Wanted: fifth wife who cooks :: Arab News
JEDDAH, 26 May 2005 — Civil department employees in Jeddah were surprised when an old man came to their office in order to register his new wife. The problem was that the woman would have been his fifth wife. The office supervisor transferred the problem to the court which decided that the old man could not have more than four wives on his family card and if wanted to marry again, he must divorce one of the others. The man then requested some time to think and after thought and consideration, he decided to divorce his first wife. He said he needed the new wife because she is an excellent cook.