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Saudi ambassador serves alcohol

The Ambassador to Saudi Arabia in Ankara, El Husseini broke with the Islamic laws of his country and served his guests alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic drinks were served at a welcome dinner held by El Husseini and his wife (who does not wear a headscarf), for the new arrival of the ambassadors of Yemen, Qatar, Algeria and Palestine in Ankara. In yet another break with the Saudi Islamic tradition, men and women sat and dined together.

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Posted by Cynthia on February 19, 2006 at 02:14 PM in Alcohol (general), Algeria, Jordan, Palestine, Qatar, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Yemen | Permalink