(Andrew Marszal’s article appeared in the Telegraph, 10/28.)

A Saudi actor has been arrested for disturbing public order after he was mobbed by a group of adoring female fans wanting to take selfies with him at a shopping mall in Riyadh.

Abdul Aziz Al Kassar, who lives in Kuwait and was visiting Saudi Arabia for work, had sent a message to his followers on Snapchat, the online messaging service, asking for recommendations on the best place to go shopping in the Saudi capital.

Upon his arrival at Al Nakheel mall on Friday evening, he found several young women waiting and asking to take selfies with him.


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