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 for his gracious hospitality during our delegation’s visit to the beautiful country of Morocco. “The U.S. &amp…
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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…
Morocco

King Mohammed of Morocco diagnosed with acute bilateral pneumonitis, unable to attend Chirac funeral

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has been diagnosed with “acute bilateral pneumonitis of viral origin,” according to the Royal House on Sunday. The King has been prescribed a “few days for the monarch” by his doctor. The 56-year-old monarch will be unable to attend the funeral of former French President Jacques Chirac as a result. He had planned to travel to France to pay…
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Morocco

Who is Princess Lalla Meryem of Morocco?

Born in Rome, Italy, on 26 August 1962, to King Hassan II and his second wife, Lalla Latifa Hammou, Lalla Meryem was the first child and eldest daughter of the couple; her birth, reportedly, took place in Italy because the family was on holiday there at the time. She…
MoroccoPalaces & Buildings

Taking a look at Dar al-Makhzen Palace

Located in the centre of Rabat, Morocco, the Dar al-Makhzen Palace, also called Palais Royal, is the official residence of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco and his family. It should not be confused with the Dar el Makhzen in Tangier, Morocco. Alaouitesultans and kings have had a residence in the Moroccan capital sinceMuhammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya reigned in the 700s. The…
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International royals

Attorney confirms divorce between former Malaysian King and Russian wife

The former King of Malaysia, Sultan Muhammad V’s attorney has confirmed the former monarch divorced his Russian beauty queen wife in June. Koh Tien Hua, based in Singapore, released a statement Saturday saying his 49-year-old client had “irrevocably divorced” the 27-year-old Russian, Rihana Oksana Voevodina. The ex-Miss Moscow denies the divorce saying she has no knowledge of any…
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