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Saudi Arabia deports men for being too irresistible to women

Riyadh - Saudi Arabia's strict interpretation of sharia law ensures men cannot be unduly tempted by the unveiled faces of attractive women. It may well be time the veiling rule is also extended to the male population.

Saudi religious police arrest man for affairs with 1,073 women

A Saudi Arabian man has been arrested for allegedly having affairs with 1,073 women in the Kingdom, and then blackmailing his victims.

Video of Saudi woman defying religious police goes viral

Riyadh - A video of a young Saudi Arabian's woman defiant stand against the invasive religious police has gone viral, attracting thousands of comments, the majority denouncing her behaviour.

Saudi considers admitting women to religious police force

Saudi Arabia is reportedly considering allowing women to join the ranks of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice as religious police.

Saudi religious policeman sentenced to 158 lashes for harassment

Lashes are a common punishment in Saudi Arabia when the religious police arrest those accused of breaking strict morality codes. In a rare turning of tables, a member of the religious police has been sentenced to 158 lashes for harassing a woman.

Prominent Canadian cleric arrested by Saudi religious police

Medina - Canadian citizen Sheikh Usama al-Atar has been arrested by Saudi religious police whilst performing the Haj pilgrimage in Medina. Eyewitnesses report he was harassed and beaten, whilst being falsely accused of breaking a police official's arm.

Colombian footballer Pino falls foul of Saudi religious police

Riyadh - Colombian football player Juan Pablo Pino has learnt the importance of adhering to Saudi Arabia's strict dress code, following an encounter with the religious police.

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