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Angelina Jolie Heads To Arab Children's Congress

Angelina Jolie Heads To Arab Children's Congress

Angelina Jolie and son Maddox, 7, flew out of LAX airport on Tuesday (July 21) on a flight to Amman, Jordan, to attend the 24th annual Arab Children’s Congress.

The 34-year-old U.N. Goodwill Ambassador has been a supporter of the foundation for years will be a guest of honor at the event. An insider tells In Touch, “She will be staying with Her Majesty Queen Noor, who is a good friend of hers.” The congress will be held from July 23-29 by the Noor Al Hussein Foundation’s Performing Arts Center (PAC).

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# 1

Good for her and for the children.

# 2

Angelina has earned my respect. I didn’t care for her but she has become a better person & i’m glad she’s trying to make the world a better place. Amman is a wonderful city & Jordan is the best country in the Middle East!

# 3

she is so popular in the arab world from the ocean to the golf

love her

# 4

Why do they celebrities keep draggin those kids across the world???
I understand that it is good for children to meet new cultures and such.
But Brad and Angie (and Madonna) keep draggin those kids all over the globe, don’t those kids have school or something?
And yes i know it is summer now, so no school for those kids.

# 5

I don’t believe any news from In touch magazine.

# 6
Jon and hailey + baby bailey @ 07/22/2009 at 4:56 pm

that punk kid never seems to get older wtf?

# 7
Open your eyes and your mind @ 07/22/2009 at 4:57 pm

@annie:
Had your parents dragged you to a few places, you’d have been a better person now.

# 8

@annie:

get over it. Loudes, Rocco, David, Mercy, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne have the childhoods we wish we could have and could give our kids.

# 9

Mad has grown so much, soon he will be 8, time flies and it’s great that he has some quality time with mum.
But In Touch Magazine!? Don’t believe that.

@Jon and hailey + baby bailey:

uhh yeah he does look at him now compared to April he has grown loads.

great person (Y)

annie @ 07/22/2009 at 4:53 pm

when was the last time they dragged their kids around world? probably when brad was filming in germany. how many months ago?

Queen Noor and the Queen of Hollywood!!!!!!

I do really admire Angie and her great love for the children of the world.

@annie:

I am not going to attack. These are their children. In this world you get to raise YOUR children the way you chose too.. it is not open for debate. She and Brad have made these decisions on how to raise them.. It is to use a phrase… NO ONE ELES BUISNESS.. Parents in this country have choices. Some send their kids to public schools, some use private and others HOMESCHOOL their kids.. Brad/Angie have decided when necessary they will HOME SCHOOL thier kids.. Just like MILLIONS of Americans and others across the globe. If this is not the choice you would make fine. Send your kids to the school you want.. But how do you think it is your business to judge how these two people raise their kids..( and I am quite sure your disproval is ONLY give to Brad/Angie) do some research.. there are other celebs wo homeschool.. but of course they are not Brad/Angelina..

Point is if they have it under control and are not asking you or the other critics to pay for their travel or take care of their kids.. then what business is it of yours and why does it bother you so much.? Why do you care?

Maybe the other jp fans can make a list of other celebs who travel with their kids and a list of the celebs who work months and months away from their families.. not seeing their kids much at all.. Brad/Angie have both said that they keep their family together.. TOGETHER.. I think (JMO) that the kids care more about seeing Mommy and Daddy then that they are in a school.

Take care of your own kids and watch as Brad/Angie take care of their 6.

awwwwwwww @ 07/22/2009 at 5:05 pm

This is why Brad Pitt love Angie very much. I admire her.

@Open your eyes and your mind:

Honey, im not pig brained like you
I speak 5 different languages, not counting my mother language.
Can you say the same?
You ever been outside your country??
And no, spring break in mexico does not count..

What will she wear all her dresses were stolen. Who would want to steal 3 boxes of black dresses?

Good for angie,she is friends with queen noor,love her

She has friends??

ivecometoterms @ 07/22/2009 at 5:11 pm

Wow! They really are broken up! :( They do nothing together anymore. I don’t think it’s healthy to stay in a relationship just for the kids. ?? I think Angie will be much happier on her own. Their relationship sounds toxic.

TRUTH HURTS. @ 07/22/2009 at 5:11 pm

A true beauty inside and out. Can’t wait to see Angie and Brad at the premiere of IB next month.

goaheadandbash @ 07/22/2009 at 5:16 pm

does she ever do anything for american kids?

chicanery @ 07/22/2009 at 5:18 pm

She of the permanent bitchface.

JARED AND OK MAG ARE WRONG @ 07/22/2009 at 5:18 pm

jared ok is misinformed once again

29th International Arab Children’s Congress Focuses on Children’s Security 12 July 2009

Amman, Jordan (12 July 2009) – The 29th International Arab Children’s Congress (IAAC) took place from 5-11 July under the theme “The Right to Protection … Whose Responsibility?” under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Noor. Nearly 140 teenagers aged 14-16 from seventeen countries convened in Amman to discuss the well-being of children in light of risks such as war, pollution and the global financial crisis. This year’s guests of honor were Lebanese singer Najwa Karam and Jordanian actor Zuhair Nobani.
“By bringing together young people from all over the world at a stage in their lives when they can begin to appreciate common values within their diverse perspectives, we hope to lay the groundwork for a more respectful and cooperative world,” Queen Noor said.
http://www.kinghusseinfoundation.org/index.php?pager=end&type=news&task=vie

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