Saudi woman divorced over tweets

Saudi man said to have taken action after wife refused to cancel Twitter account
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By Staff writer
Sun 30 Dec 2012 04:35 PM

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.   

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