The 9 Wives of Middle Eastern Rulers: What They Look Like and Who They Are

Today the beautiful women of the East aren't all hidden away behind layers of religious clothing. Many of them impress with their style, striking appearance, and active social positions.

Bright Side offers you the chance to enjoy these ladies' outstanding charm.

Rania Al-Abdullah

She's the Queen of Jordan, the wife of King Abdullah II, and the mother of the heir to the throne, Hussein. Rania is an active Instagram user who fights for women's rights in the Middle East and favors replacing traditional clothing. The Queen herself adores clothing by Giorgio Armani and has even been photographed by fashion magazines.

Ameera Al-Taweel

This Saudi Arabian princess openly speaks out in favor of reform in her country. She shows by her example that one can and should live according to what their heart desires. Ameera studied in the USA, drives a car, and even divorced her husband. She now heads the charitable fund "Alwaleed Philanthropies."

Deena Abdulaziz al Saud

The most stylish princess of the Islamic world owns fashion boutiques in the capitals of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. In 2016, Deena became the chief editor of Vogue Arabia. In addition to her love for the fashion industry, the princess also adores spending time with her family and raising 3 children.

Moza bint Nasser

She's the second wife of the former Emir of Qatar and the mother of the country's new ruler. She's also the head of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Social Development and a UNESCO ambassador. She favors a free media and dreams of turning Qatar into a competitor to Silicon Valley.

Haya bint Hussein

The sister of the current King of Jordan, she's also the wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the current ruler of Dubai. She studied at Oxford and now engages in charitable work. She's also a UN Peace Ambassador.

Lalla Salma

The spouse of King Mohammed VI of Morocco, this red-haired beautiful lady is the first wife of a Moroccan ruler to publicly reveal what she looks like. She can also boast of having a degree in information systems engineering.

Fathima Kulsum Zohar

Deciding to adhere to tradition, the Queen of Saudi Arabia prefers to keep her personal life secret. She rarely appears in public but for some time had a Facebook page, to the surprise of many.

Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

The daughter of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, this young woman loves playing sports, and she's the captain of the UEA's national karate team. She can boast of both impressive sporting achievements and numerous fans.

Dana Al Khalifa

This princess is obsessed with fashion. Dana writes a blog, The Overdressed, and is also a real Instagram star. Her boldness is an inspiration to thousands of girls around the world, reminding them that they can be themselves.

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