MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA OBJECTS EXCHANGED

Bridewealth Project

Multi-countries

-Saudi bride's father asks for a SR2 dowry, Gulf News, September 26 2012
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-arabia/saudi-bride-s-father-asks-for-a-sr2-dowry-1.1081127

-Development-Bahrain: Escalating Dowries Take Toll on Men, Inter Press News Agency, May 16 2010
http://www.ipsnews.net/2010/05/development-bahrain-escalating-dowries-take-toll-on-men/

Barhain

-Arab Husbands' Dowry Payment Is Less: Leaders Alarmed Over Foreign Brides, Los Angeles Times, October 15 1987
http://articles.latimes.com/1987-10-25/news/mn-16245_1_arab-women

Egypt

-The Cost of Getting Married in Egypt, Scoop Empire, October 02 2014
http://scoopempire.com/marriage-costs-egypt/

-The true cost of love in Egypt, The National, November 14 2008
http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/africa/the-true-cost-of-love-in-egypt

Iran

-Platinum prices for Iranian weddings poke at revolutionary norms, The Christian Science Monitor, September 21 2015
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2015/0921/Platinum-prices-for-Iranian-weddings-poke-at-revolutionary-norms

-Iran - Marriage, The Marriage and Family Encyclopedia
http://family.jrank.org/pages/951/Iran-Marriage.html

Jordan

-Waiting longer to marry in Jordan. In a traditional culture where adulthood begins at marriage, why are young Jordanians waiting longer to tie the knot?, Aljazeera, May 2 2014
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/02/waiting-longer-marry-jordan-201421972546802626.html

Kuwait

-Panel in Kuwait Urges Loans for Bachelors, The New York Times, August 6 1972
http://www.nytimes.com/1972/08/06/archives/panel-in-kuwait-urges-loans-for-bachelors.html

Morocco

-Marriage, the Practice and Value of Dowry: Obligatory or Optional?, Morocco World News, August 16 2012
https://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2012/08/53377/marriage-the-practice-and-value-of- dowry-obligatory-or-optional/

-Moroccan Wedding Traditions and Customs
http://heymorocco.com/culture/wedding-traditions-morocco.aspx

Oman

-Sultan's word is final on who Omani brides can marry, The National, May 06 2010
http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/middle-east/sultans-word-is-final-on-who-omani-brides-can-marry

Qatar

-Qatari men need wealth to fund wedding, Gulf News, August 15 2010
http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/qatar/qatari-men-need-wealth-to-fund-wedding-1.668191

Saudi Arabia

-Saudi Arabia Sets Dowry Limit for Virgin Brides to Combat Rise in Spinsters, International Business Times, August 19 2015
http://www.ibtimes.co.in/saudi-arabia-sets-dowry-limit-virgin-brides-combat-rise-spinsters-643419

-Saudi Brides Demanding Lowest Dowry Are Rewarded with Cash Prize at Mass Wedding, International Business Times, June 3 2015
http://www.ibtimes.com/saudi-brides-demanding-lowest-dowry-are-rewarded-cash-prize-mass-wedding-1951522

-The High Cost of Tying the Knot, Arab News, August 3 2008
http://www.arabnews.com/node/235181

Yemen

-Bride for sale: How much does a woman cost in Yemen?, YNetNews.com, October 21 2013
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4443387,00.html