After the week-long protest Deaf President Nowthe Board reversed its decision and named Jordan, one of three finalists for the position, the eighth president of Gallaudet and the first deaf president since the institution was established in Jordan was born to hearing parents, with no other instances of deafness in his family. Jordan became deaf at the age of 21, when after driving a motorcycle without a helmet he was flung into the windshield of a car and suffered two skull fractures, a fractured jaw and a concussion, severing the nerves in one ear completely and damaging the nerves in the other. He was serving as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Gallaudet University when he was chosen as candidate for the university presidency.
He was then educated at Victoria College in AlexandriaEgypt. King Abdullah Ithe founder of modern Jordan, did not see in his two sons Talal and Nayef potential for kingship, he focused his efforts on the upbringing of his grandson Hussein.
Abdullah assigned Hussein a private tutor for extra Arabic lessons,  and Hussein acted as interpreter for his grandfather during his meetings with foreign leaders, as Abdullah understood English but could not speak it. Suleiman Nabulsi's cabinet Egyptian President Nasser received an outpouring of support from the Arab public after the Egyptian—Czechoslovak arms deal was signed in September and his popularity in Jordan skyrocketed following the nationalization of the Suez Canal in July ; his actions were seen as a powerful stance against Western imperialism.
The parliament that had been elected in was dissolved, and Hussein promised fair elections. However, Nabulsi then presented an expanded list, which Hussein refused to act upon. Arab Federation The s became known as the Arab Cold Wardue to the conflict between states led by Nasserist Egypt and traditionalist kingdoms led by Saudi Arabia.
Iraq is a very stable country, unlike Jordan. If there are any worries it is Jordan that should be worried". In Februarythe two Hashemite Kingdoms formed the Arab Federation that lasted until Faisal was deposed in a bloody coup on 14 July The Lebanese, pro-Western government of Camille Chamoun was also threatened to be toppled by growing UAR-supported domestic opposition groups.
As he was flying his own plane over Syria, it was intercepted by two Syrian jets that attempted to attack. Hazza' Al-Majali was appointed by Hussein to form a government; it consisted of loyalists who had persuaded Hussein to launch an offensive against the Iraqi government to restore the Hashemite monarchy.
Hussein would be subjected to several more assassination attempts. Another plot was uncovered after a large number of cats were found dead in the royal palace; it emerged that the cook had been trying poisons to use against the king.
Samu Incident Hussein later stated that during one of his meetings with Israeli representatives: We were talking about a people and a country with a destiny, both of us.
We were in a very small region and we had to figure out how we could resolve our problems. If we look at water, it was a problem that both of us suffered from.
If we look at even a flu epidemic, it affected both of us. Every aspect of life was interrelated and interlinked in some way or another. And to simply ignore that was something I could not understand.House of Hashim الهاشميون Hashemites; Coat of arms of Jordan: Parent house: This article is part of a series on the politics and government of Jordan.
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