International royals

Royal Baby Alert: Tonga has a new Princess

It’s starting to look like a fruitful year in royal baby land as the Crown Princess of Tonga gives birth to her fourth child and third daughter. Crown Princess Sinaitakala gave birth to a baby girl at the Calvary Hospital in Canberra, Australia, on 25 February. The little girl was born at 5.41 P.M (7.41 P.M Tongan time). The Palace Office in Nuku’alofa announced that she had been…
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Morocco

King of Morocco invited to Israel

The King of Morocco, Mohammed VI, has been invited to Israel by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The invitation was extended during a phone conversation between the pair on Christmas Day. The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office said their phone conversation…
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European and African monarchs join Queen Elizabeth and King Abdullah in sending condolences to Lebanon

Monarchs from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East have joined Queen Elizabeth II and Jordan’s King Abdullah in sending condolences to Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun after the explosion that left massive devastation in Beirut on Tuesday. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima said: “Beirut is in shock following a disaster of unprecedented proportions. With the Lebanese…
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Meet the King of Rwanda who lives in a council house in Manchester

Being a monarch usually comes with lavish luxuries, not least a palace and team of servants. But for the King of Rwanda, Yuhi VI, a modest council house in Manchester is proving to be most sufficient. King Yuhi, who is better known as Emmanuel Bushayija, has been living in a semi-detached house in Greater Manchester for over 20 years now and became monarch of Rwanda in January 2017 following…
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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…
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 Ahmad al-Rifi. Her mother was the daughter of an influential general in the country, Ahmad al-Rifi. Her father was known for his…
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