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Chicago Tribune - 13/03/2005 - Views: (1021)
QATIF, Saudi Arabia -- Just before a winter midnight, the sound of hundreds of ardent young men stirred deep in a tangle of pitch-black alleys. It was no chorus of voices, but a sound utterly unto itself: the heavy, steady thump ...
The New Your Times - 02/03/2005 - Views: (1108)
QATIF, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 25 - The Shiite Muslim minority in this kingdom once marked their Ashura holy day furtively in darkened, illegal community centers out of fear of stirring the powerful wrath of the religious establishment. But this year ...
The Washington Post - 28/02/2005 - Views: (1093)
QATIF, Saudi Arabia -- As thousands of Iraqis braved the threat of attack to vote last month, more than a dozen men gathered in Mohammed Mahfoodh's spacious salon here. Lined with sofas and lit by a glass chandelier, the room ...
Asia Times - 18/03/2004 - Views: (1099)
If the rulers of Saudi Arabia held out any hope that the post-September 11, 2001, demonization of their kingdom was finally waning, then someone in Riyadh should pick up a copy of An End to Evil, a recently published neo-conservative ...
Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies - 11/03/2004 - Views: (1202)
Just after Iraq fell to Anglo-American occupation on 9 April 2003, the Shiite community, long suppressed by Saddam, became suddenly assertive. With the change in the regional scene, ethnic and religious minorities, having lived under a cloud of inequity for ...
BBC NEWS - 17/06/2003 - Views: (1234)
The large Sunni mosque in the centre of Qatif, with its twin minarets jutting into the sky, is without contest the grandest place of worship in this town in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province. But to the overwhelmingly Shia population of Qatif ...
UPI - 27/05/2003 - Views: (1162)
WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- A prominent Shiite scholar voiced optimism Tuesday that the severe discrimination against his coreligionists in Saudi Arabia will cease as a result of the allied victory in Iraq. Reached by telephone in Europe, the cleric told ...
AlAhram Weekly - 15/05/2003 - Views: (1209)
The resurgence of a Shi'ite majority in Iraq has emboldened their brothers in Saudi Arabia, resulting in a historic petition presented to Crown Prince Abdullah on Shi'ite rights, reports John R Bradley* from Jeddah Leaders of Saudi Arabia's Shi'ite Muslim ...
Reuters - 11/05/2003 - Views: (1262)
JEDDAH, May 11 (Reuters) - Leaders of Saudi Arabia's Shi'ite Muslim minority have petitioned Crown Prince Abdullah to demand a greater say in the affairs of the conservative Sunni-ruled kingdom, a Shi'ite activist said on Sunday. Shi'ites have long complained of ...
The Washington Post - 23/04/2003 - Views: (1253)
In an unprecedented move that suggested new assertiveness by Saudi Arabia's Shiite Muslim minority, a coalition of prominent Shiite clerics from the kingdom's Eastern Province issued a joint public statement Friday welcoming the demise of an Iraqi government that caused ...
The Weekly Standard - 24/03/2003 - Views: (1249)
Sheikh Fadhel Al-Sahlani, an Iraqi American and president of the largest Shia Muslim congregation in North America, speaks perfect English. He sits with quiet dignity in his mosque, the Imam Al-Khoei Islamic Center in Queens, New York. Middle aged and ...
The New Your Times - 22/03/2003 - Views: (1172)
SOME have claimed that the recent terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia and Morocco are fruit of the recent liberation of Iraq. Not at all. The attacks have their roots in the two monarchies' domestic problems in dealing with terrorism and ...
Associated Press - 03/03/2003 - Views: (1265)
AL-QATIF, Saudi Arabia - Zakiyyah has been a science teacher for 20 years, but has been passed over for promotion to principal. Noha, a doctor, tells her children not to get upset when government-issued religion books tell them they are deviants. What ...
Associated Press - 09/02/2003 - Views: (1263)
DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia (AP) _ In the past few months, Saudi Arabia has taken unprecedented steps to encourage debate and explore reforms, signs that the royal family senses change is the best way to protect its rule from the turmoil ...
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