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Kuwait Marriages losing sparkle?

Feature – Marriage loses its sparkle in Kuwait

Kuwaitis say divorce and remarriage have become easier and carry less of a social stigma. Nearly a quarter of those who divorced in 2011 had been married for less than a year.

October 11, 2012 8:59
 
Emiratis marrying foreigners… it must be about money

Emiratis marrying foreigners… it must be about money

Recent stats reveal that Emirati men are increasingly likely to marry foreign women. “Social experts” say it is because it’s cheaper for the men.

August 9, 2010 3:53
 
A new business frontier: Sex shops in the Gulf

A new business frontier: Sex shops in the Gulf

Kipp was stunned to discover the Gulf has a sex shop. It’s in Bahrain, it has good intentions… and it seems to be very popular.

May 31, 2010 11:28
 

Match made in heaven?

A 17 year old girl married a man 95 years her senior in Somalia. Why?

October 29, 2009 3:26
 
Saudi’s 10-year-old bride

Saudi’s 10-year-old bride

The little girl ran away after she was married off to an 80-year-old man by her father.

August 26, 2009 1:37
 
Saudi’s lost women

Saudi’s lost women

Women abandoned as babies on Saudi’s streets cannot lay claim to a traceable lineage, and face social problems in the kingdom.

June 29, 2009 9:18
 
Two frogs married in India

Two frogs married in India

Residents of the Indian suburb of Nagpur, in the state of Maharashtra, married two frogs in a...

June 24, 2009 2:29
 
Calling divorce

Calling divorce

A man in Saudi divorced his wife because she answered a phone call from a man who dialed a wrong number.

June 4, 2009 8:42
 
Sex Ed and the city

Sex Ed and the city

A book on sex education published recently by an Emirati woman has come under fire for tackling taboo subjects.

February 26, 2009 2:12
 
Rethinking the call to kill Mickey Mouse

Rethinking the call to kill Mickey Mouse

Saudi’s King Abdullah has said that several individuals have to be stopped from issuing “chaotic and whimsical fatwas.” So, is Mickey Mouse safe?

January 19, 2009 12:32
 
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