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Sheikh Maktoum & Princess Haya Split: PRINCESS HAYA REPORTED TO BE HIDING IN LONDON AND SEEKING DIVORCE
Princess Haya Al Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai’s billionaire ruler is believed to be in hiding in London according to the US based site The Daily Beast after the break-up of her marriage.
Sources close to the Dubai royal family confirmed that Princess Haya has left the country and is seeking a divorce.
The half-sister to King Abdullah of Jordan, is said to be seeking a divorce after initially fleeing to Germany with her children Jalila, 11, and Zayed, seven where she requested political asylum.
She is understood to have taken £31million with her to start a new life.
Unconfirmed reports in Arab media suggest a German diplomat helped her ‘escape’ from Dubai, leading to a potential diplomatic crisis between the two countries.
It is claimed that German authorities have refused a request from her husband Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Maktoum,68, to return his wife to Dubai.
The daughter of the late King Hussein of Jordan, Princess Haya married the Dubai ruler in 2004 and is referred to as his ‘junior wife’.
The incident has echoes one involving the Sheikh's 33-year-old daughter, Princess Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, who attempted to flee her father and Dubai for political asylum in America with the help of her close friend and a former French spy, last year
She was captured off the coast of Goa by Indian special forces and returned to the United Arab Emirates in exchange for Christian Michel, 57, British arms consultant at the centre of a bribery scandal over a helicopter deal in India.

PRINCESS HAYA OF JORDAN AND SHEIKH MOHAMMED bin RASHIN AL MAKTOUM
attend the Royal Meeting at Ascot on Ladies Day, Ascot Racecourse, Ascot_20/06/2013
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Sheikh Maktoum & Princess Haya Split: PRINCESS HAYA REPORTED TO BE HIDING IN LONDON AND SEEKING DIVORCE<br />
Princess Haya Al Hussein, the sixth wife of Dubai’s billionaire ruler is believed to be in hiding in London according to the US based site The Daily Beast after the break-up of her marriage.<br />
Sources close to the Dubai royal family confirmed that Princess Haya has left the country and is seeking a divorce.<br />
The half-sister to King Abdullah of Jordan, is said to be seeking a divorce after initially fleeing to Germany with her children Jalila, 11, and Zayed, seven where she requested political asylum.<br />
She is understood to have taken £31million with her to start a new life. <br />
Unconfirmed reports in Arab media suggest a German diplomat helped her ‘escape’ from Dubai, leading to a potential diplomatic crisis between the two countries. <br />
It is claimed that German authorities have refused a request from her husband Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Maktoum,68, to return his wife to Dubai. <br />
The daughter of the late King Hussein of Jordan, Princess Haya married the Dubai ruler in 2004 and is referred to as his ‘junior wife’.<br />
The incident has echoes one involving the Sheikh's 33-year-old daughter, Princess Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, who attempted to flee her father and Dubai for political asylum in America with the help of her close friend and a former French spy, last year<br />
She was captured off the coast of Goa by Indian special forces and returned to the United Arab Emirates in exchange for Christian Michel, 57, British arms consultant at the centre of a bribery scandal over a helicopter deal in India.<br />
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PRINCESS HAYA OF JORDAN AND SHEIKH MOHAMMED bin RASHIN AL MAKTOUM<br />
attend the Royal Meeting at Ascot on Ladies Day, Ascot Racecourse, Ascot_20/06/2013<br />
Mandatory Credit Photo: ©Joe Dias/NEWSPIX INTERNATIONAL<br />
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