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04 Apr 2006 description

AMMAN, April 4 (Petra) - A convoy of 25 trucks laden with food assistance left for the Palestinian territories on Sunday, upon the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah.

The trucks, carrying 400 tonnes of lentils, flour, sugar, tea and chickpeas valued at JD220,000, is the second aid shipment sent to the Palestinian territories in less than a month, upon the King's directives.

The King met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Cape Town on Friday and discussed ways of securing relief aid for the Palestinian people.

During the meeting, the Monarch told Abbas he had …

16 Oct 2005 description

ISLAMABAD, October 16 (Petra) - His Majesty King Abdullah on Friday concluded a three-day Asian tour to rally support for the campaign he launched in defense of Islam in the face of extremists' attempts to mar its true image.

At the meeting with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf yesterday, the King expressed sympathy with the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit the northern parts of the country, claiming thousands of lives and leaving many without a roof over their heads.