Saudi woman divorced over tweets

Saudi man said to have taken action after wife refused to cancel Twitter account

A Saudi man divorced his wife because she had a Twitter account without informing him, Arab News reported.

The man in his 30s asked his wife to cancel her account and then decided to divorce her after she refused to do so, the Jeddah-based newspaper reported. 

The wife went to her parents' home and efforts to reconcile her and her husband include an agreement where he will pay his wife to delete her account.

The wife is adamant about keeping her Twitter account. Efforts are still underway to reunite the couple, which could see the husband double the amount of money proposed in a family settlement, according to the newspaper.   

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

NOTE: Comments posted on arabianbusiness.com may be printed in the magazine Arabian Business

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

Posted by: kashif sethi

she got divorce due to some hidden agenda that she did not want to disclosed to her husband even on offer of compansation.......it is dishonesty to her spouse.
media always seek headline instead of real matter.
the above story says just like that.

Posted by: gordon

@kashif and @khalid
what would you say if your wives demanded that you cancel your email account?

Posted by: Khalid

A woman who sells her husband for a twitter account is not worth a thing.

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
The art of social media influencing

The art of social media influencing

As social media influencers increasingly demand attention in...

Digital dilemma: the future on advertising

Digital dilemma: the future on advertising

If you’re not advertising online these days, you’re not advertising...

Saudi Arabia's rulers adapt message for social media age

Saudi Arabia's rulers adapt message for social media age

Saudi Arabia's leaders have historically courted public opinion...

Most Discussed
sponsoredTracking