Tag Archive for Saudi Arabia

Rain of flesh over neighborhood

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A tragic and horrific event from Saudi Arabia. Human body parts ‘fall from sky’ in Saudi. Human body parts fell from the sky in the city of Jeddah Sunday, with police saying they could be the remains of a person trapped in an airplane’s wheel bay. “Police received a telephone call at 2:30 am from…

I’m too sexy for my land…

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You may have heard the story a few days ago. Man Deported From Saudi Arabia for Being Too Handsome. The commission was afraid women would be too distracted. Well, not quite. The Man Too Handsome for Saudi Arabia Who Wasn’t | islawmix. Unfortunately, no one in the English press bothered to actually fact check the…

Women-only city in Saudi Arabia is a mistake

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Scratch that! No women-only city in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is not building an industrial city for women only. Contrary to reports in the Guardian, the Daily Mail, the Huffington Post, ABC News, Russia Today and dozens, if not hundreds, of other sources who published the story apparently without bothering to check facts with the…

Saudi man beheaded for witchcraft and more

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Saudi man beheaded on ‘witchcraft and sorcery’ charges A man has been beheaded on charges of sorcery and witchcraft in Saudi Arabia after being found in possession of mystical books and talismans, the state news agency SPA has said. Amnesty International called the latter beheading “deeply shocking,” and in a statement Philip Luther, the watchdog’s…

Jinn Hunters International

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Saudi ghost-hunters raid “haunted” hospital The dingy corridors and gloomy wards of a long-abandoned Saudi Arabian hospital have drawn hundreds of amateur ghost hunters who believe it to be haunted by jinn, the malevolent spirits of the Koran and Arabian mythology. The macabre fascination with Riyadh’s Irqa Hospital, which treated Gulf War combatants in 1991,…

Saudi Arabian prince releases accused witch from death sentence

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Maid saved from gallows to be freed Saudi Arabia’s authorities have decided to release an Indonesian housemaid accused of using witchcraft to murder her female employer after spending nearly four years in prison. Relatives of the Saudi victim had demanded the execution of the 30-year-old maid…Newspapers in the Gulf Kingdom said Prince Mohammed bin Nassir…

Saudi Arabia still in the dark ages, beheads woman for sorcery

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gulfnews : Saudi woman beheaded for ‘sorcery’. A Saudi woman was beheaded Monday after being convicted of practising sorcery, which is banned in the ultra-conservative kingdom, the interior ministry said. Amina Bint Abdulhalim Nassar was executed in the northern province of Jawf for “practising witchcraft and sorcery,” the ministry said in a statement carried by…

Maid arrested for casting “spell” on family

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Maid held for casting “spell” on family. Saudi Arabia’s religious police arrested an Indonesian housemaid for casting a magic spell on a local family and “turning its life upside down,” a newspaper in the Gulf Kingdom reported on Tuesday. The employer of the maid in the southern mountainous town of Bisha told members of the…