Saddam’s granddaughter’s pre-wedding snaps flood social media

Banin posing with her fiancé Raad. (Photo courtesy: Twitter)

Photos of Saddam Hussein’s granddaughter’s pre-wedding celebrations flooded the Internet after they were posted by her mother on Instagram Thursday.

Before a bride dons the white bridal gown for the wedding ceremony, a typical pre-wedding celebration called a Henna was held in Jordan.

Banin, Saddam’s granddaughter from his eldest daughter Raghad, was seen wearing a traditional Arab dark pink outfit with silver embroidery.

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In one picture, she was seen signing her marriage contract.

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Meanwhile, snaps of the wedding invitations, which is scheduled to take place on Nov. 24, show them printed on cards in the shape of an eagle – a symbol commonly associated with 20th-century pan-Arabism, which Saddam espoused through his Baathist ideology.

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The eagle was also used to embellish some of the décor.

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