Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan: a formidable player

Key players
Issue 1147 - 19 May 2022 | 2 minute read

UAE National security advisor Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan was born in the late 1960s, a son of the late UAE President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan from his marriage to Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Al-Ketbi. As such, he is one of the six Bani Fatima brothers who now hold much of the power in Abu Dhabi. Tahnoun is married to Khawla Suwaidi, the prominent daughter of a long-time advisor to Sheikh Zayed.

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