Update: Introducing Sheikha AlJalila of Dubai

Update: It has been announced that the child’s name is actually Her Highness Sheikha AlJalila Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Originally posted December 2nd: Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai, 58, and his junior wife Princess Haya of Jordan, 33, have welcomed their first child together. Her Highness Sheikha Alia Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum was born on December 2nd in Dubai. Both the mother and the baby are in excellent condition. This is the first child for the princess and eighteenth to the Sheikh who has seven sons and ten daughters with his senior wife Hind Bint Maktoum.

Sheikh and Hind Bint Maktoum have been married since 1980; he married Princess Haya in 2004.

Source: FEI

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