I have discussed the matter with Paunch and Miss Polly and we agree that this fatwa business is getting out of hand.
What do they mean "unclean"? We're Collingwood supporters
It was reported this morning that Iranian authorities have banned all advertisements for pets, pet food and other pet products. The decision by Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance comes after the fatwa was issued by powerful cleric Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi.
While keeping dogs as pets has become increasingly fashionable in Iran in recent years, says the London Daily Telegraph, the fatwa cited Islamic tradition, which dictates that dogs are unclean.