Friday: Day in photos - Saudi Arabia - la-0213-day03_kf0rxinc.jpg

Roses are red ... and unwanted in Saudi Arabia as a Riyadh  flower vendor shows how the vice squad crush red roses while enforcing a law banning Valentine's Day celebrations in the conservative desert kingdom.  Islamic law strictly segregates the sexes before marriage, so flowers, chocolates and romantic dinners shared by boyfriend and girlfriend are next to impossible.
la-0213-day03_kf0rxinc.jpg

( AFP / Getty Images / February 13, 2009 )

Roses are red ... and unwanted in Saudi Arabia as a Riyadh flower vendor shows how the vice squad crush red roses while enforcing a law banning Valentine's Day celebrations in the conservative desert kingdom. Islamic law strictly segregates the sexes before marriage, so flowers, chocolates and romantic dinners shared by boyfriend and girlfriend are next to impossible.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun