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Sheikh’s daughter called UK police after kidnap, lawyer claims

Sheikh’s daughter called UK police after kidnap, lawyer claims

Revelation fuels calls for investigations into Cambridgeshire force and Foreign Office after high court bombshell. There are demands for independent inquiries into the roles of the Foreign Office and Cambridgeshire police after an investigation into the abduction of a princess ...
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Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum: Met urged to launch inquiry into Dubai’s ruler

Scotland Yard is being urged to open a criminal investigation into the billionaire ruler of Dubai after a court ruled last week that he had kidnapped two of his daughters. Lawyers for Princess Latifa, who was abducted by men working ...
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It’s a rancid sandpit run by a psycho with a taste for kidnapping. Welcome to Dubai!

Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum has only nine months left to realise his dream of making the United Arab Emirates “one of the best countries in the world by 2021”. He has a way to go. Right now it is 195th ...
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Britain’s lucrative ties with the Gulf states have been tested by court shocks

The accusations against Sheikh Mohammed make uncomfortable reading for many, including the Queen and the Foreign Office. For many decades the British royals have acted as one of the UK’s most potent instruments of “soft power” in promoting close relations ...
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Govt keeps mum after UK judge talks of ‘capture’ of Dubai princess by Indian commandos

Indian officials say London court ruling came in a 'family dispute' that does not involve international governments, defence ministry has 'no information'. The government has chosen to keep mum over a United Kingdom court saying that Indian forces helped in ...
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Queen shuns Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed who kidnapped daughters

Royal call for diversity in Commonwealth message to ‘worldwide family’ of nations. The Queen is to distance herself from the billionaire ruler of Dubai after a court ruled that he had kidnapped two of his daughters, The Times has learnt ...
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Mary Robinson’s visit to Dubai mentioned in British court judgment

Court found Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum ordered abduction of two of his daughters. The British court judgment that found the billionaire ruler of Dubai had ordered the abduction of two of his daughters, mentions the controversial visit former president Mary Robinson ...
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UAE: Free Dubai Ruler’s Captive Daughters

UK Court Concludes They Were Abducted, Forced Back to Dubai United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities should secure the freedom of two daughters of the ruler of Dubai, who a United Kingdom court found are being confined against their will, Human ...
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Dubai ruler abducted and imprisoned his princess daughters, UK court rules

The billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, orchestrated the abductions, torture and imprisonment of two of his princess daughters, according to documents unsealed this week by a British judge. High Court Judge Andrew McFarlane's ruling was part ...
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Dubai’s Runaway Princess Wins Her Case

She testified that about a threat to whisk her away to a desert prison, and a loaded gun on the bed. But the possibility of an arranged marriage of her 11-year-old daughter to MBS was only "hearsay," said the judge ...
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Police to review kidnap of Dubai sheikh’s daughter

A police investigation into the kidnap of a teenage Arab princess is being reviewed for the second time after a judge found that the abduction was orchestrated by the powerful ruler of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum was accused ...
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Horseracing body urged to review sheikh’s status

The regulatory body of British horseracing has been urged to review whether it allows the ruler of Dubai to race his horses in the UK after a senior judge found that he kidnapped two of his daughters and left one ...
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Dubai Ruler Imprisoned His Daughters and Threatened One of His Wives, U.K. Court Rules

Accusations against Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum of Dubai were validated in a child custody case. A court in Britain has found that Dubai’s ruler kidnapped and confined two grown daughters, then threatened one of his many wives when she ...
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Dark details of Dubai ruler’s private life laid bare by UK court case

Sheikh Mohammed’s reputation takes hit after his role in abduction of daughters is revealed. Parts of the ruling released by London’s High Court read like a thriller: a daring escape via dinghy, jet ski and yacht by a royal daughter ...
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The failed escape: Sheikha Latifa’s doomed flight from Dubai

Three years ago, in secluded corners of a sprawling mall in Dubai, Sheikha Latifa, the daughter of the emirate’s ruler, plotted with close friend Tiina Jauhiainen to escape her father’s clutches ...
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Robinson’s visit to Dubai in spotlight after UK court ruling

Finding UAE leader organised abduction of daughters goes against former president’s assertion. The dramatic finding by a UK family court that the ruler of Dubai organised the abduction of two of his daughters turns the focus again on a controversial ...
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Princess Haya, the polished princess whose affair brought a storm of abuse

Princess Haya once personified the image of Dubai as an oasis of tolerance in a desert ruled by tribal conservatism. The marriage of the Jordanian princess to Dubai’s powerful ruler cemented connections between the royal families and led to her ...
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Police were told to drop Dubai princess kidnap inquiry

A police investigation into the kidnapping of a teenage Arab princess after she escaped from her father’s British mansion was halted following interest by Tony Blair’s government. Princess Shamsa was 19 when she was snatched from a street in Cambridge ...
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Judge: Dubai ruler threatened wife, had daughters abducted

Jill Lawless and Danica KirkaMarch 5, 2020, Associated Press News The ruler of Dubai conducted a campaign of fear and intimidation against his estranged wife and ordered the abduction of two of his daughters, a British judge ruled in documents ...
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Dubai ruler kidnapped two of his daughters including Princess Latifa, British judge rules

The revelations emerge following a press battle over a dispute between Dubai's ruler and his wife Princess Haya bint al Hussein. A British judge has found that the ruler of Dubai is responsible for the kidnapping and detention of two ...
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Princess Haya: I feared Dubai ruler would abduct my kids

Jordanian Princess Haya bint al-Hussein told London’s High Court that she feared her former husband, the ruler of Dubai, would abduct her two children, take them back to the Gulf Arab state and prevent her from ever seeing them again ...
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Dubai ruler oversaw threats to wife and abduction of daughters, court rules

Legal rulings reveal campaign of intimidation by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, orchestrated a campaign “aimed at intimidating and frightening” his former wife Princess Haya that included leaving a gun ...
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Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters and threatened wife – UK court

Abduction, forced return, torture and a campaign of intimidation. On Thursday the damning allegations made against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, by his former wife, Princess Haya Bint Al-Hussain, became established fact, published in a ...
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Dubai sheikh kidnapped daughters and intimidated cheating wife, judge rules

The billionaire ruler of Dubai kidnapped two of his daughters and left the youngest of his six wives in fear of her life after discovering her affair with a bodyguard, a senior judge has found. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, ...
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Tangled family life of Dubai’s ruler blown into the open

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, and close friend of the British royal family, is nothing if not conscious of his status. He is Dubai’s emblem: modern, adventurous, closely tied to ...
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