Controversial monarchs on UK royal guest list

Invited guests for prince's nuptials include controversial foreign figures.


    There is just a week to go until the British royal wedding, when Prince William will marry his long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton.

    All the guessing about who has been invited is over - as the full list of confirmed guests has just been released.

    There is a smattering of celebrities as well as some controversial foreign figures, including the crown prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa. He declined the invite on Sunday.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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