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born, 57-year-old widow of the late King Hussein of Jordan, is reportedly dating H. Carlos Slim, King of Telmex, Prince of Sanborn’s and Count of the many-many dollars.

Jordan has a history of benevolence towards refugees by providing a safe haven in the middle of a hot bed of violence and intolerance.

Upon arriving in Amman, I was taken by the beauty of this safe haven, with the monochromatic sandstone colors of the desert seamlessly blending with the buildings.

Like many Americans, the Middle East for me was a place of mystery swathed in images of camels, deserts, women shrouded in burkas and violence.

As of late, Jordan has been in the news because of the growing numbers of Syrian refugees flooding the borders to take safety in the refugee camps.

When asked by the American press in the 1980s what it was like to have been one of the first women to study at Princeton, she replied: "An excellent preparation for living in the Arab world." She met King Hussein when she was working on development of the Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan, when she was 25 and married him the following year (Hussein’s third wife, Queen Alia, had died in a car crash).

As a wedding present Hussein renamed her Noor al Hussein (Light of Hussein) and she dropped Lisa Halaby.

Queen Noor of Jordan, 61, who, like the Duchess, married into royalty when she was in her twenties, said she hoped that "in time" the Duchess would be an "inspiration to young women – to help them understand the potential they have to contribute to their society and the rights and the legal rights they have." The Duchess has been named one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine but so far has been cautious in her public speaking roles – speaking for the first time as a member of the royal family this March - 11 months after her wedding. The queen said that the Duchess "had already demonstrated an understanding of concept of public service to something larger than oneself".

She said: "Over time there will be a range of issues that are UK issues to which I am sure she will contribute." Queen Noor, 61, who is speaking about women's legal rights at a conference in London next month, was born and brought up in America before she married her late husband King Hussein in 1978, when she was 26.

‎‎; born Lisa Najeeb Halaby on 23 August 1951) is the American-born queen dowager of Jordan as the widow of King Hussein.

She was his fourth spouse and queen consort between their marriage in 1978 and his death in 1999.

She is the longest-standing member of the Board of Commissioners of the International Commission on Missing Persons.