Did Muammar Gaddafi Try To Convert Berlusconi’s Harem?
The Libyan leader recruited the women through a modelling agency to join him and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at a photographic exhibition in Rome that traced historical links between the two countries.
Telling them that Islam was the ‘’ultimate religion’’, Colonel Gaddafi insisted that ‘’if you want to believe in a single faith, then it must be that of Muhammad’’…
On Sunday night, during an encounter with 500 young women hired by the same agency, Colonel Gaddafi handed out copies of the Koran and told the women that Europe should convert to Islam.
Bruni-Sarkozy, the wife of France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy, made a public statement in support of an Iranian woman who has been sentenced to be stoned to death.
She and other French personalities signed a petition calling for Tehran to release 43-year-old mother-of-two Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, whom an Iranian court has convicted of adultery and complicity in her husband’s murder…
Bruni-Sarkozy’s intervention … caused the biggest stir in Tehran, with the conservative Iranian press lashing out at the 41-year-old supermodel-turned-singer’s formerly colourful private life.
“Reviewing Carla Bruni’s record clearly shows why this immoral woman has supported an Iranian woman who has committed adultery, has contributed to the murdering of her husband and has been sentenced to death,” Kayhan newspaper wrote.
“In fact, she herself deserves death,” the paper added, labelling the French first lady an “Italian prostitute”.
The one that got away, eh, Silvio…