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Saudi women’s beach volleyball team set to ruin it for everyone

well, the sand does get everywhereThe Saudi Arabia women’s beach volleyball team has refused to wear the official uniform of 12-inch heels, crotchless micro-thongs and nipple-baring bikini tops at the Olympics this summer. Instead they’ll be covered head-to-toe in baggy black burqas which show off absolutely no flesh at all.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2012
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Saudi Arabia bans the wearing of berets and strings of garlic

‘Those people who insist on stepping out with baguettes under their arm are undermining the basic standards of our society,’ said King Abdullah.

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Posted: Apr 13th, 2011
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Gulf states order Blackberry users to cover their phones in a tiny burqa

no more of that naughty spam either‘There is absolutely no mention of instant messaging in the Koran.’

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Posted: Aug 3rd, 2010
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Saudi TV hires Trinny and Susannah for ‘What Not To Show’

‘You’ve got beautiful eyes love, so show them off’

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Posted: May 23rd, 2008
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Muslim veils to feature wearer’s picture

Third way on veils‘I really think we have found a Third Way on veils.’

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Posted: Oct 23rd, 2006
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