Ban on pet sales.Provided by 7DAYS.ae
SAUDI ARABIA: The religious police have announced a ban on selling pet cats and dogs Cats and Dogs
A slang term referring to speculative stocks that have short or suspicious histories for sales, earnings, dividends, etc.
In a bull market analysts will often mention that everything is going up, even the cats and dogs. or exercising them in public in the Saudi capital, because of men using them as a means of making passes at women, an official said yesterday.Othman al-Othman, head of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice in Riyadh, known as the Muttawa, told the Saudi edition of al-Hayat daily that the commission has started enforcing the edict.He said the commission was implementing a decision taken a month ago by the acting governor of the capital, Prince Sattam bin Abdul Aziz Sattam bin Abdul Aziz(1942-) is a son of Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A half brother of King Abdullah, Prince Sattam has been the Deputy Governor of Riyadh since 1968. , adding that it follows an old edict issued by the supreme council of Saudi scholars.Pet shop owners have been told "to stop selling cats and dogs".The reason behind reinforcing the edict now was a rising fashion among some men using pets in public "to make passes on women and disturb families," he said, without giving more details.Othman said that the commission has instructed its offices in the capital to tell pet shops "to stop selling cats and dogs".The 5,000-strong religious police oversees the adherence to Wahabism -- a strict version of Sunni Islam, which also forces women to cover from head to toe when in public, and bans them from driving.
A[umlaut umlaut (m`lout) [Ger.,=transformed sound], in inflection, variation of vowels of the type of English man to men. ] 2007 Al Sidra Media Al Sidra Media LLC is a publishing company based in Dubai, UAE. It publishes the popular English-language newspaper 7Days, which is distributed for free. External links
LLC - Logical Link Control
Provided by Syndigate.info an Albawaba.com company