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    (Original post by asif007)
    Why did your dad choose Saudi over other more liberal Arab states like Qatar and the UAE? Just curious.

    Where did you live in the UK before you went to Saudi? Do you know any other families who have also gone out there?

    My mum works in Dubai and I'll be visiting for 2 weeks in May (YAY!). I assume you must have been to the UAE too as you live so close - how do you think your experience of living in a more relaxed city in Saudi compares to somewhere like Dubai for example?

    Are you still allowed to watch Bollywood movies in Saudi? At home or in the cinema? I know they're popular in all the other Arab countries but Saudi seems like a different ballgame.

    Do you get weird looks from people if you go out in public without a hijab/niqaab? Are women generally safe in Saudi?

    Also, how are you using the internet from Saudi?
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    JK, it's not North Korea. Lol

    Hi did you visited Al Ain too?
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    (Original post by mkap)
    yeah i do wear one.
    so why did you say, in your OP, "other places arnt really strict and are more conservative. i.e women don't have to cover their hair"?
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    (Original post by Christ Redeems)
    so why did you say, in your OP, "other places arnt really strict and are more conservative. i.e women don't have to cover their hair"?
    do you know what abaya is?

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    (Original post by Azhar Rana)
    Hi did you visited Al Ain too?
    no i havnt
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    (Original post by mkap)
    do you know what abaya is?
    "The abaya covers the whole body except the face, feet, and hands."

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abaya


    Is this definition wrong?
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    (Original post by xobeauty)
    Exotic guys are the best.
    PRSOM

    (Original post by mkap)
    arab guys are fiiiiiine :giggle:
    wallah
    (Original post by Boss_Rhythm)
    YAY! You know Adam Saleh? I met him twice.... + I tried to slide into his DM'sLOL
    OMG WHEN HE IS BUFFFFF
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    (Original post by mkap)
    no i havnt
    Its one of the best cities to visit, also known as the garden city of gulf due to its gardens and greenery everywhere.
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    (Original post by alkaline.)
    PRSOM



    wallah
    OMG WHEN HE IS BUFFFFF
    What do you mean by 'When he is buff'?
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    (Original post by Christ Redeems)
    "The abaya covers the whole body except the face, feet, and hands."

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abaya


    Is this definition wrong?
    different meanings of it. lol av lived here and seen the women and what they wear so chill out
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    (Original post by Azhar Rana)
    Its one of the best cities to visit, also known as the garden city of gulf due to its gardens and greenery everywhere. It's my home town
    really your arab?! :eek: al have to visit their
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    (Original post by Azhar Rana)
    Hi did you visited Al Ain too?
    Yes I stayed in Al Ain for a few days last summer and over Christmas 2014. I went to Jebel Hafeet and explored some of the malls - Al Ain Mall is lovely. I also went through Al Ain during my border run to Oman while I was staying in Abu Dhabi last summer.
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    (Original post by Student403)
    There is another, shorter pilgrimage, that is rewarded greatly which one might typically do every couple of years - even more if one lives close by
    why would it be rewarded when it is down to the person's ability to travel which might be hinders for some more than others? that seems really unfair as an idea
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    (Original post by Boss_Rhythm)
    What do you mean by 'When he is buff'?
    OMG WHEN? , he's buff

    as in when did you meet him featured by an irrelevant comment on his buffness
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    why would it be rewarded when it is down to the person's ability to travel which might be hinders for some more than others? that seems really unfair as an idea
    Rewards vary a lot in Islam. e.g. obviously if something is much harder for you, you're going to be rewarded much more for the same deed
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    (Original post by alkaline.)
    OMG WHEN? , he's buff

    as in when did you meet him featured by an irrelevant comment on his buffness
    Oh, once in a meet and greet. Another time outside.... He wasn't vlogging
    And I ain't gonna beg in front of my boys... I also saw Naz and Sheikh, but no Slim!
    I actually cared more about Sheikh than adam in the meet and greet tbh...
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    (Original post by mkap)
    Myabe thats in riyadh but deffos not other citties that are like jeddah
    that in saudi arabia though - that doesn't fundamentally bother you?
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    (Original post by quasa)
    I though habibi meant friend :| (in which case my arab friends must be hitting on me :|)
    Saqeedi means friend haha they maybe
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    (Original post by Student403)
    Rewards vary a lot in Islam. e.g. obviously if something is much harder for you, you're going to be rewarded much more for the same deed
    so the fact that she has moved to a nearby area of makkah renders her pilgrimage effects pretty much useless? or not? if she moved there what would that mean?
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    HEY !
    I'm Arab too ^^
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    (Original post by mkap)
    really your arab?! :eek: al have to visit their
    I am born there lol, but I am a pakistani. Arabic is my main language and I have a typical arabic accent :P
 
 
 
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