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Breaking News: Traditional Muslim Headwear for Women Causes Concern for Some
Posted by: Nathaniel Hines

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-07-26 14:44:22 -0700 | arts-culture-news

French legislation currently moves forward in an attempt to ban a traditional Muslim headdress and its many variations. For centuries, the mid-eastern cultural topping for women has been used to distinguish sect, style, religious affiliation or origin. Different styles in...
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Breaking News: Indian artist M F Husain plans to paint Bollywood actress Vidya nude
Posted by: Hafeez Rehman

Doha :: Qatar | updated 2012-07-27 08:19:05 -0700 | arts-culture-news

95 years old Indian artist, Maqbool Fida Husain, who is on a self imposed exile in Qatar, plans to paint Bollywood actress Vidya Balan in the nude. Reportedly he has put in a special request with the actress to capture...
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Breaking News: Drunk Nooky in Dubai? Better Have A License!
Posted by: AsherKade

Dubai :: United Arab Emirates | updated 2014-02-21 03:02:07 -0800 | arts-culture-news

JUST IN! A British couple accused of having sex outside of marriage have had the charge dropped today (January 28,2010). However, they aren't out of the clear. A marriage certificate doesn't excuse them from drinking without a license. Despite Dubai's...
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Breaking News: In Pictures Haj 2010
Posted by: Zahidhameed

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-02-24 23:22:40 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Every Muslim cherish at least one wish in his heart and that is to visit the holy land of Saudi Arabia for the performance of Haj (Pilgrimage). But only the lucky ones go there with the blessings of Allah. See...
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Breaking News: God has created people of phenomenal size ,read this news
Posted by: hasnain malik

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-04-17 08:33:09 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Recent gas exploration activity in the south east region of the Arabian desert uncovered a skeletal remains of a human of phenomenal size. This region of the Arabian Desert is called the Empty Quarter , or in Arabic, 'Rab-Ul-Khalee'. The...
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Breaking News: World's largest congregation: Annual Haj begins in Saudi Arabia
Posted by: Zahidhameed

Mecca :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-11-02 04:49:02 -0700 | arts-culture-news

The Hajj rituals have begun as in the first leg of their five day journey, about three million Muslims have converged in the tent city of Mina from Mecca. They will spend a day in contemplation there before moving to...
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Breaking News: Gehry Pulls Out of Project To Build Counterpart to Simon Wiesenthal Center
Posted by: RobertWeller991

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2012-10-30 18:19:06 -0700 | arts-culture-news

From Tablet, A View on Jewish Life After years of protests and an unsuccessful legal challenge, architect Frank Gehry has pulled out of a project to build a Jerusalem counterpart to the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance that is...
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Breaking News: 13 years old bride dies of internal injuries four days after arranged marriage in Yemen
Posted by: Surya Gaire

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-25 16:58:55 -0700 | arts-culture-news

A human rights group says a 13-year-old Yemeni girl has died of injuries to her genitals four days after a family-arranged marriage. Ilham Mahdi al Assi, 13, was married to a man almost twice her age by their parents. The...
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Posted by: riasatkhan

Mecca :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-03-09 08:53:55 -0800 | arts-culture-news

In his Khutba-e-Hajj (Hajj Sermon) from Masjid-e-Nimra at Arafat, Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia Sheikh Abdul Aziz said Islam renounces violence and terrorism in all its forms and those indulging in such acts are doing injustice to this great religion....
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Breaking News: Hajj pilgrims perform Wuquf Arafat
Posted by: Roomana

Riyadh :: Saudi Arabia | updated 2012-02-27 11:08:14 -0800 | arts-culture-news

The Hajj pilgrims are performing one of the most vital ritual i.e. Wuquf-e-Arafat (stay at Mount Arafat) on Monday. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam, a religious duty that must be carried out at least once in the lifetime...
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