Looking back at the jaw-dropping weddings of the decade

Rym Saidi walked down the aisle in a Cinderella-like gown by Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika. (Instagram)
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Updated 25 December 2019

Looking back at the jaw-dropping weddings of the decade

As the decade draws to a close, we look back at some of the Arab world's most talked about nuptials.

Dana Wolley

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Congrats to our sweetest couple #Doonieandsamer @doooonie

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The influencer’s sparkling wedding gown by Esposa Prive made headlines across the region due to its thousands of Swarovski stones. She married Samer Zayat on July 25, 2016. 

Amy Samir Ghanem

After years of rumors, Egyptian actors Amy Samir Ghanem and Hassan El-Raddad tied the knot on Nov. 4, 2016, in El-Gouna, Egypt. 

Balqees Fathi

Emirati-Yemeni singer Balqees Fathi tied the knot with Saudi businessman Sultan Bin Abdullatif on Dec. 29, 2016, at the Armani Hotel in the Burj Khalifa, Dubai. The star wore a glittering wedding dress by designer Tima Abid. 

Rym Saidi

The Tunisian actress and model married Lebanese television presenter Wissam Breidy on July 10, 2017. Saidi walked down the aisle in a Cinderella-like gown by Lebanese designer Georges Hobeika. 

Andrea Wazen

Not only was Andrea Wazen’s wedding a striking fairytale, but the Lebanese footwear designer also created her own wedding shoes. She married Anthony Zaatar on Oct. 20, 2018. 

Elie Saab Jr. 

In July 2019, social media was abuzz with news of Lebanon’s wedding of the year as Elie Saab Jr. and Christina Mourad tied the knot. 

Amal Clooney

Hollywood actor George Clooney offically bid adieu to his bachelor days in September 2014 when he married Lebanese barrister Amal Clooney (nee Alamuddin) in Venice.

Sabine Ghanem

The Lebanese-Egyptian jewelry designer Sabine Ghanem tied the knot with billionaire heir Joseph Getty at Castello Odescalchi in Rome in 2015 among guests that included Princess Beatrice.

 

 


Chrissy Teigen, John Legend are expecting their third baby

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Chrissy Teigen, John Legend are expecting their third baby

NEW YORK: American singer and songwriter John Legend and his wife, social media darling and model Chrissy Teigen, are expecting their third baby. 

The couple announced the news in Legend’s new video for the song “Wild,” which premiered Thursday and features Teigen and Legend holding her baby bump at the end of the clip.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

#Wild music video in one hour! Link in bio.

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The video also features their 4-year-old daughter Luna and 2-year-old son Miles.

“Wild,” featuring Grammy-winning singer-guitarist Gary Clark Jr., is from Legend’s recent album “Bigger Love.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

forever!

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The video, shot in Mexico, was directed by Nabil Elderkin, who introduced Legend to Teigen 14 years ago.

Legend and Teigen were married in 2013.