Ramadan Mubarak

Ramdan Kareem everyone.

PS. I’m in New York. I will tell you more soon.

Ramadan Mubarak

Spending the whole month of Ramadan with my family for the first time in years. Wishing you all a Ramadan Mubarak. May the blessings of Ramadan fill your life with peace, happiness, and prosperity.


Photo credits: Islamic Design House.

The End is Nigh?

Saudi Arabia’s top judiciary official has issued a religious decree saying it is permissible to kill the owners of satellite TV networks that broadcast immoral content. The 79-year-old Sheik Saleh al-Lihedan said Thursday that satellite channels cause the “deviance of thousands of people.”

He did not name any particular channel, but many of the top Arab TV networks like Rotana and MBC are owned by members of the royal family or people closely connected to them. Is this the end to al-Lihedan reign at the top of the judiciary system, especially with the upcoming reforms proposed by the king last year? It is about time.

UPDATE: Al-Lihedan says he was misunderstood and that his statement has been taken out of context. Yeah, right. Whatever!