A Saudi woman is seen looking at bracelets at a Ramadan bazaar ...
Oct 3rd, 2010
(AFP/File) - A Saudi woman is seen looking at bracelets at a Ramadan bazaar in one of Jeddah's shopping malls. Faced with a lifetime of being forced to remain single, an increasing number of Saudi women, many of them university graduates with good jobs, are going to court to dispute their fathers' refusal to sign off on their marriages.(AFP/File/Omar Salem) -
Twitter was amused earlier today by reports of a Saudi Arabian sheikh dooming Twitter users to a loss of "this world and his afterlife." What to an American observer seems like inexplicable hyperbole may actually be an escalation of attempts to crackdown on a key tool for dissent. (Source: The Atlantic Wire)... [Full Article]
MILAN (AP) - Silvio Berlusconi's private disco featured not only aspiring show girls performing striptease acts as sexy nuns and nurses, but also dressed as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor whom the billionaire media mogul has accused of persecuting him, according to the first public sworn testimony by the Moroccan woman... [Full Article]