Morocco

The King of Morocco speaks as tensions continue to rise in western Sahara

Since 13 November tensions in Western Sahara have been escalating. It is an area of Western Africa that is claimed by the Kingdom of Morocco. In a speech, marking the 45th anniversary of the Green March, King Mohammed VI condemned the Polisario Front’s recent provocations in Guerguerat and the separatist group’s manoeuvres seeking to undermine the stability of Morocco’s southern provinces.
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Morocco

King of Morocco undergoes successful heart procedure

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has undergone a successful heart procedure, the state news agency in Morocco, MAP has said. The heart surgery took place on Sunday in Rabat at the clinic in the Royal Palace. The 56-year-old King had a heart rhythm disorder called “atrial flutter”. His medical team consisted of Dr Abdelaziz Maouni, Dr Olivier Thomas, Dr Olivier Dubourg, Dr Ali Chaib, Dr…
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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 A post shared by Inkhosatana…
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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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