Jordan’s newest royal couple is now officially married.
Crown Prince Hussein, 28, and Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif, sign an Islamic marriage contract in a star-studded ceremony attended by international dignitaries at Jordan’s Zahran palace.
Guests start clapping and ululating as he places a ring on her finger, and crowds at public viewing areas erupt in applause.
The ceremony takes place in an open-air gazebo surrounded by landscaped gardens for a traditional Muslim wedding ceremony known as “katb al-ketab.”
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Around the capital where viewing screens and venues were set up, a jolt went through the crowd as the royal couple sealed their vows and exchanged rings. After several minutes of stillness thousands of Jordanians were on their feet, waving flags and shrieking with excitement.