Did you know...
... that, according to Sheik Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Mecca is "in perfect alignment with the magnetic north"?
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah will be received by President Obama in Washington today, nearly two years after the deadline by which the kingdom’s educational curriculum was to have been completely reformed. As the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom wrote to the president last week, "This promise remains unfulfilled.”
Youtube 25 June 2010
A short animated movie about the plight of women in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Princess to Religious Police: Loosen Your Grip on the Population and Fight Government Corruption
The GCC conventional bond market recorded a poor performance in the first quarter of 2010 amid Dubai-linked and broader sovereign debt fears, NCB Capital, the largest investment bank in Saudi Arabia and a subsidiary of National Commercial Bank, reported.
How former Amnesty officer Gita Sahgal’s thorny opinions became too hard to defend. For nearly 50 years, Amnesty International has been a pre-eminent voice on behalf of victims of human rights abuses. Since
Prophet of Doom 28 April 2010
Foreword by Henrik R Clausen
While it is a core axiom of Islamic theology that the Islamic scripture is flawless and that the life and conduct of Muhammad is an example to follow for all faithful Muslims, the attempts of the Quran and the Hadith to resolve scientific and medical questions casts some doubt over that assertion. Below is a selection of quotes from the Islamic scripture on these subjects, that you may judge for yourself which is more credible, Islamic scripture or Western science.
Gates of Vienna 20 April 2010
In August of last year, a Saudi law firm brought legal action against all the Danish newspapers that published the Mohammed cartoons. It was a blatant probe of the infidel system of defences, using lawfare to breach the virtual walls of Danish society in order to inflict maximum damage on the culture that dared to insult the prophet.