Jordan’s King Abdullah And Prince Hamza Make Their First Joint Appearance Since Last Weeks ‘Attempted Coup’

Middle East Monitor: Jordan's King Abdullah makes first joint appearance with Prince Hamzah since rift

Prince Hamzah was put under house arrest after he was accused of instigating an attempted coup and destabilising the country Jordan's King Abdullah and half-brother Prince Hamzah, who has been accused of sedition, appeared in public together on Sunday for the first time since news broke of a "destabilisation" plot, to mark the country's 100th year of independence.

State media showed Abdullah and Hamzah attending a ceremony in Amman, with other royal members, where they laid a wreath at at the memorial to the unknown soldier and tombs of royalty in the Raghdan palace in Amman.

Hamzah's first recent public appearance came after the United Nations on Friday criticised Jordan for the lack of transparency over the former crown prince's alleged "destabilisation" plot.


WNU Editor: Today's get-together is all PR. But the reverbarations from this "attempted coup" will be felt for a long time …. Jordan’s Royal Feud Sends Shockwaves Through Country’s Traditional Tribes (WSJ).

More News On Jordan's King Abdullah And His Half-Brother Prince Hamzah Making A Joint Appearance

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest — AP

Jordan's King Abdullah and estranged Prince Hamza make first joint appearance since rift — Reuters

Jordan's Abdullah appears with half-brother for first time since palace crisis — France 24

Jordan: Prince Hamzah makes first appearance since rift — DW

Jordan's king, prince appear in public after reports of royal rift — The Hill

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