Divorce for Princess Aisha of Jordan and Edward Banayoti

  July 4, 2016 at 5:01 am by

The Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan announced on July 1st the divorce of Princess Aisha bint Al Hussein and her second husband, Mr Edward (Ashraf) Banayoti. The couple were married in a private ceremony last January in Amman.

According to the statement which was published by the Jordan Times daily newspaper, Edward Banayoti took the Muslim name Ashraf when he converted to Islam.

Princess Aisha, who is 48 years old, is the younger sister of King Abdullah II and the twin sister of Princess Zein bint Al Hussein. She was educated at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and is currently serving as the defence attache with the Jordanian Embassy in the United States. She has two children from her previous marriage to Mr Zeid Juma.

Princess Aisha (R) in 2005

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