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Saudi women walk out of a shopping mall as they wait for their driver to pick them up in Riyadh 14 June 2005. Saudi women hope to follow in the footsteps of counterparts in neighboring Kuwait, where women were granted full political rights and a woman minister was appointed. Saudi officials have so far spoken of granting women the right to vote in the next municipal elections in four years time. AFP PHOTO/HASSAN AMMAR (Photo credit should read HASSAN AMMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Institute Reverses Decision Allowing Women to Wear Pants

Management at the World Technology Institute for Women reportedly reversed its decision after first temporarily allowing its female students to wear pants on condition that the girls donate two Saudi Riyals ($.50) to a charity that helps young girls in need.

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sharia?

One of the reasons Western liberal culture has so much difficulty grappling with the reality of radical Islam is that liberals think religion, in general, is a quaint hobby no one is really serious about. Islam, however, has a code of law called sharia, which is meant to transcend secular law.

Halal Slaughtermen Charged With ‘Systematic’ Animal Abuse

Three halal slaughtermen and their bosses have appeared in court charged with the “systematic” abuse of animals killed in accordance with Islamic law. Kabeer Hussein, Kazam Hussein, Artur Lewandowski, Robert Woodward and William Woodward sat alongside each other yesterday at

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PHOTOS – Islamic State Tribunals ‘Exhibit Compassion’ With Light Punishments To Prostitution, Theft Convicts

JAFFA, Israel – The Islamic State published pictures showing its operatives exhibiting “judgement and compassion” against a man who confessed to prostitution, one of Sharia law’s most punishable offenses. Instead of stoning and whipping the defendant, the organization decided to spare him, citing his celibacy, and making do with censuring him in public.

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Kuwait Policewomen Banned From Wearing Tight Clothes, Makeup

JAFFA, Israel – Kuwait police have published new “modesty rules” for its female officers following a recent surge in complaints. While on duty, female officers must not “wear tight clothes, conspicuous hairpins, bracelets and earrings,” the new regulations dictate. Nor