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She posed in ways that do not match the sacred status of the complex

from The Telegraph

Rihanna ordered out of UAE mosque complex over photo shoot

Singer asked to leave Abu Dhabi’s sacred Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque complex after posing for “inappropriate” pictures

Singer asked to leave Abu Dhabi's sacred Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque complex after posing for

By AFP

Pop star Rihanna was asked to leave Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque complex for posing for “inappropriate” pictures outside one of the world’s largest Muslim places of worship.

Authorities said they had taken action before the Barbadian singer entered the mosque itself, which is not off-limits to non-Muslims and has become a major tourist attraction in the United Arab Emirates capital.

The 25-year-old, who performed live in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, posted the pictures on online photo-sharing site Instagram. She posed in a black jumpsuit in the courtyard of the mosque, wearing crimson lipstick and nail polish.

She wore a headscarf in all of the photographs but the poses could be regarded as suggestive.

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Posted on October 22, 2013 by Editor

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