Filed under Theology

Saudi religious police to be investigated for corruption allegations

LOL Saudi Arabia’s religious police, officially known as the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, has come under criticism for alleged financial and administrative corruption. A source in the Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission (known as “Nazaha”) said the commission has received a complaint with alleged violations and that an investigation would … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia: A Need to discipline imams

Wow, Someones thinking in KSA.. Abdo Khal The fight that took place among devotees at Al-Firdous Mosque in Riyadh following the Friday sermon further confirms the fact that mosques are often unregulated. There are imams (preachers) who are not properly educated and do not have sufficient knowledge of the political, philosophical or economic realities of … Continue reading

Begin on Saturday, Finish on Sunday

by Ali Salim Americans need to internalize that Western interests are in danger of being attacked and destroyed by both foreign and domestic enemies. If political Islam is not stopped now in the Middle East, it will explode in the West. The mood in the Middle East is rapidly changing. The elation of the Arab … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia’s War on Witchcraft

A special unit of the religious police pursues magical crime aggressively, and the convicted face death sentences. Ryan Jacobs Members of the religious police attend a training course. The Saudi authorities have a unit dedicated specifically to hunting witches. (Ali Jarekji/Reuters)   The sorceress was naked. The sight of her bare flesh startled the prudish … Continue reading

Turkey PM Inspection Board cites ‘telekinesis’ as possible cause of mysterious suicides

The suspicious suicides of four engineers working at the Turkish corporation ASELSAN could have been caused by telekinesis, according to a report by the Turkish Prime Ministry Inspection Board. The report, presented to the Ankara Public Prosecutor in accordance with the ongoing investigation over the 2006-2007 suicides, claimed the victims could have been directed toward … Continue reading

Robert Spencer to debate Muslim scholars on Is Islam a Religion of Peace? at Michigan conference

Details from Ave Maria Radio: Catholic Witness Conference: Is Islam a Religion of Peace? – August 10, 2013 Islam conference Event DetailsLocation: Ypsilanti, Michigan Start Date:August 10th, 2013 End Date:August 10th, 2013 Flyer: Download Registration: Click Here Ave Maria Communications presents: Catholic Witness Conference: Is Islam a Religion of Peace? Saturday, August 10, 2013 from … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia: Women can work in restaurants

DAMMAM — Women can work as waitresses in restaurants run exclusively for females and families. “Such jobs are not a violation of the Islamic rules,” Chairman of the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) Abdullatif Al-Alsheikh told the Dammam-based Alsharq newspaper on Wednesday. “Women can work as waitresses, cashiers and cooks … Continue reading

Islam, Rape and Theology

By Bruce Bawer Five days before 9/11, a famous Norwegian social anthropologist (and Norway may well be the only nation on Earth where there is such a thing as a famous social anthropologist) instructed her countrywomen that the way to bring down the high number of rapes – most of which, even way back then, … Continue reading

The blurry line between Islam and Islamism

There’s an Islamic school in Birmingham which is very highly regarded. It’s called Darul Uloom — the same name as the school in Chislehurst which was recently the subject of an arson attack. In fact, that’s how I stumbled across it. Anyway, Darul Uloom in Birmingham is a good school not only academically, but also … Continue reading