In Dubai, UK man charged with insulting Islam via SMS
DUBAI: A British executive has been charged with insulting Islam and the Prophet Mohamed as well as using "foul and inappropriate language,” a court in Dubai said. The UK man, who has been identified as D.M., 35, reportedly sent text messages via his mobile phone to one of his countrymen, K.S., 34, during the two’s trip to Saudi Arabia, where his colleague’s used the opportunity to perform the Umrah, or lesser pilgrimage while in the country.
According to K.S., his boss told him that the Umrah and prayer were not part of the company’s regulations and were not allowed. (...)