Druze men dating
Sheikh Sami Abi al-Mouna, president of the Druze Sectarian Council’s cultural committee, told NOW…: “When raising his/her children, a Druze strives to convince them of the need to marry a fellow Druze for the same of society’ stability and coherence, thus securing its future.”“If inter-faith marriage occurs within the community, it is dealt with in such a way as to preserve one’s dignity.
We do not make threats or deal with the person who marries outside the community with harshness, but guidance is our duty.” Coexistence, he added, “happens through politics and political parties that are not affiliated with any religion, rather than within religions and inter-faith marriage.” Traditionally, a Druze man who marries out is shunned, while a woman who marries out will be in danger due to beliefs about honour, shame and parental control.
Fatimid Caliph Ali az-Zahir, whose father al-Hakim is a key figure in the Druze faith, was particularly harsh, causing the death of many Druze in Antioch, Aleppo, and northern Syria.
Persecution flared up during the rule of the Mamluks and Ottomans.
The story quotes unnamed sources as saying that Baria, a journalist and broadcaster in the Middle East and the United Kingdom, thinks her daughter “can do better” than Clooney, specifically by marrying into the family’s Druze religion.
The story says Baria has been saying as much to friends in Beirut, where Amal was born.“First of all, factually none of the story is true,” says Clooney in an exclusive statement to USA TODAY. She has not been to Beirut since Amal and I have been dating, and she is in no way against the marriage, but none of that is the issue…
The irresponsibility, in this day and age, to exploit religious differences where none exist, is at the very least negligent and more appropriately dangerous.” has issued an apology, in which the paper passes the buck to “a reputable and trusted freelance journalist” who had “based her story on conversations with a long standing contact who has strong connections with senior members of the Lebanese community in the UK and the Druze in Beirut.” [see also UPDATE below] The article was co-authored by the freelancer along with a The big question for me is why didn’t Mail Online put in a call about the story?
Clooney must have plenty of PR handlers and it would be easy enough for Mail Online to make a check, but it does not appear to have done so.
Last year a Sunni Muslim man had his penis severed by the male relatives of a Druze woman who defied her family by marrying him.
“Their old history is even better than their present.”Jumblatt welcomes the Clooney-Alamuddin announcement as rare good news.