Saudi Arabia

Geert Wilders cake lands six in Saudi Arabian jail

NL Times 29 October 2014
By Janene Van Jaarsveldt

The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Saudi Arabia has closed down a sweets shop for selling offensive to Islam cakes. The commission raided

 

Video: Saudi Scholar Sami Habib - Israel Is Responsible for 9/11

youtube 29 October 2014
By MEMRITVVideos

In a recent TV interview, Saudi scholar Dr. Sami Habib said that Israel was responsible for 9/11 and for all the crises in the Arab and Muslim world. The interview aired on the

 

Asian, African women migrants abused in UAE homes, excluded from labor law, rights group says

FoxNews 28 October 2014

MANILA, Philippines – Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and

 

The history of Saudi Arabian links with Islamic extremism

abc.net.au 28 October 2014
By Annabelle Quince

Many Saudis are known to have supported jihadist movements in Afghanistan, North Africa and the Middle East, and most of the 9/11 hijackers were Saudi nationals. What role does

 

Islamic Development Bank Board approves nearly $815 million towards development financing

cpi financial 27 October 2014
By Matthew Amlôt

The new financings were mostly allocated for sectors such as air transport, power, water, roads and human development in member countries as well as for education and

 

Enemies of Islam ‘spreading evil and lies through Twitter’

Arab News 27 October 2014

Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Asheikh says that the enemies of Islam are using social networking sites such as Twitter to spread lies about the religion and

 

Saudis at war with Islamic State confront echoes of their past

Chicago Tribune 26 October 2014
By Glen Carey

When Saudi rulers send warplanes on missions against Islamic State, they're targeting a group whose theocratic ideology and roots in desert warfare overlap at least partly with

 

Wear a veil if you like – but don’t treat women like that

The Spectator 23 October 2014
By Rod Liddle

What sort of clothing do you wear when you go to the opera? I assume some of you do go to the opera, otherwise the Royal Opera House could be turned into a giant Wetherspoon’s

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Could mutual enemy ISIS bring Saudis and Iranians together?

Israel Hayom 24 September 2014
By Uzay Bulut

On August 4, 2013, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and Jaish al-Muhajireen ?wal-Ansar (JMA) launched a large-scale offensive in the Latakia countryside in

 

The Islamic State... of Saudi Arabia

Family Security Matters 24 September 2014
By Andrew C. McCarthy

The beheadings over the last several weeks were intended to terrorize, to intimidate, to coerce obedience, and to enforce a construction of sharia law that, being scripturally

 

Hamas Denies Claim Khaled Mashaal to be Expelled From Qatar

algemeiner 22 September 2014

Hamas has denied rumors that its exiled leader, Khaled Mashaal, might be forced to leave Qatar following the expulsion of several top Muslim Brotherhood members. Reports in

 

Qatar-Gulf deal forces expulsion of Muslim Brotherhood leaders

The Guardian 18 September 2014
By Ian Black

Qatar has pledged to expel exiled leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as one of the conditions of an agreement forced on the wealthy Gulf state by Saudi Arabia, the United

 

Gandelman: Islamic State and the Nazis

News Herald 16 September 2014
By Joe Gandelman

Whither the Islamic State? That's a real double-edged question: where is the group otherwise known as ISIS headed, and can the United States and other civilized nations make

 

Turkey could take in Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar, Erdogan says

The Globe and Mail 16 September 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey’s military is working on plans to establish a "buffer zone” against Islamic militants, on the country’s borders with

 

Where Did the Islamic State Come From?

algemeiner 16 September 2014
By Abigail R. Esman

The simple answer – and the one you’ll hear most often – is that IS, or Islamic State (formerly ISIS) emerged out of al-Qaeda, gathering strength through the ongoing civil war

 

Dozens of Christians Arrested at Prayer Meeting in Saudi Arabia

answeringmuslims 16 September 2014

Dozens of Christians arrested at a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia need America's help, according to a key lawmaker who is pressing the State Department on their behalf. Some

 

Saudi Arabia's clerics condemn IS but preach intolerance

timesofmalta.com 11 September 2014

When Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh described Islamic State and al Qaeda as "kharijites" last month, he was casting them as the ultimate heretics of

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

Saudi anti-Christian sweep prompts calls for US involvement

Fox News 11 September 2014
By Benjamin Weinthal

Dozens of Christians arrested at a prayer meeting in Saudi Arabia need America's help, according to a key lawmaker who is pressing the State Department on their behalf. Some

 
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