Qaeda alienated in Iraq for stopping women from buying suggestively-shaped veggies!August 12th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 12 (ANI): In Iraq, Al Qaeda might have been alienated because of terrible killings of those who refuse to pledge allegiance to them, but it lost credibility in the Gulf country because of imposing a series of rules imposing their way of thought on the most mundane aspects of everyday life, like forcing women not to buy suggestively-shaped vegetables like cucumber!
They directed that only males could buy such vegetables, because they considered such vegetables as male.
The self-made ruled imposed by Qaeda, include a ban on women buying suggestively-shaped vegetables, the Daily Times quoted a tribal leader in the western Iraq province of Anbar as telling the Daily Telegraph.
Sheikh Hameed al-Hayyes, a Sunni elder, reportedly said: They even killed female goats because their private parts were not covered and their tails were pointed upward, which they said was haram.
They regarded the cucumber as male and tomato as female. Women were not allowed to buy cucumbers, only men, he added. (ANI)
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