Chatting between unrelated males and females on social networking sites is forbidden in Islamic law, said Abdullah Al-Mutlaq, a member of the committee of senior scholars.
Al-Mutlaq said that having one-on-one chatting sessions is a form of “khulwa,” the Islamic term for free mixing, which he said is a gateway to sin.
British Prime Minister Theresa May and the Saudi head of the women's section at the general authority for sports, Princess Reema Bint Bandar al-Saud, chat with Saudi girls during a basketball class in Riyadh on 5 April, 2017 Girls in Saudi Arabia will receive physical education lessons as part of the curriculum in public schools from next year, the country’s Education Ministry has announced.
The long-awaited reform was announced by Education Minister Ahmed al-Issa on Tuesday.
During the radio session, he cited incidents where women had virtually spoken to men on the Web to give advice on certain issues, only to have the men become attached to them. Al-Mutlaq’s advice evoked several varied responses on Twitter.
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