A top Saudi Arabia cleric has reportedly said that Saudi women are becoming negligent by visiting male doctors without being accompanied by a male guardian.
An 80-year-old Saudi cleric has performed the annual Hajj pilgrimage to holy city of Mecca 60 times, an act that could enlist his name in the Guinness World Record book for performing the most number of Hajjs.
Salafists and Wahhibists are ultra-conservatives of Sunni Muslims hailing from Saudi Arabia and have issued frequent fatwas in the past.
A Saudi cleric has advised Muslim youth against joining Syrian rebel fighters in the 19-month civil war against President Bashar Assad`s regime.
A top Saudi cleric has slammed
suicide attacks by Islamist martyrdom-seekers as devilish acts
that do not qualify as jihad.
A leading Saudi cleric hit out at France for moving to ban Muslim face-veils, but approved Muslim women foregoing veils when visiting a country which outlaws them, a report said on Saturday.
A Saudi Islamic scholar has sued to
block an education ministry move to allow female teachers to teach young schoolboys in private schools, Arab News reported on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai