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Saudi matchmaking turns high-tech

The traditional skills of the Kingdom’s matchmakers have survived many changes, and they are confident that amid rapid social changes among the younger generation and a technological revolution they can continue to ply their trade. As men and women enjoy opportunities to mingle and meet and attitudes across the country …

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How many Emirati marriages last under 1 year?

A report published in Abu Dhabi recently has found that the most popular month for Emirati weddings is in March and ironically, the most popular month for divorces was also in March. The Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre (ADSC) reported that a total of 5,892 marriage contracts were registered in Abu …

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No Money for Marrying Icelandic Maiden

BY VALA HAFSTAD — False rumors about the Icelandic government offering financial compensation to foreign men willing to marry Icelandic women have caused dozens of suitors to contact the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, mbl.is reports. A story published on a website called thespiritwhispers.com claims that Icelandic authorities pay males …

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