Posts tagged "islam"

When In Rome: Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi “Parties” With 200 Italian Women

When Muammar Gaddafi went to speak at the U.N. General Assembly in September, he drew controversy — he was protested, shut out of local housing, and his nearly…

Xiomara Martinez-White | November 17, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Muslim Conservatives In Malaysia Are Not So Crazy In Love With Beyonce

Beyonce has postponed an Oct. 25 performance in Malaysia after Muslim conservatives in that country accused her show of being “immoral.” The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, Malaysia’s largest opposition group, has…

Annika Harris | October 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Malaysian Muslims Blacklist Beyonce. Other Stars Who’ve Been Banned For Religious Reasons.

In 2007, Beyoncéwas forced to cancel a concert in Malaysia, a predominantly Muslim country, because the fundamentalist Pan Malaysian Islamic Party is “against western entertainment that promotes hedonism.” Now that…

Nikki Dowling | September 24, 2009 - 6:34 pm

Dubai Company Creates Cosmetic Line For Muslim Women

There are many reasons why women look for cosmetics without this or that—maybe they’re vegans or maybe they’re very eco-conscious. Another reason? Religion.

For Muslim women, there’s apparently…

Leonora Epstein | September 17, 2009 - 1:10 pm

Quickies!: Kiss Off!

Gene Simmons is pissed off that Kiss isn’t on the ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. [Perez Hilton]
People’s managing editor addresses the New York Times article…

Annika Harris | November 21, 2008 - 9:30 pm

Big, Big Love: One Man, 86 Wives

While three sister wives may seem like one big, happy family on Big Love, try having 86! Mohammed Bello Abubakar, an 84-year-old Muslim preacher in Nigeria, has married more women…

Simcha | August 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Egypt’s First Female “Maazun”

Egypt has appointed its first female official to certify marriages and divorces. Amal Soliman applied for the “maazun” position because it would allow her to work close to her home…

Catherine Strawn | May 19, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Star Couplings: It’s Raining Babies!

Mazel tov shout outs to Christina Aguilera (and hubby Jordan Bratman) and Nicole Richie (and boyfriend Joel Madden), both of whom gave birth this weekend. Christina named her son Max…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 14, 2008 - 1:00 pm
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