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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

 

The Rise of the Houthis

BBC News 30 March 2015

A rebel group from the North of Yemen has taken over the capital and drastically changed Yemen's political landscape. Engaged in a proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia, the

 

Ex-Muslim author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls for reform of Islam

NEWS.com.au 26 March 2015

She believed that, according to Islam, the infidel should die, that the Koran is infallible, that those who violated sharia law — thieves, gays, adulterers — deserved to be stoned to death

 

The Final Rituals: Confronting Islam's Demons

WND.com 26 March 2015
By Hajji Mustafa

Everyone leaves Arafat at almost the same moment after sunset, so the short journey to Muzdalifa was, not surprisingly, the slowest trip so far, taking over two hours. Our journey

 

Hamas Spokesman Says Relations Between Hamas And Saudi Arabia Are “Developing Positively”

IMB Watch 19 March 2015

Relations between Hamas and Saudi Arabia are ‘developing positively’, the organisation’s spokesman Ismail Ridwan said, adding that the group hopes this will lead to lifting the siege

 

Saudi Arabia defends rights after Sweden row

The Local / Sweden 18 March 2015

Saudi Arabia's Islamic-based legal system ensures "justice for all”, the kingdom's cabinet has affirmed, responding to criticism by Sweden's foreign minister, while Bahrain has

 

Sweden's Middle East Policy in Ruins

Gatestone Institute 18 March 2015
By Ingrid Carlqvist and Lars Hedegaard

he Swedish government, parliament and mainstream media seem to have no inkling of what Islamic sharia law implies. In their hearts, they evidently believe that we all think

 

Muslim Brotherhood: Government report concludes they should not be classified as a terrorist organisation

The Independent 16 March 2015
By Nigel Morris and Ian Johnston

David Cameron is braced for a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia and Egypt when the Government today publishes a long-awaited review into the Muslim Brotherhood which is set

 

Islam's Troubled Historic Record and Dome of the Rock

Right Side News 16 March 2015
By Tom Wallace and Shahram Hadian

Today, with Dr. Janosik's help, we are going to share a different perspective on the history of Islam. Those of you who follow this ministry are familiar with the traditional teachings on the

 

Honor killing goes unpunished

Saudi Gazette 16 March 2015

With regard to the article “’Blood money claims ‘reaching extortionate levels’” (Mar. 12), this “forgiveness” matter has a huge loophole. The appalling case is of murder within the family.

 

"Art Is Halal" Posters By Saudi Arabian Female Artists Ignite Debate About Censorship, A Risky Move In The Kingdom

Bustle 16 March 2015
By Kirsten O'Regan

Three female artists from Saudi Arabia launched a daring “Art Is Halal” poster campaign designed to get people talking about the limitations on freedom of expression in the majority Sunni

 

Turkish FM: Spy from anti-Islamic State coalition helped UK girls enter Syria

Jerusalem Post 13 March 2015

Turkey said on Thursday it had caught a spy working for a country in the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State who had helped three British girls cross into Syria to join the insurgent

 

Saudi king promises continuity and defense of Muslim, Arab causes in first major policy speech

Fox News 11 March 2015

In his first major policy speech since assuming the throne in January, Saudi King Salman has vowed that the kingdom will defend Arab and Muslim causes. He also promised continuity

 

Indian arrested in Saudi Arabia for posting blasphemous image

ZEE News 9 March 2015

Jeddah: An Indian has been arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting a blasphemous image of the Kaaba on his Facebook page, a media report here said on Thursday. The

 
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