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Marriage cancelled after bride's father makes salary demand
Saudi couple's marriage cancelled after the bride's father insisted on getting half her salary for life
- By Habib Toumi, Bureau Chief
- Published: 19:23 January 5, 2011
MONEY WINS [over] HUMAN NATURE
Noor, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
What a greedy father he is. Shame on this man.
Asim, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
As usual, searching for the odd news and make it the main news for your saudi news. There is so much good news in saudi - how come if you can write about peoples personal things and make it mainstream news, and make an entire community look like that, that you cant write about the charitable things they do, all the little good things, just like you write about all the little bad things.
fayyad, dubai, United Arab Emirates
Sad ! its ONLY the children who suffers, and 'such' parents think. Oh ! we know what we're doing...may God guide such parents !
Hadi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
If the father had refused to marry off the daughter some one else like brother or uncle should have taken up the task. Such a selfish father has no right on the daughter.i really feel sorry for the bride and the groom.
sheen, dub, United Arab Emirates
I think this is happend just because of EGO problem between two parties i.e bride father and groom. This ego is a major problem among people. I saw & heard so many break ups in ralationships, friendships, businesses happened just because of this EGO problem. This problem is there even for minor things i.e when you are driving, walking in the malls etc. This can be avoided by proper counselling to the citizens with peace of mind, there is no other way & legal actions are not going to solve the problem permanently. Government should arrange for proper counselling for its citizens, monthly gathering & make different groups - age wise, man & women etc. This can be resolved.
Anonymous, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
How could a father like this broke the heart of his daughter. What if the bride become depressed and get insane because of the embarrassment he had caused her. Such a shame to his family!!!
Anonymous, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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