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Hash·e·mite

also Hash·i·mite  (hăsh′ə-mīt′)
n.
A member of a princely Arab family claiming direct descent from the prophet Muhammad.

[From Arabic hāšimī, from hašama, to destroy, smash; see hśm in Semitic roots.]
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Cairo, Rabi'I 22, 1439, December 10, 2017, SPA -- On the sidelines of the meeting of the Council of the Arab League at the ministerial level at its extraordinary session on Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir held bilateral meetings with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ayman Safadi and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Palestine Riyad Al-Malki.
Muscat, May 14 (ONA) Sheikh Khalid bin Omar bin Said al-Marhoon, Civil Service Minister left here today heading for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to take part in the 1st Arab Civil Service Conference under the title of "Civil Service in Renewable Environment" during May 15th and 16th as per the invitation of the Chairman of Civil Service Bureau in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Speaking during a meeting at the JAF General Command, King Abdullah stressed that the position of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and all Jordanians is unwavering on Jerusalem and on any attempts to create an alternative homeland for the Palestinians in Jordan.
Amman, Safar 04, 1438, November 04, 2016, SPA -- Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Jordan Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki in Amman today met Speaker of the Senate in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Faisal al-Fayez.
Muscat, Apr 10 (ONA) Nayef al-Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities in the sisterly Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and his accompanying delegation left here today after a two-day visit to the Sultanate within the framework of his gulf tour.
Amman, March 23 (Petra) -- Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Jordan, Christoforos Attallah said the Hashemite custodianship of the holy sites in Jerusalem is the legitimate custodianship with its religious, spiritual and national dimensions .
Jeddah, Ramadan 17, 1437, Jun 22, 2016, SPA -- Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense has sent a cable of condolences to King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on the victims of the terrorist bombing attack in Al-Rukban area.
Muscat, Apr 9 (ONA) Ahmed bin Nassir al-Meherzi, Tourism Minister received in his office here today Nayef al-Fayez, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and his accompanying delegation currently visiting the Sultanate within the framework of his gulf tour.
In this context, the Council of Ministers sends a message to the protestors that the Royal Hashemite Court (RHC) has always opened its doors to Jordanians, adding His Majesty King Abdullah II has always been meeting the Jordanian people and urging the government to create job opportunities to Jordanians and enable the youth.