Balloons Are UN-Islamic!
DUBAI: A foreign resident in Saudi Arabia was arrested by the country’s religious police on New Year’s Eve for displaying balloons to celebrate the new year, the daily news website Sabq reported.
According to the report, the man â€“ described as an Arab expatriate living in the country â€“ was arrested as he was walking though the streets in violation of the ban of celebrating the New Year in the ultra-conservative Gulf kingdom. (source)
Egypt: Bikini’s un-Islamic!
Tourism is already tanking. People will stay home and watch aÂ DVDÂ about Egypt if they fear harassment and abuse if they visit, even if they have no intention of hitting the beaches or bars. They’ll hit the beach somewhere that hasn’t been known inflictvirginity testsÂ on female detainees.
“Allah did not create man so that he could have fun. The aim of creation was for mankind to be put to the test through hardship and prayer. An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are no jokes in Islam. There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam. There can be no fun and joy in whatever is serious.” — Ayatollah Khomeini
“Deoband fatwa against selling of firecrackers,” fromÂ PTI, January 5 (thanks to JW):
Muzaffarnagar: Leading Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband has issued a fatwa against manufacturing and selling of firecrackers, saying it was against Sharia law.Manufacturing and selling of firecrackers is against Sharia law, and bursting of crackers is misuse of money, the fatwa said, adding that men who misuse money are the “brothers of devil.”
The fatwa was issued on a query from a man involved in the business of manufacturing firecrackers….