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Team Islamic State! British female jihadis are apparently running a religious police force that punishes women

who joined terrorist group IS are apparently operating a police force that punishes women for being 'un-Islamic". British female jihadis are operating a religious police force ... a religious police force that punishes women for 'un-Islamic' behaviour, it was claimed today.The ...

Editor's Choice - 08/09/2014 - 07:42 - comment 0

Is that a sincere apology? Saudi religious police apologize to British man

The Saudi religious police have formally apologized to the British man and his Saudi wife who were attacked. The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) has formally apologized to the British man and his Saudi ...

Editor's Choice - 03/09/2014 - 11:18 - comment 0

Only in Saudi Arabia: Businesswoman whipped for yelling at the religious police

A Saudi businesswoman was jailed and given 50 lashes for speaking out against the religious police. The Court of Appeals in Makkah has upheld a sentence of prison and lashes recently issued by the Summary Court in Jeddah against a Saudi ...

Editor's Choice - 18/08/2014 - 09:06 - comment 0

Not so virtuous after all: Saudi religious police beat woman in Mecca

Perhaps Saudi Arabia's religious police are not so "virtuous" after all. According ... The religious police authority has "taken care" of the issue by "relocating" the two officers along with the head of Mecca's religious police branch not to jail or to a court....but ...

Editor's Choice - 23/04/2014 - 08:28 - comment 0

The Saudi religious police attacked a British man and his Saudi wife for no apparent reason

by members of the Haia, or religious police, outside of a mall in Riyadh. ... called the police and in few minutes some officers arrived at the scene but left after they saw the Haia ... Then the police called him and asked him what happened.  They also questioned eyewitnesses and obtained the photos ...

Editor's Choice - 01/09/2014 - 08:49 - comment 0

Saudi columnist urges kingdom's religious police to monitor social media

religious police to monitor social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, targeting “evil” accounts ... the country’s religious police to monitor social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, targeting “evil” ... in the Saudi-based  al-Madina newspaper on Friday, Lulu al-Hubaishi noted that efforts by the religious police ...

Editor's Choice - 23/02/2014 - 19:46 - comment 0

Saudi's college cocktail: Vice and alcohol with a shot of religious police

Saudi religious police for participating in “vice and drinking alcohol”, a newspaper reported ... arrested by the infamous Saudi religious police for participating in “vice and drinking alcohol”, ...

Editor's Choice - 24/10/2013 - 07:32 - comment 0

Saudi religious police car chase leaves one more dead

resulting from a car chase by members of the kingdom’s religious police last week has died. ... of the kingdom’s religious police last week has died, Saudi media reported on Tuesday. The al-Hayat daily ... their vehicle overturned when they were chased by the country’s religious police in the capital Riyadh. Saud ...

01/10/2013 - 17:36 - comment 0

Young Saudi killed in car crash while being chased by religious police

by religious police sparking anger in Saudi Arabia. Al Arabiya reports that the death of a young Saudi during a car chase by the country’s religious police has sparked anger, especially after it became known that the involved members of the Saudi religious police fled the scene ...

27/09/2013 - 08:26 - comment 0

Saudi religious police taught how to deal with tourists

polish, the religious police will be giving tourists a helping hand. The Saudi religious police are probably not the Kingdom’s biggest tourist draw . In fact potential western ... of public interest. Sheikh Abdulatif al-Sheikh, head of the Muttawa (religious police) said his men ...

Editor's Choice - 28/06/2012 - 13:43 - comment 1