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Camilla Parker Bowles's Female Protection Team | Middle East

People Are Obsessed With This Photo of Duchess Camilla Surrounded by Badass Women in the UAE

The royal family toured the Middle East earlier this month and a picture of Camilla Parker Bowles's protection team in the United Arab Emirates has captured the internet's attention. The photo shows Bowles, who is the duchess of Cornwall and married to Prince Charles, flanked by a security team from the UAE presidential guard, a unit of women.

Official Instagram account clarencehouse shared the powerful image of Bowles and the security team along with some background about her guards. Dressed in traditional hijabs and abayas, the team of five was selected from the 50 women in the presidential guard. Shaima al Kaabi, Basima al Kaabi, Hannan al Hatawi, Nisreen al Hamawi, and Salama al Remeithi are all trained in martial arts and combat โ€” the caption also noted that Shaima, Nisreen, and Hannan "achieved the remarkable feat of conquering Mount Everest" earlier this year.

The photo has since gone viral for capturing such a strong force of women; it has over 8,000 "likes" on Instagram and has received plenty of praise on Twitter.

Bowles's female security team fit the theme of the royal visit to the Middle East: encouraging women's advancement and religious tolerance.

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