"Objects in history may be closer than they appear" – Eeyore for Vlad
If you are male and feel too much distracted by women – well – a Muhammadan cleric will surely issue a fatwa to help you keep “spiritually clean.” 😉
Women ‘banned from shopping alone’ in northern Pakistan (BBC, July 20, 2013)
“Islamic clerics and tribal elders in Pakistan’s north-west Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province have barred women from shopping without a male relative.
The decision was made during a meeting at a mosque in Karak district and announced over its loudspeaker.
Most women in Pakistan’s tribal north-west cover their heads and bodies.
The step is reportedly aimed at keeping men from being distracted during the holy month of Ramadan. It is not clear whether it will be lifted when it ends…”
Ramadan 1434, aka Bombathon 2013 continues.
Wave of car bombs kills at least 30 in Baghdad (BBC, July 20, 2013)
“At least 30 people have been killed in a series of car bombings across the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
The attacks targeted mainly commercial areas in the districts of Karrada, Baiyaa, Shurta, Tobchi and Zafaraniya, police said.
They came at the end of fasting for the day. Muslims are observing the holy month of Ramadan.
More than 2,500 Iraqis have died in violent attacks since April, according to UN figures released this month…”
Given the current economic indicators showing the worlds economy going down hill riots and attacks like this will probably increase in the future. Especially if the European nations cut welfare.
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