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.
An undated photo of Farouk with Narriman (Photo coutesy of Magda Malek / egyptianroyalty.net)
Narriman, now divorced, at her home in Heliopolis in Cairo, 1954 (Photo courtesy of Akram al-Nakeeb queennarriman.com)
‘What about Narriman?’
A still from interview Narriman gave later in life about her marriage to Farouk. 'What about Narriman?' she said. (Youtube grab)