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Saudis crackdown on Christmas 'plotters', gatecrash party

where they suspect party guests are "plotting to celebrate Christmas ... guests for “ plotting to celebrate Christmas ,” a statement from the police branch released Wednesday ... to threaten the country's strict religious code. The host of the alleged Christmas gathering ...

Editor's Choice - 29/12/2012 - 06:00 - comment 0

A Beirut Christmas -- one more reason to party!

Enchanting Decorations were starting to appear around Lebanon since mid November… People couldn’t just wait to celebrate! Merry Christmas from sunny Dubai; “Washington doesn’t care about Syria,” and freedom of expression gone in Egypt. ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/12/2012 - 09:27 - comment 0

The Israeli Grinches who stole Christmas...again!

display a Christmas tree, but said he could have one in his office or in his party’s conference room, ... a Christmas tree in the parliament building. he speaker of Israeli parliament has denied a request by a Christian lawmaker to display a Christmas tree in the parliament building, ...

Editor's Choice - 24/12/2013 - 17:12 - comment 0

Party-crashers: Saudis run for the thrills of a New Year blowout

and mingle more freely with the opposite sex. In the run up to Christmas, Saudi authorities broke up a gathering at the house of a foreign diplomatic official.On Christmas Eve the country’s religious police raided the party, accusing the “severely intoxicated” attendees of “ plotting to celebrate Christmas .” ...

Editor's Choice - 02/01/2013 - 13:24 - comment 0

Bah Humbug! Have ghosts of Christmas past forgotten to visit Kuwait's old miser Scrooge?

in the country were planning to host Christmas parties in those locations. Al-Azmi added that celebrating ... for a crackdown on Christmas celebrations in the country saying the promotion of foreign occasions in the state ... MP has called for a crackdown on Christmas celebrations in the country saying the promotion ...

Editor's Choice - 18/12/2013 - 11:48 - comment 0

Long live the Lebanese Christmas spirit: Cedar people trounce the law again

The Lebanese keep it shrewd this Christmas ... Coming up to Christmas, the Lebanese people have found ways to keep their Levantine and Christmas spirits ... through their Christmas calendar . On this cause, Christians and Muslim crusaders all unite in Marlboro ...

Editor's Choice - 24/12/2012 - 11:59 - comment 0

UAE residents splash the cash on faux snowmen and fake flakes for a white Christmas

as $13,000 on setting up a white Christmas on their private properties - faux snow, snowmen and frosted ... that business has massively picked up this year in the lead up to Christmas. “Last year was our first year of business [but] this year we are four times busier,” he said On Tuesday, the day before Christmas ...

Editor's Choice - 26/12/2013 - 09:41 - comment 0

A winterland in the middle of the desert: UAE residents pay to create "desert snow" for Christmas

in Dubai, told Gulf News that business has massively picked up this year in the lead up to Christmas ... the day before Christmas, Desert Snow were completely booked with back to back jobs at private villas. ... Snow has been completely booked out as Christmas in the UAE becomes increasingly popular among ...

25/12/2013 - 15:40 - comment 0

Festive inter-faith sweeps Muslim America! Christmas increasingly celebrated by Muslims with their Christian pals

in Islam.” Kadir said he participates in Christmas celebrations such as going to holiday work parties ... Muslim Americans are celebrating Christmas than ever before. As the population of Muslims in American rise, so has the number of Muslims celebrating Christmas with friends, colleagues ...

Editor's Choice - 25/12/2013 - 11:33 - comment 0

"Merry Christmas" is haram, claims top cleric

say ‘Happy New Year. ”According to the council, it is Haram for Muslims to attend Christmas parties ... Muslim Cleric has described Christmas has 'haram'. If the world is ready for Christmas with just five days to go before the 25th, Indonesia is yet to decide ...

Editor's Choice - 22/12/2012 - 13:24 - comment 0