It is not my intention to denigrate Saudi Arabia or its people. It’s like everywhere else, there is good and there is bad. I would rather focus on the unusual and the humourous. Offence is not intended.
“The country is not perfect. The media cannot be trusted, mistreatment of religious minorities is common and there are some that live in fear.” You can decide for yourself whether that statement is about Saudi Arabia, the UK, or any country for that matter.
To quote the Joker, “Why can’t we all just get along?”
khalas. That is all I will say about either subject.
Abaya - A long black robe designed to cover all of a woman's body Haram - "Forbidden" Istemarah - Car registration Khalas - Finished, the end Mushkilla - Problem Muttawa - Religious policeman, the "authority for the promotion of virtue and prevention of vice" Thobe - Traditional dress for Arabic men Wasta(h) - Having powerful social connections