Aida Fustuq

Aida Fustuq
NationalityLebanese
SpouseKing Abdullah (divorced)
Children
Relatives

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.

Biography

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]

References

  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". Mz.net (in Arabic). 15 March 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2020.
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