Bikini ban: Emirate sets fines for skimpy swimwear

Associated Press
Bikini ban: Emirate sets fines for skimpy swimwear

FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 file photo, a woman reads the Quran on a beach as people in bikinis sunbathe and swim at sunset in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Bikinis and briefs are no longer welcome on some sands in the United Arab Emirates. Authorities in Ras al-Khaimah, the northernmost emirate in the UAE, have posted signs on public beaches warning of possible fines for revealing swim wear such as two-piece bikinis for women and brief trunks for men. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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