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-Saudi Arabia Gives Citizenship to a Robot?

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Saudi Arabia became the first country to give full rights and citizenship to a robot. Here’s the story from the Daily Wire: The oil-rich kingdom recently granted women the right to drive, but restricts nearly all other human rights to women. In fact, some women who are raped are actually whipped for having sex outside […]

-Saudi Arabia: Atheist Receives Death Sentence

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court sentenced a young man to death for “atheism and blasphemy.” Here’s the story from the Faithwire: Saudi Arabia has reportedly sentenced an atheist to death after he was convicted of both “atheism and blasphemy” for uploading at least one video to social media that was critical of Muhammad, Islam’s primary prophet, […]

-Pakistan Bans Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Celebrating Valentine’s Day has been banned in the capitol of Pakistan. Here’s the story from the Daily Mail: A Pakistani court Monday banned public celebrations of Valentine’s Day in the capital Islamabad, the latest attempt by authorities to outlaw a holiday seen by many in the traditional Muslim society as vulgar and Western. The Islamabad […]

-Michelle Obama Draws Criticism for Not Wearing Head Scarf?

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The President and the first lady cut short their visit to India in order to give condolences and greet the new king in Saudi Arabia. The local Saudi TV actually blurred the image of Michelle Obama in their newscasts and criticized the first lady for not wearing at least a scarf. Traditional head covering for […]

-Saudi Arabia: New Law Brings Death Sentence for Bible Smugglers?

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

           King of Saudi Arabia Apparently the Saudi government has passed a new law that prescribes a death sentences for those ‘smuggling’ in Bibles or other non-Muslim or even non-Sunni religious literature into the Muslim kingdom. For a long time it has been illegal to bring Bibles into Saudi Arabia. Usually customs agents have made […]

-Saudi Arabia: 27 Arrested for Secretly Practicing Christianity in Home

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

                     (Seal of the Committee: Wikipedia) The Saudi religious police raided a home and arrested 27 people for secretly conducting a Bible study and Christian worship. Practicing any religion besides Islam is prohibited in Saudi Arabia with potential jail time or even physical beatings for violators. Here’s the story from The Blaze: Saudi authorities raided […]

-Saudi Arabia: Declares All Atheists ‘Terrorists’

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

                (King Abdullah: Wikipedia) The Saudi Arabian authorities have just declared that from now on all atheists are considered ‘terrorists’ in their country and subject to as much as 20 years in prison. Here’s the story from the UK Independent: Saudi Arabia has introduced a series of new laws which define atheists as terrorists, according […]

-A New Israeli-Saudi-French Front Against Iran?

Monday, November 18th, 2013

        (Saudi King Abdullah:  Wikipedia) Strange bedfellows indeed? Since President Obama and Secretary of  State Kerry seem convinced that Iran is serious about a detente with America a new trio of allies are forming to continue on as serious opposition to the Iranian nuclear program- Israel, Saudi Arabia, and France. Here’s the story from FrontPageMag: […]

-An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part II

Friday, November 1st, 2013

                            ( Ottoman Empire in 1914: Wikipedia) In our previous article ( “An International ‘War’ on Christians?” ) we raised the specter of a world-wide persecution of Christians that has resulted in the deaths of around 100,000 a year over the last decade.  We are not talking about Christians being killed for personal reasons […]

-Saudi Princess Arrested for Keeping Slaves in California

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

This is a local story that has gone national. A Saudi princess living in my area (South Orange County California) has been arrested for forcing domestic help to live in virtual slavery. Here’s the story from the NBC local affiliate channel 4: A Saudi princess was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of keeping slaves after police […]