List of current monarchs of the Arabian Peninsula
This is a list of current monarchs of the Arabian Peninsula.
It includes the ruling houses of those states which are monarchies: Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the each of the seven emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates.
The Ruling families and their current head (and therefore Ruler) are:
- Al Khalifa family in Bahrain: Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
- Al Maktoum family in Dubai: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
- Al Mualla family in Umm Al Quwain: Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla
- Al Nahyan family in Abu Dhabi: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
- Al Nuaimi family in Ajman: Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi III
- Al Qasimi family in Ras Al Khaimah: Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi
- Al Qasimi family in Sharjah: Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi and Ras Al Khaimah: Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi
- Al Sabah family in Kuwait: Nawaf Al Sabah
- Al Said family in Oman: Haitham bin Tariq Al Said
- Al Saud family in Saudi Arabia: Salman of Saudi Arabia
- Al Sharqi family in Fujairah: Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
- Al Thani family in Qatar: Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
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