Wear a Hijab or Lose Your Job: Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank's Position
Published May 24th, 2012 - 13:00 GMT
A Christian Arab woman won't wear a hijab and gets canned from her job; Arab countries still lacking freedom in the press; Converting from one Smartphone cult to another; and Syria showing signs of Internet freedom with Google
Outrageous: Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank Firing Unveiled Women
A Christian Arab woman was fired from her job because she would not wear the an Islamic head covering. Her employers say it is part of the uniform, she says that it is not registered with the municipalities as such, but rather something they've added.
So often there are cases of Muslim women in the West bringing lawsuits against employers because of not being allowed to wear the hijab. Will or should this Christian woman sue for being fired because she refused to cover her hair?
“None of the MENA countries rank in the top 50,” according to the Reporters Without Border 2011-2012 ‘Press Freedom Index’.
Ouch. Is there any good news about the press in Arab Countries? It turns out that TIME magazine has placed several on an elite list of movers and shakers.
This is a decision all must face in life at some point and so much is at stake: Honor, shame, open data sources.
A religious IPhone disciple is being tempted to abandon his first love and submit to the Droid cult. Will he convert?
After Being Blocked For Years Google Offers Google Earth, Picassa And Chrome for Download in Syria
"Today Google announced the good news as it made Google Earth, Picassa And Chrome available for download in Syria.
The announcement was made via a blog post but did not say the reason behind this move possibly the US government is easing restriction as such this move. We will contact google for updates on this story."