Last week, we reported that a book about the prophet’s wife Aisha was shot down for publication. Here is the response of the book’s author and one of the people who voiced a criticism of the book. G. Willow Wilson gives her take, Via TalkIslam.
Four women die in a bombing in Iraq’s Diyala province. In a town Iskanderiya, two female suicide bombers killed 19 and wounded 75. May Allah grant these victims peace.In response to female suicide bombers, Iraqi police are pre-emptively detaining women who they suspect might be at risk for carrying out suicide attacks.
The BBC examines Ghada Abdelaal’s book and the Egyptian “marriage crisis.”
Women’s eNews details the difficulty that female Iraqi refugees have in Syria.
A mother in Saudi Arabia is trying to stop her eight-year-old daughter’s marriage, which her husband arranged.
A few weeks ago we reported the murder of Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim in Dubai. Al Arabiya reports that details about the murder (including the implication of a high-profile person), which were published in an Egyptian newspaper, resulted in the seizure and complete disappearance of this paper. More about arrests and accusations at the Los Angeles Timesand the BBC.