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Princess Haya, wife of Dubai’s ruler, has fled to London

Princess Haya, Dubai ruler's wife in UK in fear of her life

Princess Haya Bint Al HussePic Credit: Emirates Woman
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Princess Haya, wife of Dubai’s ruler, has fled to London, Princess Haya, Dubai ruler's wife in UK in fear of her life, reportedly after learning disturbing. The princess is now said to be hiding in a townhouse in central London. The princess is hiding out at her Kensington Palace Gardens townhouse in London, and is beginning divorce proceedings.

The billionaire ruler of Dubai is battling his wife for custody of their two children in a London court, in what is set to be one of the most expensive and fiercely contested such cases in UK history. The British-educated Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, 45, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, married the sheikh in 2004, becoming his sixth and “junior wife.”

She is the daughter of the former King of Jordan and half-sister to King Abdullah, as well as an Olympic athlete with a passion for horses who first represented her country age 13. According to the BBC, Princess Haya, the daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, fled after learning details about the disappearance of one of her husband's 23 daughters last year.

Princess Haya was born in May 1974. Her father was King Hussein of Jordan, and her mother was Queen Alia al-Hussein. She was just three years old when her mother was killed in a helicopter crash in the south of the country.

Latifa has not been heard from since and activists fear she has been languishing in jail, though the Emirati embassy in London in December said in a statement that she was alive, and “safe in Dubai.” Sheikh Mohammed, 69, who is a billionaire racehorse owner and has often been seen conversing with the Queen at Ascot, has posted a furious poem on Instagram accusing an unidentified woman of "treachery and betrayal".

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