News and Commentary on Arab Women, Palestine, Cultural Politics, and Everything in Between
Sunday, April 02, 2006
According to this article, people in the Middle East spend over 2 billion dollars a year on weddings. Gulf countries are in the lead but also lots of middle class families. At the same time, in poorer countries like Egypt and Algeria, marriage is becoming beyond the finanical reach of many young couples. (in Arabic)
I hate weddings. I think people should marry quietly.