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Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabri weds businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima

The two tied the knot in a small ceremony in their native Egypt

Yasmine Sabri and Ahmed Abou Hashima are believed to have tied the knot this weekend. Yasmine Sabri / Instagram
Yasmine Sabri and Ahmed Abou Hashima are believed to have tied the knot this weekend. Yasmine Sabri / Instagram

Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabri has married businessman Ahmed Abou Hashima, a month after the pair first revealed their engagement.

The El Dezel star, 33, and the industrial and media entrepreneur, 45, tied the knot on Friday, April 17, posts on their respective social media accounts confirmed.

The two shared a series on intimate snapshots, believed to have been taken in Cairo, simply captioned with the date: "17/4/2020."

Sabri wore a white knee-length Givenchy dress, finished with an asymmetric hem, for the nikkah ceremony, which was attended by just a few close friends and family, with large wedding parties currently on hold due to social distancing measures.

Abou Hashima, who was previously married to Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe, wore a navy suit with royal blue tie for the occasion.

News of the couple's nuptials was celebrated by fans, with their announcement drawing comments from their A-list friends.

Real-estate developer Mohamed Hadid, father of models Bella, Gigi and Anwar, was among those who sent his congratulations.

"Wish you joy, health and everlasting love. Stay well and safe," the Jordanian-Palestinian mogul wrote on Abou Hashima's Instagram page. "You are amazing. The young lady is as lucky to have you as you have her."

Egyptian singer Amr Mostafa, Egyptian actresses Yosra El Lozy, Hanady Mehanna and Salma Abu Deif, Emirati singer Ahlam, and TV presenter Mahira Abdel Aziz were among the other famous names to share their congratulations.

Photographer Mohamed Khaled also shared a number of images, believed to have been taken during the ceremony.

Sabri and Abou Hashima were first rumoured to be engaged in February, after the actress sported a large diamond ring in images on social media. The businessman confirmed their betrothal to Egyptian newspaper Youm7, in March.

Their wedding comes eight years after Abou Hashima separated from Wehbe, following a three-year marriage between 2009 and 2012.

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Updated: April 19, 2020 09:47 AM

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