Our Middle East education continues … take a look!! This should be taught in school and to adults!!
ON THE RIGHT IS KING ABDULLAH II, SON OF KING HUSSEIN WITH KING HUSSEIN’S WIDOW, QUEEN NOOR
My cliff notes on Jordan are as follows:
Jordan is the Switzerland of the middle east. For 46 years, King Hussein ruled Jordan until he passed away in 1999. His widow, Queen Noor is still honored for her work in the area. King Abdullah II is King Hussein’s son and the current ruler of Jordan.
Most Jordanians are Sunnis Muslims, but the Constitution provides for the freedom to practice one’s faith, unless they violate public order or morality. The main exception to the mostly peaceful coexistence of those with different religious beliefs occurs when someone wants to leave their Islamic faith for an alternative. These peoples are then subject to extreme societal pressures.
Jordan and Egypt are the only two countries in the middle east supporting the existence of Israel. Jordan has been a…
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