Eswatini

Eswatini's Princess Sikhanyiso reveals pregnancy

In a series of posts on her Instagram account, Eswatini’s Princess Sikhanyiso, 32, revealed that she is expecting a son. The posts were from her baby shower at Nkoyoyo Royal Palace which featured a sign that said, “It’s a boy! A little prince is on the way!!” View this post on Instagram Baby shower empeleni. 😌 A post shared by…
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International royals

Fatimah, Last Queen of Libya

Early Life Fatimah was born in 1911 (the exact date has never been known) in what was Italian Libya in the Oasis of Kufra as the fifth daughter of Ahmed Sharif as-Senussi – who was the former 3rd Grand Seussi of the Senussi order of Sufism – and Khadija bint…
HistoryInternational royals

Narriman, Last Queen of Egypt

She was the daughter of a high ranking Egyptian official and the last Queen of Egypt as the second wife of King Farouk. The beauty married the King after he’d divorced his first wife after a failure to produce a male heir. Her Early Life Narriman Sadek was born…
Morocco

Suspects who stole watches from King Mohammed of Morocco sentenced to prison

The suspects who were accused of stealing watches from King Mohammed VI of Morocco have been sentenced to prison by the Rabat Court of Appeal. All were arrested back last December and faced charges of robbery and forming a criminal organisation. The 15 suspects who were involved in the theft of the luxury watches were handed prison terms ranging from two to 15 years. The two main defendants…
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International royals

Sultan of Oman dies at 79

According to state media, the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said Al Said, has died at the age of 79 after almost five decades on the throne. The Sultan, the longest-serving ruler in the Middle East, died Friday evening. A three day period of national mourning has been…
Morocco

12-year-old Princess Lalla Khadija opens vivarium of National Zoological Garden of Rabat

Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco inaugurated the vivarium of the National Zoological Garden of Rabat on Friday, 13 December. The 12-year-old daughter of King Mohammed VI and Princess Lalla Salma undertook the visit without either parent or her older brother, Crown Prince Moulay Hassan. When she arrived, a section of the auxiliary forces did the ceremonial honours before Her Royal Highness…
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Morocco

King Mohammed of Morocco hosts Ivanka Trump

King Mohammed VI of Morocco hosted First Daughter and Advisor the President of the United States, Ivanka Trump on Thursday in Rabat. The First Daughter later tweeted about the meeting, “Today I was honoured to speak with His Majesty King Mohammed VI & thank him…
Morocco

King of Morocco pardons journalist

The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, has pardoned a Moroccan journalist for Al Akhbar al Yaoum. Hajar Raissouni was arrested on 31 August and received a one-year prison sentence from a court in Rabat. The female journalist was jailed due to an illegal abortion and having sex outside marriage. The King gave her a royal pardon as she and her partner desire to create a family together in…
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