UAE

Late Emir of Abu Dhabi laid to rest

Abu Dhabi’s late Emir, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has been laid to rest. Following Muslim tradition, his burial took place the same day as his death on 13 May. The Sheikh’s brother and newly reigning Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan performed the funeral prayer for his sibling at Abu Dhabi’s First Mosque. Other members of the…
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Judge declares Princess Haya was victim of domestic abuse

Jordan’s Princess Haya has won custody of her two children after a London court ruled that her ex-husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, inflicted domestic abuse against her. A senior judge has given Princess Haya the sole responsibility of caring for the two children, aged 14 and 10, after saying Haya was the victim of “exorbitant” domestic abuse.
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UAE

Proceedings for Dubai royal divorce begins

The divorce between the Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, and Jordan’s Princess Haya, 47, has begun. Princess Haya, the younger half-sister of Jordan’s King Abdullah, arrived at a London court on 26 October to demand a share of the Sheikh’s estimated $18 billion fortune. The Princess is being represented by Baroness…
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UAE

UN yet to see 'proof of life' of Princess Latifa

The United Nations has said they have not received proof of life of Princess Latifa, the daughter of the Ruler of Dubai, from the UAE after requesting it two weeks ago. The UN requested the UAE provide proof of life two weeks ago after secretly videos were released of…
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Queen Noor weighs in on missing Dubai Princess

Queen Noor of Jordan has waded in on the controversy regarding the missing Dubai Princess Latifa whose friends recently released secretly recorded videos of the royal in captivity. Queen Noor, who sits on the board of commissioners for the International Commission on Missing Persons, retweeted an article about Princess Latifa and asked: “Where is her sister Shamsa??” Noor has…
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