Islam In The World/Saudi Arabia

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In conformity with the Quran[edit]

  • Men are ordered to pray in the Mosques, and shops are ordered to be closed at prayer time.
  • Sharia Laws are applied.
  • There is an official authority called "The General Presidency of the promotion of virtue and the prevention of vice" to help enforcing Sharia.
  • There is office dedicated to inform about Islam and the Islamic activities, that works also with workers that came from foreign countries.
  • Alcohol consumption is banned.
  • Bars and night clubs are banned.
  • Women are ordered to wear the Islamic clothes.
  • People can take their cases to the court free of charge and without a lawyer.
  • Adultery is a crime
  • Death penalty for murder.

In contradiction with the Quran[edit]

  • Non-Muslims are allowed to live in the country [1][2]


  1. Islam question and answers site
  2. Bukhari Book,3618