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Re: UK court finds against Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai
I heard some reports that it was an arranged match by her half brother king Abdullah of Jordan as the marriage resulted in investments by Dubai and the United Emirates in Jordan.
If there was any element of arrangement involved Princess Haya must have voluntarily consented to it. The Hashemites are notable for being more Westernised and less traditional than other Arab monarchies so it's impossible to believe that the King would have forced his sister into marrying against her will and his subsequent support for her since she fled Dubai would re-inforce this.