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Obscure bit of interesting stuff

Hussein bin Talal‎, Ḥusayn bin Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, in 1952, until his death. Hussein’s rule extended through the Cold War and four decades of Arab-Israeli conflict.  He recognized Israel in 1994, becoming the … Continue reading

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