Saudi Arabia announces 39 more COVID-19 deaths

Saudi Arabia announced 39 more deaths from the novel coronavirus and 4,919 new cases on Wednesday. Nearly half of new cases were recorded in Riyadh with 2,371 new cases announced. Makkah recorded 282 new cases, Jeddah recorded 279, Hufof 273 and Madinah 156. The health ministry added that 2,122 more people have recovered from the virus, taking the total number of recoveries in the Kingdom … Continue reading Saudi Arabia announces 39 more COVID-19 deaths

Disposable brides

Here is what the Holy Quran says about marriage, in Surah 30: “And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy.” Note the following words: tranquility, affection, and mercy. Unfortunately, these often fall on deaf ears. Far too often, brides from Pakistan are treated as a … Continue reading Disposable brides

UAE ‘clearly against’ Israeli annexation

The United Arab Emirates is “clearly against any annexation as being proposed by the current Israeli government,” UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar Gargash told the leading US Jewish organization on Tuesday. “The UAE today is part-and-parcel of the Arab consensus that basically looks at the solution [to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict] as a two-state solution,” Gargash said during the American Jewish Committee’s virtual … Continue reading UAE ‘clearly against’ Israeli annexation