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Famous Singer Sentenced to Jail for Insulting River

2nd Egyptian singer sentenced to jail time over a music video

(Newser) - To ancient Egyptians, the Nile River was the lifeblood of civilization. It's apparently no less dear to modern Egyptians, as a well-known pop singer has learned the hard way. Sherine Abdel-Wahab—described by the BBC as one of Egypt's most famous singers and a judge on the Arabic... More »

Malaysia Plans Hotel Checks to Squash Premarital Sex

Muslims told not to celebrate 'immoral' Valentine's Day

(Newser) - Happy Valentine's Day—not! That's the unlovely message Malaysian leaders are issuing to Muslims who may fall into the holiday "trap" and indulge in "immoral behavior," they warn. "Avoid the Trap" brochures urging students to avoid marking Valentine's Day have been distributed at universities, and several... More »

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