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K-pop Rocks Riyadh – and Riles the Clerics

Girl group Blackpink's short skirts and uncovered heads scandalized many Saudis, while a movie that features intimate scenes has done the same in Jordan

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Qatar may have been the big winner of the World Cup, but it’s Saudi Arabia that's still celebrating. The friendly soccer match Thursday between a Saudi all-star team and Paris Saint-Germain drew a sell-out crowd – and it sure helped that PSG's Lionel Messi faced off against Cristiano Ronaldo, a new addition in the Saudi league.

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