Daily Archives: July 9, 2009

Workers Praying

All businesses in Saudi Arabia are required by law to close their doors for the five daily prayer times. Many men go to nearby mosques to pray, but many working class men don’t have time to walk to and from … Continue reading

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Sitting Around Al-Balad

While driving through the old Al-Balad section of Jeddah one day, I saw this group of men sitting on a corner in front of a business. Most of the men are wearing the traditional long white dress, called thobe. Even … Continue reading

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