Jordan's Women Weigh In

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The least-expected story out of the Mideast today comes from the BBC, which has discovered "the first women boxers in the Arab Middle East." There's a team training in an Amman gym "with the blessing of the progressive Jordanian Royal Family, which is doing its best to make the country a Middle Eastern beacon of gender equality."

"I am not a bad girl," 17-year-old boxer Sarah Alamiah told the Beeb, "and I don't want people to think I am a bad girl. I just like the sport. I don't care what men think, I will do what I like. And what I want to do most of all is to take the guys on and beat them."

Earlier this year, the BBC reported on boxing Muslim women in Calcutta. The Indians as well as the Jordanians cite Leila Ali (daughter of Mohammed Ali) as their role model.

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  1. Why would good muslims what to practice “jew-jitsu”?

  2. Talk about ball busters!

  3. It’s funny how the most basic forms of physical violence tend to become catalysts for social change. A certain movie comes to mind…

    “You have to consider the possibility that Allah does not like you.”

    Shame there aren’t more middle eastern women in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu….

  4. Bismillah al rehman al rehim
    from Rao mansoor

    i have some order for u.
    India
    1)All muslim war and political prison must be FREE from your side.
    2)Get back ur Army troop from india.
    3)Pay all losses of pakistan in war of 1965 -1971 war.
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    5)All criminal in ahmad abad and gujrat must be punished
    6)Rebuild Babri mosque
    7)Punished who demands mandir building.

    USA and ENGLAND
    1)All muslim war and political prison must be FREE from your side.
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    Israel.
    1)All muslim war and political prison must be FREE from your side.
    2)Get back ur Army troop from phlasteen and from all muslim countries.
    3)All balances is equal too (1000000000000 EURO). must pay by urside.
    4)All jews villages must be detroyed in phalasteen.
    5)leave control on bait-ul-muqadas.

    Russia
    1)All muslim war and political prison must be FREE from your side.
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    3)You have to gave all rights to muslim in ur country.
    NOTE:- You are responsible of all destroying of ur country in fruture if u dont act upon these orders.

    KILL THE SALMAN RUSHDI ATONCE WHEREEVER HE IS.

    rao mansoor
    Rahim yar khan
    Punjab
    PAKISTAN

    dont think ur enemy is weak in power from u.

    we send this mail to every president.but there is no reponce.now i m going to destroy all these ountry capitals so i want u too inform n apeal all muslim of these countries to leave the city.couz no one taking my talk seriously so i m requesting u for convay message through a press conference.
    thank you

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