Leap of Faith: Memoir of an Unexpected Life by Queen Noor of Jordan - Born into a distinguished Arab-American family and raised amid privilege, Lisa Halaby was in the first co-educational freshman class at Princeton, graduating in 1974 with a degree in architecture and urban planning. Following graduation, her work on projects in the Middle East gave her a profound understanding both of the links between the environment and social problems, and also of the tumultuous history of the Arab…

Leap of Faith: Memoir of an Unexpected Life by Queen Noor of Jordan - Born into a distinguished Arab-American family and raised amid privilege, Lisa Halaby was in the first co-educational freshman class at Princeton, graduating in 1974 with a degree in architecture and urban planning. Following graduation, her work on projects in the Middle East gave her a profound understanding both of the links between the environment and social problems, and also of the tumultuous history of the Arab…

420010.  King Hussein, Jordan's leader since 1952, and his wife, Queen Noor, the former Lisa Halaby of Washington, D.C., pose with their daughter, Princess Iman.

420010. King Hussein, Jordan's leader since 1952, and his wife, Queen Noor, the former Lisa Halaby of Washington, D.C., pose with their daughter, Princess Iman.

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan.  Born Lisa Najeeb Halaby on 23 August 1951, she is the widow of King Hussein of Jordan. She was his fourth spouse and queen consort of Jordan between 1978 and 1999. Since her husband's death in 1999, she has been queen dowager of Jordan.

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan. Born Lisa Najeeb Halaby on 23 August 1951, she is the widow of King Hussein of Jordan. She was his fourth spouse and queen consort of Jordan between 1978 and 1999. Since her husband's death in 1999, she has been queen dowager of Jordan.

American by birth, Queen Noor of Jordan (b. August 1951 in Washington D.C.) is the last wife and widow of King Hussein of Jordan. She ...

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