Jordan: King Abdullah appoints his brother Prince Faisal bin Hussein as royal deputy

Jordan: King Abdullah appoints his brother Prince Faisal bin Hussein as royal deputy
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Prince Faisal bin Hussein has been sworn in as deputy to his brother King Abdullah of Jordan, according to the country's Petra News Agency on Friday.
Born in Amman, Prince Faisal moved to his mother's native UK to attend a school in England before moving to the US [source: Getty]

Jordan's Prince Faisal bin Hussein was sworn in as deputy to his brother King Abdullah, state television reported on Friday. 

Hussein is the son of King Hussein and Princess Muna, and Abdullah's younger brother. 

The new deputy has spent time serving in the country's Royal Jordanian Air Force. 

He has also acted as regent during the king's trips abroad.