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Saudi Arabia ends separation
of men and women at restaurants

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 12/9/2019 11:28:21 AM

Riyadh - Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, the authorities said on Sunday, further eroding some of the world’s strictest social rules as sweeping reforms take hold. Previously, Saudi Arabia required all restaurants to have one entrance for families and women and another for men on their own. The ministry of municipalities and rural affairs announced on Twitter this would no longer be mandatory. (Snip) But Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has brought the religious establishment to heel — partly by arresting critics — and eased other restrictions, including bans on women driving and public entertainment.

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This shows US a microcosm of the people that we have been selling our top of the line weapons systems and then attempting to training them (here). The drab clothes and their color schemes show a controlled society. And, the place doesn't look like it would pass a health inspection here.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/9/2019 11:34:36 AM (No. 257111)
Curious really. I remember back in the day (way back) in Canada when taverns had 2 sections. A big one, Men Only, and a smaller one, Ladies With Escorts. Of course in Saudi there are no taverns.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/9/2019 11:38:27 AM (No. 257118)
PS If you want a drink in Saudi you have to drive across the causeway to Bahrain.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: joew9 12/9/2019 11:56:52 AM (No. 257142)
They outlawed slavery in 1962 when Britain twisted their arm. But they don't really enforce the law.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: GO3 12/9/2019 12:18:09 PM (No. 257168)
P.S., if you want a drink in Saudi, just go to a Western compound which normally has stills and breweries. I wouldn't drink any of that crap, however.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Maggie2u 12/9/2019 12:25:20 PM (No. 257170)
Well, I guess the real test of their giving women some equal rights is if they stop throwing little girls into burning buildings because they aren't dressed appropriately.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: TLCary 12/9/2019 12:49:42 PM (No. 257199)
WOW, How very 6th century of them. They are catching up fast now.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 12/9/2019 5:01:37 PM (No. 257390)
Let's talk about barring Saudis from entering the United States for any reason. How's that for "separation"? Fifteen of the 19 hijackers on September 11, 2001, were Saudis. Why were any Saudis allowed into our country after that? And now we have another seventh-century savage on the loose in Pensacola.
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