Saudi Arabia

Saudi religious police force gloveless 'indecent' woman to leave shopping mall

International Business Times 27 May 2015
By Maria Khan

A video has gone viral showing a member of the Saudi religious police allegedly preventing a veiled woman from entering a shop since she was not wearing gloves. The abaya-clad

 

Saudi’s ‘Shia Problem’ Poses Impossible Dilemma

Blazing Cat Fur 27 May 2015

In recent years, as hopeful Arab Spring uprisings have descended into wars or chaos, protests in Saudi Arabia by the Shia minority have continued under the radar, with deaths and

 

Groom accuses bride of not being virgin

Emirates 24/7 22 May 2015

A Saudi groom nearly divorced his wife just after their wedding after suspecting she was not virgin when he noticed there was no blood after sleeping with her. The man angrily stormed out

 

Female Genital Mutilation is About Controlling Female Sexuality

youtube 20 May 2015
By Clarion Project -

The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) aims to raise awareness about the brutal practice of FGM. Clarion Project's film Honor Diaries

 

Saudi Arabia advertises for 8 new executioners

The Daily Star 19 May 2015
By Angus McDowall

No special qualifications are needed for the jobs whose main role is "executing a judgement of death" but also involve performing amputations on those convicted of lesser offenses,

 

Leading Saudi cleric: ‘It suffices me not to hear church bells ringing’

Jihad Watch 15 May 2015
By Raymond Ibrahim

Saudi Sheikh Adel al-Kalbani, former Imam of the Grand Mosque in Mecca and current prayer leader of Muhaisin Mosque in Riyadh, recently issued the following “tweet” on his personal

 

The Turkey-Saudi axis against Damascus

Al Monitor 13 May 2015
By Cengiz Candar

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visited Syrian territory uninvited last weekend. While he was foreign minister, and before that, chief adviser to then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip

 

Why Muslims Cannot Poke Fun at Muhammad

Breitbart 12 May 2015
By Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D

If the recent violent attack at Garland, Texas, reminds us of anything about Islam, it is that lampooning Muhammad is no laughing matter for radical Muslims—or even for

 

Rich Arab Muslims flock to refugee camps to buy little Syrian girls for sex and/or temporary marriage

Bare Naked Islam 11 May 2015

Arab men buy Syrian teen girls for marriage and sex, and according to Arab media most of the Syrian refugee girls are being sold to Saudi Arabia. The only thing we currently hear

 

Foreign Funds Promoting 'Extreme Islamic Jihadist' in Canada

AINA 29 April 2015
By Stewart Bell

Money is coming into Canada to promote extremist ideology and much of it is going to religious institutions, the prime minister's national security adviser testified at a

 

SR734 million payout for Saudi Mujahidoon fighters

Arab News 29 April 2015

The Shoura Council has approved a once-off payment of SR734 million to Saudis employed as Mujahidoon fighters from 1968 to 2014. The amount would be paid to the Public Pension Agency

 

Saudi Arabia: divorces treble, among highest rates worldwide

ANSAMed.it 28 April 2015

Saudi Arabia is the country with the strictest gender segregation, a kingdom where a special police unit is tasked with preventing vice and promoting virtue.Nevertheless, the

 

Bill Maher, American hero: Laughing at religion is exactly what the world needs

salon 27 April 2015
By Jeffrey Tayler

Bill Maher, the host of HBO’s "Real Time,” is a shining beacon of the New American Enlightenment, radiant with goodness and hope. But first, a bit of background. No

 

More than 30% of Arab youth jobless: labour official

FRANCE 24 22 April 2015

More than 30 percent of young Arabs are jobless because of unrest in many Arab nations and not enough investment, a top labour official said on Sunday. "The unemployment

 

Christians Pay Islam’s Price for Freedom: Muslim Persecution of Christians, January 2015

The New Year began with Muslim gunmen killing a dozen people at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on 811January 7. The attack was motivated by the

 

Report: Hamas official arrested in Saudi Arabia

The Times of Israel 20 April 2015

Saudi Arabian authorities arrested a high-ranking Hamas official who served as the Gaza-based terrorist organization’s financial branch outside of the Strip, according to an unconfirmed

 

Houthi: Saudi Goal Is Occupation of Yemen

Antiwar.com 20 April 2015
By Jason Ditz

In new comments published by Reuters today, Yemen’s Houthi militia leader, Abdelmalik al-Houthi, insisted his faction will never surrender to Saudi invasion forces. Houthi, whose

 

Saudi Counterterror Conference Held This Week In Mecca; Participants Include Global Muslim Brotherhood Leaders

GMB Watch 17 April 2015

February 22, 2015 [SaudiArabia] hosts an international conference in the holy city of Makkah on Sunday, to discuss counter terrorism from a Muslim perspective.The conference,

 

Saudi Atrocities Go Unnoticed

Antiwar.com 9 April 2015
By Chris Ernesto

In December 2011, the United States sold $30 billion worth of weapons to the monarchy of Saudi Arabia. Included in the sale were 84 F-15 fighter jets, which are now “at the core” of the

 

Sweden ‘feminist’ policy sparks major Saudi spat

BusinessWorld Online Edition 30 March 2015
By Tom Sullivan

Stockholm’s relations with Riyadh have nosedived since leftist Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem told parliament in a February speech the oil-rich state was a “dictatorship” that

 
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