AFP news, Madrid palace announced that former Spanish King Juan Carlos is currently in the United Arab Emirates. In early August, he was exiled overseas on corruption charges. Juan Carlos officially abdicated in June 2014, but retained the title of king and immunity from prosecution. In early June, prosecutors in Spain’s Supreme Court launched an investigation into Juan Carlos, which involved the signing of a high-speed rail contract between Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. Investigators tried to establish the fact that people around the king had bribed Juan Carlos.