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Marriages in Egypt rose to 928,800 in 2019: CAPMAS
Life & Style

Marriages in Egypt rose to 928,800 in 2019: CAPMAS

The total number of marriages across Egypt increased to 928,800 contracts in 2019 compared to 887,300 in 2018, the Central…
For Arab newlyweds, the party goes on until police bust in
Middle East

For Arab newlyweds, the party goes on until police bust in

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The party was going strong: traditional music blared, families cheered, throngs of revelers danced.…
Egypt to resume weddings, conferences, exhibitions and more starting Monday
Egypt

Egypt to resume weddings, conferences, exhibitions and more starting Monday

The Egyptian Official Gazette on Saturday published a decree from Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to allow holding weddings, conferences, exhibitions…
Iran’s president calls for ban on weddings, wakes to halt virus spread
Middle East

Iran’s president calls for ban on weddings, wakes to halt virus spread

(Reuters) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for big gatherings such as weddings and wakes to be banned…
Wedding season brings new virus outbreak in West Bank
Middle East

Wedding season brings new virus outbreak in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — By the end of May, the Palestinian Authority appeared to have quashed a coronavirus outbreak…
Wedding bell blues; coronavirus crashes party for couples, planners
World

Wedding bell blues; coronavirus crashes party for couples, planners

ROME (Reuters) – The Roman villa is booked, the guests are invited and their hotel rooms reserved. The gown is…
Gazan bridegrooms end up in jail over unpaid debts
Middle East

Gazan bridegrooms end up in jail over unpaid debts

GAZA (Reuters) – Bridegrooms in the Gaza Strip are finding marriage a path to debtors’ prison rather than to happiness.…
A mother’s 11-day hunger strike: seeking justice for her child killed by bullet
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A mother’s 11-day hunger strike: seeking justice for her child killed by bullet

Activist Marwa Kenawy, mother of 13-year-old Youssef Al Araby killed by a stray bullet in the head, began a hunger…
In Saudi weddings, small is the new beautiful
Life & Style

In Saudi weddings, small is the new beautiful

  It was a Saudi wedding like any other — clutching a decorative sword, the groom bobbed and swayed in…
Gold rush: Why the Indian wedding season is a boon for Dubai
Life & Style

Gold rush: Why the Indian wedding season is a boon for Dubai

As Hindus all over the world prepare for Diwali celebrations, millions more will begin preparations of another kind. October marks…
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