For Arab newlyweds, the party goes on until police bust in

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For Arab newlyweds, the party goes on until police bust in

FILE - In this April 18, 2020 file photo, a policeman asks a bride and groom to leave the waterfront promenade where they had decided to take some pictures, in Beirut, Lebanon. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
A Palestinian groom is thrown in the air during a wedding party in Azmut near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
FILE - In this April 16, 2020 file photo, newlyweds are surrounded by their friends as they celebrate before a curfew imposed as a prevention measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Cairo, Egypt. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
Palestinians celebrate during a wedding party in Azmut near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

For Arab newlyweds, the party goes on until police bust in

FILE - In this April 18, 2020 file photo, a policeman asks a bride and groom to leave the waterfront promenade where they had decided to take some pictures, in Beirut, Lebanon. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
A Palestinian groom is thrown in the air during a wedding party in Azmut near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
FILE - In this April 16, 2020 file photo, newlyweds are surrounded by their friends as they celebrate before a curfew imposed as a prevention measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Cairo, Egypt. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty, File)
Palestinians celebrate during a wedding party in Azmut near the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. In a region where marriage is the cornerstone of society, couples are plowing ahead with weddings, despite the deadly risks. From the Palestinian territories to the United Arab Emirates, officials attribute a spike in coronavirus cases to traditional, large-scale weddings that flout public health restrictions.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
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