RIYADH: Britain's Prince Charles, dressed in a traditional Saudi robe and a chequered red and white keffiyeh, joined members of Saudi Arabia's royal family in performing the "Ardah" sword dance near Riyadh.
Charles, who arrived Monday on his second visit to the kingdom in a year, swayed his sword to the rhythm of drumbeats at the annual cultural and heritage Al-Janadriya festival, late on Tuesday near Riyadh.
He was accompanied in the dance by several princes, including Deputy Prime Minister Moqren bin Abdul Aziz and National Guard chief Prince Mitaab, who is King Abdullah's son.
The Prince of Wales, in a regional tour without his wife Camilla, early Wednesday visited Al-Dir'iyah, the first capital of the Saudi dynasty where the remains of many palaces and restored buildings are located.
The heir to the British throne met during his Saudi visit with several Saudi officials, including Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.
He was to head to Qatar later on Wednesday.
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Dancing near Riyadh? In Saudia ? To drums? To music? Doing the Ardah? No, no, that is impossible. That cannot be. It is against Sharia to dance. The Saudis follow Sharia. This has to be a Mossad or Raw conspiracy. Making this country believe they are dancing there. Somebody notify the TTP. It will come as a big shock to TTP. They might crumble in despair.
Express Tribune: Earlier I sent the comment "Nonsense" in response to ARW, which was a mistake. Actually, I wanted to aim it at Haqyou, which I shall follow with this email.
Question: If Prince Charles looses his head during the 'sword dance' and there's 'no one home' to notice it's missing, does it count as a beheading?
good job Mr Prince, now tell your son to stop bragging about how he killed people in his war deployments
There is nothing in this which can be a NEWS! Above all is it worth mentioning that Prince Charle is visiting without his wife?
This is an exercise in symbolic continuation of British “tradition” of influencing the Saudis, the Arabs, and other Muslims. With the British spy Hempher from early 1700s who caused or facilitated sects among Muslims to Lawrence of Arabia’s causing the Saudis to rebel against the Turks, the British continue to meddle in Arab affairs by posing as their friends.
Rubbish editing guys. Issues with most of the stories. Ask the kids to take their jobs seriously.