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Iranian Mullah, Saudi Prince And Taqiyah Traps

Ever since they seized power in 1979, Iran’s ruling mullahs have faced the challenge of forging a synthesis between perception and reality. In almost every case, attempts at replacing reality with the perception of an ideal ends in grief. And … Continue reading

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Dion Releases Secret Saudi LAV Contract Docs

Ottawa – Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion has released documents showing the minister approved the export of $11 billion worth of the $15 billion in light armoured vehicles destined for Saudi Arabia as part of a controversial defence contract. The … Continue reading

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Should the diplomats still be having immunity?

Diplomatic immunity puts officials from overseas above the law of the country in which they live. Is the system open to abuse? Imagine breaking the law and no-one can stop you. Ignoring parking tickets. Never paying tax. Getting away with … Continue reading

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Saudi diplomat accused of Nepali rape, withdrawn from India

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn the diplomat accused of repeatedly raping and torturing two Nepali maids working at his home near New Delhi, ending an awkward diplomatic incident for India. The case had caught India between Saudi Arabia, one of its … Continue reading

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Saudi prince to pay for court no-show in ‘secret wife’ case

A Saudi prince has been ordered to pay £25,000 to charity for failing to attend the High Court in London, in person to defend himself against a claim that he promised millions of pounds to his father’s “secret wife”. The … Continue reading

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Saudi Monarchy Recruiting 8 More Executioners

Job seekers in Saudi Arabia who have a strong constitution and endorse strict Islamic law might consider new opportunities carrying out public beheadings and amputating the hands of convicted thieves. The eight positions, as advertised on the website of the … Continue reading

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Bangladeshis as maids on offer at lower wage

Bangladeshi house maids top the choice of Saudi families in view of their availability and lower wages, Arab News reports. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reportedly shifted its focus of recruitment of domestic help to Bangladesh as Dhaka claims … Continue reading

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1000 Flogs To Blogger, On Insulting Islam In Saudi Arabia

A Saudi Arabian blogger has been publicly flogged after being convicted of cybercrime and insulting Islam, reports say. Raif Badawi, who was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail, was flogged 50 times. The flogging will be carried … Continue reading

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