The Real Olympic Question: Do Saudis Want to Integrate?
JUAN COLE: These are the first Olympic Games where women from every country in the world are participating. There is a bigger question for Saudis.
‘Destroy All Churches’: Will The Edict Be Followed?
AMERICAN BEDU: The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has made a startling call. What will King Abdullah do?
Is Ijtihad the Key to Addressing Modern Issues?
CROSSROADS ARABIA: When the door of “ijtihad” was closed, the consensus was there would be no more independent reasoning in religious law
Netanyahu: ‘Israel is Jewish. Agree Or Else’
JONATHAN COOK: The demand has risen to the top of the Israeli agenda and if accepted will condemn Palestinians as ‘historic interlopers and trespassers’.
Kuwait Concubines: What Century Are We in Again?
DAVID ROBERTS: ‘Concubines’ are the solution to protecting Kuwaiti men from “..adultery and corruption,” according to a female Kuwaiti political activist. Great idea, eh?