This is a list of current monarchs of the Arabian Peninsula.
It includes the reigning houses of those states which are monarchies: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and each of the seven emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates.
The ruling families and their current head (and therefore ruler) are:
|Bahrain||King||Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa||Al Khalifa|||
|Kuwait||Emir||Nawaf Al Sabah||Al Sabah|||
|Oman||Sultan||Haitham bin Tariq Al Said||Al Said|||
|Qatar||Emir||Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani||Al Thani|||
|Saudi Arabia||King||Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud||Al Saud|||
|United Arab Emirates|
|Abu Dhabi||Sheikh||Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan||Al Nahyan|||
|Dubai||Sheikh||Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum||Al Maktoum|||
|Ajman||Sheikh||Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi III||Al Nuaimi|||
|Sharjah||Sheikh||Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi||Al Qasimi|||
|Ras Al Khaimah||Sheikh||Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi|||
|Umm Al Quwain||Sheikh||Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla||Al Mualla|||
|Fujairah||Sheikh||Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi||Al Sharqi|||
- List of Arabian Houses – royal families on the Arabian Peninsula in the 20th century
- Royal families of the United Arab Emirates
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