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Veiled Muslim women look on as they see off their relatives who are leaving Ahmedabad for Mecca in Saudi Arabia to attend the annual religious Haj pilgrimage November 12, 2009 (Amit Dave/Reuters, via Landov)

Three's a crowd

Saudi Man Says 'I Do' To Three Friends

Beloved required her fiance to propose to her two girlfriends.

Three’s Company doesn’t begin to describe it. When one Saudi Arabian groom-to-be proposed to his beloved, she told him she’d only accept his offer if he also proposed to two of her friends. In Saudi Arabia, such a request is perfectly legal—men are allowed to take up to four wives. Also, by law, he must treat them equally "physically and emotionally and in regard to sustenance, expenditure, time and all obligations as a husband," reports GulfNews. Despite being unprepared for his fiancee's unusual request, the unwitting groom agreed, after much urging from friends and family.The man is now renting three apartments for his three brides, all in the same building.

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