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…
International royals

Hawaiian Princess ordered to attend hearing regarding conservator

A Hawaiian Princess has been ordered to attend a hearing regarding a possible conservatorship over her with her massive wealth. Princess Abigail Kawananakoa, 93, was ordered on Friday to make an appearance in a two-year-long court battle over fortune. She suffered a stroke in 2017, and after that, her attorney Jim Wright has assumed the role of the trustee over her estate. Abigail would…
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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…
British RoyalsLesothoThe Sussexes

Duchess of Sussex reportedly read Roger McGough's 'The Vow' during Misha Nonoo's wedding

The Duchess of Sussex was reportedly the only guest who gave a reading at last Friday’s wedding between her fashion designer friend, Misha Nonoo, and oil executive Michael Hess. According to reports in both The Sun and the Daily Mail, Meghan reportedly read a poem entitled “Vow” by Roger McGough during the ceremony and was given carte blanche by Nonoo to choose whatever she’d like for…
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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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