Queen lived through 155 Arab rulers…


Queen Elizabeth II has officially marked 63 years and 217 days of rule, breaking the record as the longest-serving British monarch on Wednesday. She has lived through 155 Arab kings and presidents.
Her reign has witnessed seven Saudi kings (King Abdul Aziz, King Saud, King Faisal, King Khalid, King Fahd, King Abdullah and current King Salman); five Kuwaiti princes (Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad, Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah and current Prince Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad. She has also witnessed two Emirati rulers (Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan and his son Sheikh Khalifa) and two Sultans in Oman (Said bin Taymour and Qaboos bin Said), according to AlArabiya.net.
As for Qatar, five rulers have passed during her reign: late Sheikh Ali Abdullah Al-Thani and his son Sheikh Ahmed bin Ali, then Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, his son Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa and later on the latter’s son Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. In Bahrain, three governors: Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, his son Sheikh Isa bin Salman and his grandson King Hamad bin Isa.


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