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Majali is a prominent Bedouin East Jordanian family who has resided the town of Al-Karak since at least the 1770s.[1] Family members ruled Al Karak for long periods and served both the Ottoman Turks and the Hashemite family that has ruled Jordan since 1921. They have occupied senior positions in the government and military.[2]

Notable Figures[edit]

  1. ^ Salibi, Kamal.The Modern History of Jordan. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992.
  2. ^ Wilson, Mary. King Abdullah, Britain, and the Making of Jordan. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987.