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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Saudi women need not wear the abaya -- the loose-fitting, full-length robe -- a senior member of the top clerical body said, another indication of the kingdom's efforts towards modernisation. On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing the abaya. "More than 90 per cent of pious Muslim women in the Muslim world do not wear abayas," Sheikh Mutlaq said on Friday. "So we should not force people to wear abayas."

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Only the government-appointed clerics associated with the Council of Senior Scholars (like this guy) are allowed to issue fatwas, or Islamic legal opinions. Their interpretations of Islamic law form the basis of Saudi Arabia's legal system.

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I almost died of surprise.

Almost.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2018-02-11 02:51 AM | Reply

Yeah, Allah is not going to be pleased. I'm guessing he's going to turn them all into frogs or something. Yeah, seeing that happen live on CNN is going to be awesome.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2018-02-12 04:47 AM | Reply

All I know is the one lady who needs a burka is McDaughter. Gawd I can't stand to see her face. Looks like an Afghan Hound.

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#3 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2018-02-12 08:18 AM | Reply

#3: You're Gay aren't you? Not that there's anything wrong with being gay but, you know.

#4 | Posted by Daniel at 2018-02-12 08:38 AM | Reply

Nope. Just have far better taste than you apparently.

#5 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2018-02-12 09:23 AM | Reply

I dudes.

#6 | Posted by madbomber at 2018-02-12 08:00 PM | Reply

In dudes

#7 | Posted by madbomber at 2018-02-12 08:01 PM | Reply

In dudes

What is, "Where MadBomber likes to spend his free time"?

#8 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-02-12 08:06 PM | Reply

What is, "Where MadBomber likes to spend his free time"?

Clearly, the same place you do.

#9 | Posted by madbomber at 2018-02-12 08:20 PM | Reply

Clearly, the same place you do.

Are you stalking me again?

#10 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-02-12 08:23 PM | Reply

We're both right here.

#11 | Posted by madbomber at 2018-02-12 08:37 PM | Reply

#7 | Posted by madbomber

Brilliant (not) .... who writes your lines? The same guy who works Dotard's Twitter?

And yeah, quit stalking people.

#12 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2018-02-13 01:12 AM | Reply

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