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Jordan’s Hamzah renounces title of prince

Prince Hamzah
Prince Hamzah. (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN— Prince Hamzah gave up his royal title on Sunday in a statement posted on his personal Twitter account.

He said he was “renouncing the title of prince”, a month after a royal court statement said he had apologized to His Majesty King Abdullah.اضافة اعلان

“I had the great honor of serving my beloved country and dear people in this capacity throughout the years of my life,” he wrote.

“I will remain as long as I live faithful to our beloved Jordan.”

On March 8, the Royal Court said Hamzah had taken “responsibility for his actions and offences towards Jordan and His Majesty over the past years, including the incidents that followed in the sedition case”.

A court in July sentenced Bassem Awadallah and Sharif Hassan bin Zaid to 15 years in prison after they were found guilty of involvement in the plot.

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