Zeina Talal Arslan

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Princess Zeina Arslan is the wife of Prince Talal Arslan, son of Lebanese independence figure Emir Majid Arslan II and Head of the House of Arslan which includes the Lakhmid throne of Al-Hira. She takes care of social affairs and is not involved in politics.


Princess Zeina was born in Beirut on the 3rd of January 1971 and went to an elementary school called "Lycée de Verdun" before going to London due to the civil war that occurred in the country. In England, she studied at The American School in London and has a Bachelor degree from Richmond University. She first met Prince Talal when he was on a visit to her parents' house in Mayfair in 1992. Princess Zeina now lives with her family in the Khalde palace located in the suburbs of Beirut. She married Prince Talal on the 17th of July 1993. They now have two children: Prince Majid (born in 1994) and Princess Kinda (born in 1996). Her son, Majid, is the Heir to the Lakhmids and House of Arslan.

Social duties[edit]

Styles of
Princess Zeina Talal Arslan
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Reference style Her Highness
Spoken style Your Highness
Alternative style Madame

Princess Zeina heads three social foundations:

  • The Motherhood Committee - Aley Qaza - [1]
  • The Lebanese Women's Forum[2]
  • Emir Majid Arslan's foundation - The South Province

The Motherhood Committee has a mammography and ultra-sound center in Aley [3] and runs an annual charity event for the benefit of the center. She is also head of the Lebanese Women Forum (LWF) that has more than five medical centres in Mount Lebanon, the Metn and the South, where people can benefit from fundamental medical treatments and advices for free.[citation needed] The LWF also owns a textile factory that produces products such as clothes, dresses, table arrangements and towels.

Emir Majid Arslan's foundation is also a social foundation that has a nursery department in Hasbaya, a medical center in Choueifat and a girls' foyer.[4]

Titles and styles[edit]

  • 3 January 1971 – 17 July 1993: Miss Zeina Saleem Kheireddine
  • 17 July 1993 – present: Her Highness Princess Zeina Talal Arslan

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