King Faisal II

Special Death of Iraq’s last princess closes tumultuous chapter in Middle East history

Death of Iraq’s last princess closes tumultuous chapter in Middle East history

  • Princess Badiya bint Ali, who died aged 100 in London on Saturday, was the aunt of King Faisal II
  • She took refuge in Saudi embassy in Baghdad after royal family was eliminated in 1958 coup
By Jonathan Lessware - Zaynab Khojji ·

Special 60 years on, Iraqis reflect on the coup that killed King Faisal II

60 years on, Iraqis reflect on the coup that killed King Faisal II

By Suadad Al-Salhy and Jonathan Lessware ·