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Men deported for being 'too handsome'

Three men were deported from Saudia Arabia over fears women could find them irresistible.

The UAE citizens were at the Jenadrivah Heritage and Culture Festival in Riyadh when religious police officers evicted the men because "they are too handsome", according to the Arabic language newspaper, 'Elaph'.

The newspaper reported that the three were removed over fears "female visitors could fall for them".

Saudi Arabia is a deeply religious society which forbids women from interacting with unrelated males.

The UAE released an official statement indicating that police were anxious over the unexpected presence of an unnamed female artist in the pavilion.

Irish Independent