A Tribal Sheikh in Sinai Egypt was Assassinated by Unknown Militants
Published May 20th, 2012 - 07:30 GMT
Breaking news about an assassination of one of the tribal leaders of Sinai's famous Al Sawaraka tribe; Lebanese are not thrilled with the big beards of their own Salafi countrymen; and weddings in Saudi done right
Be worried about Sinai , be very worried about Sinai
Things just got ugly in Sinai and the Egyptian Chronicles reports on it immediately.
"Tonight a tribal Sheik from the famous Al Sawaraka tribe has been assassinated from few hours ago. Sheikh Nayaf Al Sawaraka was shot down when a group of militants opened their fire in front of the city council in the city of Al Arish."
In Lebanon, Tripoli is the hub for Salafi Muslims. Their conservative dress and views are juxtaposed against the liberalism of Beirut. And frankly, they are giving many the creeps. But should Beirutis be frightened?
"The bearded religious Muslim is the Lebanese equivalent of America’s black teenager in a hoodie in a dark alleyway: He is more scary than harmful.""
A tutorial for those interested into what a Saudi Wedding looks like under the hood.
"The Saudi wedding is also an occasion for the “tribe” to gather. Both close and distant relatives are invited as well as friends and sometimes colleagues. Saudi weddings can easily have 500 – 800 guests or more."