Saudi Arabia

Ninety Year Old Saudi Arabian Man Marries 15 Year Old

Paid $17,500 dowry

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While it's not unusual for an older man to marry a younger wife in Saudi culture, the recent marriage of a 90-year-old Saudi man to a 15-year-old girl is raising human rights questions.   

In an interview with the Al Arabiya news channel, the elderly groom said his marriage was "legal and correct" and noted he paid the girl's parents a $17,500 dowry.