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  1. Myanmar 'female' executed in SaudiRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Arab Times

    After a trial, Layla bint Abdul Mutaleb Bassim was executed for killing her husband's daughter Kalthoum bint Abdul Rahman bin Ghulam Gadir, aged six, the interior ministry said, quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency.


  2. Father of Hayat Boumeddiene devastated to hear she is named 'most wanted' woman in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Independent

    ... last year after he had picked her up from an airport in France on her return from pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Read more: JK Rowling condemns Murdoch over tweet blaming all Muslims Video shows Amedy Coulibaly pledging allegiance to Isis Muslim ...


  3. If terrorist are to be defeated, Saudi Arabia must stop fundingRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Canadian Content

    We associate our by now familiar enemies - al Qaeda, the Taliban, ISIS, and similar groups - with radical Islam often known as Wahabbism. That's fair enough.


  4. From Egypt's leader, an ambitious call for reform in IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2014, file photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks ahead of a military funeral for troops killed in an assault in the Sinai Penins... . FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014, file photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, performs Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


  5. Burmese Muslims: Stateless at home & no refuge elsewhereRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Indian Muslim Statements

    THEY are thought to be the world's most persecuted refugees. It is also argued that they are one of the most forgotten too.


  6. 10:45 Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia accord with holding season of 'Umrah 2015'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | AkiPress

    ... and Medina. The sides have signed an accord on holding of these events. The Umrah is a pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year, in contrast to the Hajj. The agreement determines the ...


  7. Join Bruce Feiler on a journey to sacred places throughout the world. Peace.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 |

    The Al Aksa Mosque, located inside the walls of the Old City, is considered the third holiest site in Islam after Mecca and Medina. Today, religion is more challenged than ever, yet pilgrimages are more popular than ever.


  8. Saudi Arabia denies allowing Jews to work in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    The tallest clock tower in the world at the Abraj al-Bait Towers overlooks the Grand Mosque and its expansion in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, October 16, 2013. In an official statement, the Saudi Labor Ministry denied a report last week in the Saudi al-Watan newspaper to the effect that non-Israeli Jews would be able to receive guest worker visas for the first time, the UK Middle East Eye reported Friday.


  9. Miladunnabi todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and death anniversary of Prophet Hazrat Mohammad , will be observed across the country today with due religious fervour and solemnity. On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabiul Awal of the Hijri calendar, Prophet Muhammad was born in Makkah in Saudi Arabia with divine blessings and messages of peace for mankind.


  10. From a Hamas leader, unusual introspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    ... cohesion is nowhere in sight. Hamas official Ghazi Hamad speaks during a press conference at a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, February 8, 2007 (photo credit: AP/Hasan Jamali)


  11. Saudi Arabia: Israelis banned, but Jews now allowed to work hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    This Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 file photo, shows the tallest clock tower in the world with the world's largest clock face at the Abraj Al-Bait Towers overlooks the Grand Mosque and its expansion in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Jews are allowed to work Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Labor Ministry told the Kingdom's daily Al-Watan newspaper on Tuesday.


  12. Rotana reinforces local presence with upcoming launch of new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | AME Info

    The hospitality sector in the Kingdom is one of the pillars of the national economy given the influx of millions of pilgrims every year to the Two Holy Mosques. The growing prosperity of this vital sector reflects the strength of the Saudi economy.


  13. 15,000km journey from Fiji to Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Fiji Times

    Mariam Bibi's cousin Haji Hassan Koya Khatim was going on the pilgrimage that year and he asked her to also go on the journey. Without a second thought, Ms Bibi, now 78, decided to go on the pilgrimage with her cousin and other people.


  14. Oil price drop weakens Saudi's foesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    Though cheaper oil was unlikely to last in 2015 , Saudi Arabia's recent decision to maintain high production levels that drove prices lower was not meant to use oil as a diplomatic weapon against Iran, Russia or any other country. The great oil price crash, which saw a barrel of crude go from more than $90 in January 2014 to less than $60 in December, occurred for a variety of reasons.


  15. Security intensified to keep women out of Jeddah football matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    Saudi Arabian authorities have intensified security around a stadium in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to ensure no woman could sneak in to watch a football match. The much-awaited match between local team Al Ittihad and the Riyadh-based squad of Al Hilal in the Crown Prince Cup competition was a crowd puller, but the authorities wanted to make sure no woman could enter the 60,000-seat Jawhara Stadium at the King Abdullah Sports City.


  16. Forensic experts to examine Makkah bonesRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 |

    Forensic experts in Makkah will begin examination of the bones found at the Grand Mosque expansion project site to determine whether they are human or animal remains, media reported. If they are found to be human, the matter will be forwarded to the General Court and a committee will be formed to study the issue, the Arab News reported Friday.


  17. Chicago Travel Agent Cheated Muslim Pilgrims Over Hajj Trips, Feds SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Switched

    ... the Grand Mosque, a day before Muslim's annual pilgrimage, known as the Hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed) Muslim pilgrims moving around the Kaaba, the black cube at center, ...


  18. Saudi veil debate intensifies as more scholars voice concernRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 |

    A debate revolving around a fatwa allowing Muslim women in Saudi Arabia to walk in public without the traditional niqab- a veil to cover the face area- is growing louder with more scholars arguing against it. According to Gulf News, the storm was stirred by religious scholar Ahmad Al Gamdi, a former head of the Makkah branch of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice -- the religious police -- who said that women did not have to wear the niqab, an inevitable feature of Saudi society.


  19. Travel agent charged in religious trip scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... The Hajj is a mandatory religious duty of Muslims that involves a yearly Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, complaint affidavit said. Minhas was arrested without incident by FBI agents on the North Side. Agents also executed a search warrant ...


  20. Get with the beat: Meet 'Bugsy,' the Hip Hop producer making big noise in Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    Production and sampling are very important elements when it comes to hip-hop. We always tend to focus on the rapper/singer/performer, but conveniently forget the instrumentals.