Yahoo's Bold Advance into the Middle East

On the pages of Arabic-language Web site Bentelhalal, men and women from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and other parts of the Middle East and North Africa list personal details and describe the qualities they're looking for in a mate, such as "polite," "stylish," and "God-fearing." It's reminiscent of an American dating site, except for one big twist: All of these singles are ready to marry.

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