Saudi Arabia is to build a new city exclusively for women. The Gulf kingdom is working on the narrow junction between strict Sharia law and the aspirations of active females who wish to pursue their own careers.
The worksheet, assigned to seventh-graders at Highland Hills Middle School, presents a passage written by a fictional 20-year-old Saudi woman named Ahlima, who feels "very fortunate" to live under Sharia law in Saudi Arabia.
Well this is how I like my irony served. The News Corporation, owner of FOX News, has Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal as its 2nd largest shareholder. His uncle, King Abdullah, actually rules Saudi Arabia under Sharia law. What do you think of that, Sean Hannity? Hypocritical much?
How Saudi Arabia's deplorable legal punishments compare to those of Isis
How the legal punishments handed out in Saudi Arabia compare to those of Isis | Following the lashing of blogger Raif Badawi and footage of public execution of a woman by beheading, Saudi's use of sharia law & capital punishment have come under international scrutiny. ..This week, Middle East Eye compared a set of legal punishments recently announced by Islamic State with corresponding punishments in Saudi Arabia...>>