Misyar marriages gain popularity among Saudis

Matchmakers are becoming busy by the day with the wider appeal of misyar marriages in Saudi Arabia.

By Mariam Al Hakeem

 

Riyadh: Matchmakers are becoming busy by the day with the wider appeal of misyar marriages in Saudi Arabia.

There has been a 50 percent increase in misyar marriages after the issuance of a religious edict (fatwa) giving the alliance sanctity last month by the Islamic Fiqh Academy.

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