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What happened to the Iranian royals after the monarchy fell?

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of the 2,500-year-old Persian monarchy. We are taking a look at what happened to the Iranian royals after the monarchy was officially deposed in the evening on this day in 1979. The monarch in Iran was the Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who was married to Empress Farah. The Shah had four children with the Empress (Crown Prince Reza…
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Thailand

Thai King denounces sister's bid to become Prime Minister

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (or Rama X) has denounced his sister, Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi after she announced her bid to become the country’s next prime minister. King Rama X made a televised address about his sister on Friday saying, “Involvement of a high-ranking member of the Royal Family in politics, in whatever way, is an act that…
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Prince Charles and Camilla

Historic visit to Cuba ahead for Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are to undertake a historic visit to the island of Cuba during their Anglo Caribbean tour later this spring. Their Royal Highnesses will be the first members of the Royal Family to visit the communist country located 90 miles from the United States. No previous travel by the royals (or British prime ministers) have taken place as it has been considered…
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Thailand

Princess Chulabhorn admitted to hospital

Thailand’s Princess Chulabhorn has been admitted to a hospital in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok. The 61-year-old Princess entered the Ramathibodi University Hospital on Monday according to a press release sent out by the Royal Household Bureau. Princess…
International royals

Sheikh Mohammed welcomes visit by the Pope to UAE

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, said over the weekend that he welcomed a visit by Pope Francis to the UAE. In a statement about the upcoming visit of the Head of the Catholic Church, His Highness stated, “We welcome the visit of Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, to the UAE. We, as UAE leadership and people…
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