Gone, but not forgotten: King Farouk’s lasting legacy

Friday, 31 January 2014

The last in Al Arabiya’s series on the reign of Egypt’s King Farouk examines his mark that the monarchy – and his entire royal dynasty – has left on the country today. “Propaganda today is a powerful weapon, and in thirty days of ceaselessly flooding every newspaper, radio programme, and public speech with hatred against one man, almost anybody could be persuaded to believe him a villain,” former Egyptian monarch King Farouk wrote in his rarely-seen memoirs ...

King Farouk’s fabulous wealth

Thursday, 30 January 2014

The latest in Al Arabiya’s series on the colorful reign of Egypt’s King Farouk examines his famous wealth and property

‘Nasty, painful, depressing:’ King Farouk’s tragic royal romance

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

The latest in Al Arabiya’s series on the colorful reign of Egypt’s King Farouk looks at his failed marriage with Narriman Sadek, a commoner who became Egypt’s last queen, as revealed through the monarch’s long-forgotten memoirs and interviews. Tears were streaming down King Farouk’s face. His wife, Queen Narriman, was giving birth to the future sovereign of Egypt, who was one month premature. The current king, who had kept a bedside vigil by Narriman’s bed, ...

Egypt’s King Farouk: philanderer or family man?

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

In memoirs obtained by Al Arabiya News, the late monarch seems unrepentant about his notorious gambling habit and extramarital affairs

Memoirs of Egypt’s King Farouk reveal lonely boyhood

Monday, 27 January 2014

A clearer picture of the failed monarch's royal upbringing as a pampered and privileged crown prince can be seen

Did the Muslim Brotherhood overthrow Egypt’s King Farouk?

Sunday, 26 January 2014

The ex-king’s belief that the Muslim Brotherhood were behind his sudden overthrow is revealed through a copy of the Farouk's long-forgotten memoirs

The overthrow of Egypt’s King Farouk: a dramatic departure from power

Saturday, 25 January 2014

In his long-forgotten memoirs, the former king describes being trapped in his palace by revolutionaries

Al Arabiya to examine King Farouk’s forgotten memoirs

Friday, 24 January 2014

Special series on the rise and fall of Egypt’s most scandalous monarch to start on Jan. 25

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