Saudi Arabian cleric says female drivers risk damaging ovaries ( Says “medical studies show” ) ?

Saudi Arabian cleric says female drivers risk damaging ovaries Conservative’s comments aimed at activists protesting against Islamic kingdom’s male-only driving rules Reuters in Riyadh theguardian.com,  Sunday 29 September 2013 14.02 EDT A female Saudi motorist speaks to the media in 2011 after driving her vehicle in defiance of the ban on  women driving.  Photograph: Fahad Shadeed/Reuters…

Turkey: blasphemy; pianist Fazil Say sentenced to 10 months

20 September, 12:26 (ANSAmed) – ISTANBUL – World-renowned Turkish pianist Fazil Say, who was sentenced to 10 months in prison for blasphemy in April, was again sentenced to 10 months by an Istanbul court today in a retrial, Hurriyet online reports quoting Dogan News Agency. Say had received a suspended 10-month prison sentence on charges…

News of chemical weapons attack in Syria published one day before massacre happened – Islamic Invitation Turkey ***GRAPHIC/ SHOWS CHILDREN***

 EEV: The video is only included by the Russian press in order to analyze the argument. Otherwise I would have omitted it. © Collage: Voice of Russia The Islamic politics and cultural website Islamic Invitation Turkey claims that several videos were uploaded one day before the reports on chemical weapons use near Damascus in Syria. This evidence…

Was Boston Bomber a white supremacist? Investigation finds Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in possession of right-wing extremist literature in run-up to terror attack

Tamerlan  Tsarnaev read right-wing literature that claimed ‘Hitler had a  point’ The suspect  had material that claimed the 9/11 was a government  conspiracy Tamerlan,  26, had literature on mass killings and how victims were  murdered By  Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 03:38 EST, 5  August 2013 |  UPDATED: 03:42 EST, 5 August 2013     Tamerlan Tsarnaev…

Malaysian woman, 38, arrested after Muslim outrage over video showing her performing religious rites on her dogs

Clip  features Maznah Mohd Yusof, 38,  celebrating the Eid al-Fitr  festival Video shows woman washing her dog’s legs and  feeding them biscuits Investigated on suspicion of causing  disharmony on religious grounds Arrested last Wednesday and taken into  custody before being released By  Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 10:16 EST, 4  August 2013 |  UPDATED: 10:16 EST, 4…

Christian teacher to be tried in Egypt for insulting Islam

  Egypt’s prosecutors on Tuesday referred a Christian schoolteacher to trial on charges of insulting Islam, judicial sources said. Dimiana Abdel-Nour, who was arrested on Wednesday, was accused by her Muslim students’ parents of insulting Islam and comparing it to Christianity by saying that the late Coptic Pope Shenouda was better than the Prophet Mohammad.…

Boston bombers: FBI hunting 12-strong terrorist “sleeper cell” linked to brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

21 Apr 2013 00:01 Police believe the pair were specially  trained to carry out the devastating attack Covered boat: Fugitive was found in back yard AP The FBI was last night hunting a 12-strong terrorist “sleeper cell” linked to  the Boston  marathon bomb brothers. Police believe Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were specially trained to carry …

Saudi women allowed to ride bikes

Photo: EPA Saudi women, who for many years have sought opportunities to operate vehicles have obtained such a right with the corresponding decision being made by the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in the Saudi kingdom.  However, they have only been allowed to ride bicycles and motorized buggies.  According to…