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PHOTOS: Women who dared to go without a headscarf in Saudi

A lot of fuss has been created after US First Lady Michelle Obama did not wear a headscarf while she visited Saudi Arabia along with her husband – US President Barack Obama.   ......

FLOTUS forgoes headscarf in Saudi Arabia, sparks outrage

First Lady Michelle Obama left many in Saudi Arabia upset as she did not wear a veil. Grim-faced she met the new king as many members of his entourage refused to shake her hand. ......

PHOTOS: Thousands say farewell to Saudi's King Abdullah

Thousands gathered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to pay their respects to King Abdullah, who died early on Friday. His body has been buried in an unmarked grave in Riyadh less than 24 hours after his......

Saudi King Abdullah dies; brother Salman takes over reins

Saudi Arabia's Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died on Friday and his half-brother Salman took over reigns of the world's top oil exporting nation in a smooth transition of power, calling......

Meet Saudi Arabia's new ruler, King Salman

The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah on Friday morning has placed the crown in the hands of his younger half-brother King Salman. But who is he? Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, born......

Reasons behind the fall in oil prices

Saudi Arabia's deep pockets and a strong financial system could help the country to ride out a low-price environment in order to protect its market share, explain Abheek Barua and Bidisha......

World's top 10 oil producers

Saudi Arabia is the world's top oil producer according to recent estimates from the CIA World Factbook. Take a look at the world's biggest oil producers...Saudi Arabia Rank: 1Oil......

Saudi budget airline Flynas to begin operations next month

Flynas, a budget airline from Saudi Arabia, will begin operations to India, with two weekly flights from next month.   According to a statement issued today by Bizpros Management, the......

Kingdom Tower to be the world's tallest building

Saudi Arabia will soon boast of the world’s tallest tower. At a height of over 1,000 meters and a total construction area of 5.7 million square feet, KingdomTower will be the centerpiece of......

'Saudi Arabia still offers lot of opportunities for Indians'

"Saudi Arabia continues to be a land of opportunity for Indians. Indians have benefited the most from the amnesty scheme as 1.4 million people got their residency and work status legalised,"......

China upset Saudi Arabia 1-0 at Asian Cup

China saved a second half penalty then scored a fortuitous goal that took a wicked deflection off a defender to upset Saudi Arabia 1-0 at the Asian Cup on Saturday.  Two days into the......

Spitting was a normal reaction: Saudi striker Al Shamrani

Nasser Al-Shamrani of Saudi Arabia, centre, celebrates. Photograph: Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters Al Hilal striker Nasser Al Shamrani said it was a normal reaction to spit at Western Sydney Wanderers......
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  People speak for saudi arabia

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tanu
Q. Where in Africa should I visit if I am interested in learning about Islam and I want to travel in the desert?
Tanu:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-in-africa-should-i-visit-if-i-am-interested-in-learnin/28083773/answers/

confused
Q. Can we talk about the blatant double standards and violation of human rights, for a second? Mosques are built throughout western countries, usually without much issue. But in the hub of Islam, the heart of Islam, Saudi Arabia, no one but Muslims are allowed to officially practice their faith. There are no churches, temples or synagogues because Saudi Arabia will not permit any non-Muslim place of worship to exist. Who will hold them accountable for such injustice if we hush everyone who speaks out against Islam?
Confused:  A. JAI SHRI RAM SAUDI ARABIA more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-we-talk-about-the-blatant-double-standards-and-violation/28079797/answers/28083793

Santonu Borpuzari
Q. How many countries are there in G20
Santonu Borpuzari:  A. They feel unsecured & threatened. The religion survives only as long as their ppl. are shielded from thought process and that they hv been...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-countries-are-there-in-g20/28047453/answers/28079807

tanu
Q. Why can't non-Muslims build their religious shrine and promote their religion in Saudi Arabia when Muslims in other countries are allowed to do it?
Tanu:  A. It has more than twenty countries (as Euopean Union is counted as one, where as it represents a host of countries). Members are : Argentina,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-cant-non-muslims-build-their-religious-shrine-and-promot/28032339/answers/28047498

  Web results for Saudi Arabia
Saudis shelve blogger flogging again

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have again postponed a second round of 50 lashes on the blogger Raif Badawi. No reason has been given, but last week... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/news/world/saudis-shelve-blogger-flogging-again/ar-AA8LZCq?srcref=rss
Making sense of nonsense

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS I could rename this column Stupid Things People Say and Id be overrun with pieces every week; but... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/joan-of-snark-making-sense-of-nonsense/article6838822.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Who needs a man? American woman marries herself after turning 40

18:11PM IST ​Yasmin Eleby had pledged to herself that if she wasn't married by the age of 40, she'd marry herself. When she turned 40 and... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/news/WOR-american-woman-marries-herself-after-turning-40-4888681-NOR.html
Baby

In spite of some well executed sequences, this thriller fails to rise above received ideas on Islam CAST Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Danny... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/cinema/baby
Show the mirror

US President Barack Obama’s parting message to Narendra Modi on religious tolerance was uncalled for. It would have been equally unbecoming of Mr... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/letters/show-mirror-028

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