's will and with deep sorrow, the cabinet tells the Jordanian people and all our brothers in the Muslim world, and all our friends around the world, of the death of the dearest among men, His Hashemite Majesty, King Hussein Bin Talal the Great, king Location: Amman, Jordan.

King Hussein of Jordan was married four times and had 11 children during his life. Sharifa Dina bint Abdul-Hamid -One daughter: Princess Alia bint Hussein (). Among them: That the late King Hussein of Jordan warned Egyptian strongman Gamal Abdel Nasser about Israel's pre-emptive strike in the war, and that Henry Kissinger, then the U.S.

president's. Commenting on King Hussein's lack of options, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger wrote inin his book ''White House Years,'' that the King ''had the capacity neither for independent action nor for blackmail, which are the stuff of Middle Eastern politics.''.

Queen Noor of Jordan, who was the consort of King Hussein, was trained as an urban planner and works as a philanthropist/world activist. Synopsis Queen Noor of Jordan was born Lisa Najeeb Halaby. A date between the late Jordanian King Hussein and a Jewish B-movie actress, organized by the CIA, probably resulted in the birth of a.

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King Hussein signs a book of condolence for Princess Diana at the British Embassy in Amman. Like his grandfather, King Abdullah, who was assassinated by a Muslim extremist in Jerusalem inKing Hussein kept channels open with Israel through clandestine meetings beginning in.

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The CIA introduced King Hussein of Jordan to a Jewish B-list Hollywood actress in — touching off an affair that produced a dwarf love child who later killed her, reports say. King Hussein has survived an attempt on his life before. When his grandfather King Abdullah was assassinated inhe was hit by a stray bullet in the same attack.

Last October the government revealed details of a plot to overthrow King Hussein. Two months later 14 members of the Islamic Liberation Party were sentenced to death. Skip to main content. Browse Subjects. Art and Architecture; Biography; Business; Classics; Economics; Health and Medicine.

The King Hussein Foundation’s Contributions to National Efforts during the COVID Pandemic. As the world faces the COVID pandemic, the King Hussein Foundation wishes health and safety for all.

Due to these unprecedented circumstances we have made necessary changes to our programs and shifted our efforts to help with the national efforts. Queen Noor was always by King Hussein's side during peace negotiations and often acted as his sounding board during difficult political and social times.

In fact, it was Queen Noor who encouraged the King to hold fair and open parliamentary elections in Jordan - the country's first general elections in over 20 years.5/5(5). As Prime Minister of Israel from toGolda Meir met 10 times with King Hussein of Jordan in a futile effort to negotiate the return of.

Hussein wrote letters and even poetry for one guard's wife, and when he listened to the radio, “he’d always stop tuning if he stumbled across a Mary J. Blige song," the book says, the New York. King Hussein of Jordan piloted his royal jetliner over Israel Wednesday, flying low over Jerusalem's Muslim holy sites to create another first in the Middle East peace process.

The king spent about 25 minutes flying his Lockheed L through Israel's sky, dropping as low as 1, feet. Two Israeli jet fighters escorted him. Also, if you book your King Hussein Mosque vacation package in Downtown Amman with Travelocity, you’ll get access to our best travel discounts.

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Filmmaker: Suhaib Abu Doulah King Hussein of Jordan: On a Knife Edge is the second of a two-part series telling the story of the Jordanian king from until his death in The first.