Aida Fustuq

Aida Fustuq
SpouseKing Abdullah (divorced)

Aida Fustuq is a Lebanese woman of Palestinian origin who was one of the former wives of King Abdullah, who ruled Saudi Arabia between 2005 and 2015.


Aida Fustuq hails from Lebanese Sunni family[1] who are of Palestinian origin.[2] She had eight siblings.[3] Her brothers are businessmen,[1] including Mahmoud Fustuq.[4] One of her sisters, Abla Fustuq, was the spouse of Nassib Lahoud, a Lebanese politician.[5][6]

Aida Fustuq married King Abdullah.[7] Later they divorced.[8] One of her children with King Abdullah is Princess Adila.[2] The other one is Prince Abdulaziz, former assistant foreign minister.[5][9]


  1. ^ a b "The Fustok brothers, guardians of the financial secrets of King Abdullah". Intelligence Quarterly. 28 February 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Princess Adila bint Abdullah". Women 2030. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Haughey's friend, the diplomatic millionaire". The Irish Times. 17 July 1999. Retrieved 3 January 2023.
  4. ^ "A unique house style of medical journalism". Irish Medical Times. 24 August 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2023.
  5. ^ a b "خاص بيروت اوبزرفر : إبن الملك عبدالله اجتمع بالأسد لتمهيد الطريق أمام الحريري ….و الأسد ممتعض من المعارضه". Beirut Observer (in Arabic). 24 June 2009. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Nassib Lahoud Decorated with Order of the Cedar during Funeral Procession". Naharnet. 4 February 2012. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  7. ^ Stig Stenslie (2011). "Power Behind the Veil: Princesses of the House of Saud". Journal of Arabian Studies: Arabia, the Gulf, and the Red Sea. 1 (1): 69–79. doi:10.1080/21534764.2011.576050. S2CID 153320942.
  8. ^ Kaelen Wilson-Goldie (27 March 2007). "More talk, less distortion". The Daily Star. Beirut. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
  9. ^ "محليات صور نادرة للملك عبد الله وحياته". (in Arabic). 15 March 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
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