Citations with the tag: ISLAMIC law
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- SHARIAH Charade.
Bathija, Sandhya // Church & State; Dec2010, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p13
The article discusses issues concerning a ballot initiative that would amend the Oklahoma constitution and prohibit courts from considering Shariah, Islamic law, when handling cases. According to Barry W. Lynn of Americans United executive director, this suggestion only aims to create fear to...
- Reinterpreting Islam.
Akbarzadeh, Shahram // Eureka Street; 4/11/2008, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p25
The author shares his views on whether Islamic law is compatible with secular law. The announcement of the Archbishop of Canterbury about the possibility of incorporating aspects of Islamic law in the British legal system has led to debate on whether Muslims can remain true to the precepts of...
- This time, Sharia law misunderstood.
Kennedy, Sheila Suess // Indianapolis Business Journal; 7/16/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 20, p9
The article offers the author's insights regarding the legislation that prohibits American courts to impose Sharia law.
- Catholic experts criticize Shariah law bans.
Fraga, Brian // Our Sunday Visitor; 6/24/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p5
The article reports that other religions are criticizing a new Kansas law that bans judges from basing their decisions on Islamic Shariah law and all other foreign legal codes.
- Driven to extreme.
Vourlias, Christopher // Variety; 9/13/2010, Vol. 420 Issue 5, p4
The article examines the denunciation of the Moroccan reality television program "Taxi 36" by one of that country's Islamic clergy.
- Taliban 1, Army 0.
Moreau, Ron; Hussain, Zahid // Newsweek (Pacific Edition); 3/2/2009, Vol. 153 Issue 9, p5
The article describes the conflict between Pakistan's Taliban organization and the Pakistan government which resulted in a peace deal that gives the government a ceasefire and the organization the imposition of Sharia in the country's Swat district. The article details the organization's...
- LOOPHOLE SAVES WOMAN FROM DEATH BY STONING.
Moreau, Ron; Hussain, Zahid // Herizons; Spring2002, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p6
Focuses on the police interrogation on raped and impregnated women in Nigeria. Impact of Islamic law on divorced mother; Provisions of shaira; Concept of the Islamic law for adultery.
- In Revolution City.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition); 4/21/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 16, p26
Describes the looting in Saddam City, a Baghdad slum in Iraq. Need for armed personnel to defend Saddam General Hospital from mobs and vandals; Indication that most of the inhabitants are Shiites who have been oppressed by the Sunni-dominated regime of Saddam Hussein; Presence of Hizbullah...
- Islamic finance assets may hit US$5 tln - Moody's.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // MiddleEast Insurance Review; May2010, p83
The article reports on a study conducted by rating agency Moody's concerning the performance of the Islamic finance industry.
- SUMMIT TO WEIGH DELAY OF INDICTMENT.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 7/30/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4906, p1
The article reports that the Baabda Arab summit may consider the postponement of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) indictment for several months to avert a political strife in the country.
- Egypt: Islamic finance association to create list of Shariah-compliant stocks.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // MiddleEast Insurance Review; Dec2012, p14
The article reports on the planned launch of a list of Shariah-compliant equities by the Islamic Finance Association in Egypt as part of its effort to promote awareness of Islamic finance.
- Turkey and QFC seen as most friendly tax systems for Islamic finance in MENA.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // MiddleEast Insurance Review; Mar2013, p16
The article discusses the study on the taxation of Islamic finance supported by the International Tax and Investment Centre which shows that Turkey and the Qatar Financial Center (QFC) were the most friendly tax systems for Islamic finance in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region.
- East Asian Insurance calls for co-operation in takaful.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // MiddleEast Insurance Review; Dec2010, p20
The article reports on the keynote of Indonesian finance minister Agus Martowardojo during his official address at the opening of the 25th East Asian Insurance Congress wherein he stressed the tremendous potential of Shariah-compliant products as alternative to the traditional insurance.
- GCC: New Shariah standards to help FIs tackle banking, finance and investment issues.
Liu, Melinda; Norland, Rod; Dickey, Christopher // MiddleEast Insurance Review; Dec2010, p20
The article reports that the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and Minhaj Sharia'h Financial Advisory have launched a set of new standards for Islamic financial institutions to tackle banking, finance and investment issues.
- Reviews of books: Near East.
Powers, David S. // American Historical Review; Oct95, Vol. 100 Issue 4, p1270
Reviews the book `The Renewal of Islamic Law: Muhammad Baqer as-Sads, Najaf and the Shii International,' by Chibli Mallat.
- SHARIA STATISTICS.
Oakes, Edward T. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life; Nov2012, Issue 227, p10
A letter to the editor is presented about societies arranged under constitutional democracy and Sharia, or Islamic, law, in response to the article entitled "Public Life Without Political Theory," written by Paul J. Griffiths and published in the August/September 2012 issue.
- No Freedom of Conscience for Afghans, Mr. Obama?
Spencer, Robert // Human Events; 12/6/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 42, p13
The author calls for U.S. President Barack Obama for the removal of the clause which mandates the supremacy of Islamic law in the Afghan Constitution, to declare his support for full freedom of conscience, and to encourage release of Said Musa, an Afghan citizen who was arrested for apostasy.
- TRIPOLI DEMONSTRATIONS SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH SYRIANS.
Spencer, Robert // Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition); 9/3/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1267, p1
The article reports that the demonstrations in Tripoli, Lebanon have shown signs that condemn the oppression of the Syrian revolutionaries and honor the sacrifices of the Syrian people.
- Kano state blends secular and religious law.
Gani, Balarabe S. // Parliamentarian; 2005, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p156
Explains the Sharia law in Kano, Nigeria. Definition of Sharia; Importance of Sharia in Islam; Changes made by the British government in the Islamic law of Kano and of the entire region of Nigeria in 1955; Provisions of the constitution of Nigeria.
Gani, Balarabe S. // Journal of Law & Religion; 2012/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pxvii
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including relationship between religion, culture and the shari'a courts, Dutch conflict over accepting gay teachers in schools, and integration of the Islamic law in Turkey.
- Patterns of Mate Selection: A Comparative Study Between the Kuwaiti and the Omani Societies.
Al Naser, Fahad A.; Sulaiman, Suad M. A. // Journal of the Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Studies;
In most Middle Eastern societies, mate selection operates within rather carefully defined limits. The state of Kuwait & Oman are two of them. The youth, for instance, are expected to marry someone who shares his/her own religion, caste, nationality, age and socioeconomic status. This practice is...
- Anti-Shari'a amendment struck down by court.
Sacirbey, Omar // Christian Century;
The article reports on the Federal court annulment of Oklahoma's constitutional amendment approved in November 2010, which prohibited state judges from considering Shari'a law in U.S. cases.
- Shariat bill.
Haque, Mohammed Zahirul // Economic Review (05318955); Sep98, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p5
Reports on proposed legislation to adopt Islamic law in Pakistan. Criticisms against the proposal; Concerns over plans by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to eliminate court, the constitution Parliament and provincial autonomy; Possibility of Pakistan's return to the era of Ranjeet Singh, a...
- A Western question to the Middle East: `Is there a human rights discourse in Islam?'.
Strawson, John // Arab Studies Quarterly; Winter97, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p31
Focuses on Western discourses on the human rights movement in the Islamic Middle East. Characterization of Islamic societies as being under oriental despotism; Overview of Islamic legal traditions; Nature of Islamic law.
- RELIGIOUS AUDIT: COULD IT HAPPEN HERE?
Briston, Richard; El-Ashker, Ahmed // Accountancy; Oct86, Vol. 98 Issue 1118, p120
Discusses the elements of auditing in the context of the Islamic law. Provision of advice; Audit of the Zakah fund; Articles of association; Religious auditing reporting; Procedure to ensure compliance.
- Notes on church-state affairs: Pakistan.
Beck, Rosalie; Hendon, David W. // Journal of Church & State; Summer91, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p640
Reports that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif introduced on April 10, 1991 an bill to amend the nation's constitution to give precedence to Islamic law over civil legislation.
- Dining with Mahmoud.
Collins, William A. // Progressive Populist; 12/1/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 21, p16
The article focuses on statements of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad that Sharia law prohibits use of nuclear weapons and Iran abides by that rule and that during Iran's war against Iraq, Iran did not respond in kind to Iraq's use of poison gas back when U.S. was siding with Saddam Hussien.
- DATES FOR YOUR DIARY.
Collins, William A. // Islamic Business & Finance; Nov2012, Issue 76, p50
A calendar of events related to Islamic finance and banking in December 2012 is presented which includes World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) at Bahrain, the third Global Islamic Marketing Conference (GIMC3) at Cairo, Egypt and Islamic Business & Finance Awards at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- Moving Toward War?
Minchakpu, Obed // Christianity Today; 04/24/2000, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p29
Reports that the federal government of Nigeria has suspended the Islamic legal system in several states after mass killings and destruction of property in the city of Kaduna. Outcome of street battles and other violence between Christians and Muslims in Kaduna in late February 2000; Plan of the...
- Islamist in Egypt's ruling coalition calls for violence to achieve Shariah.
Minchakpu, Obed // Geo-Strategy Direct; 10/31/2012, p15
The article reports the Egytian Sunni Islamist movement Gamiat Islamiya leader Mohammed Saleh encourages their members to fight against liberals and secularists to implement Islamic law throughout Egypt announced in an assembly held on October 12, 2012.
- Women in Islam.
Bem, Kazimierz // Christian Century; 12/2/2008, Vol. 125 Issue 24, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to Brian McLaren's review of "Who Speaks for Islam?" from the October 7, 2008 issue, discussing women's legal rights of property.
- Women in Islam.
McLaren, Brian // Christian Century; 12/2/2008, Vol. 125 Issue 24, p6
A reply by the author is presented to a letter commenting on his review of "Who Speaks for Islam?" from the October 7, 2008 issue, regarding women's legal rights of property.
- bad news.
McLaren, Brian // U.S. Catholic; Feb2012, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p9
The article reports on the pressure facing the Coptic Christian minority from Islamist politicians who demanded that they pay the jizya tax during the Egyptian elections in December 2011.
- New Jersey Legislature Approves Islamic Law.
McLaren, Brian // Church & State; Sep2000, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p22
Reports on New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman's signing of a legislation to enforce Islamic food preparation standards. Estimated number of Muslims living in New Jersey; Questions on the legality of the New Jersey law.
- A legal analysis of euthanasia in the Islamic criminal code of 2011.
Salimi, Ensieh; Mohammad Javad Fathi // Iranian Journal of Microbiology; Dec2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p1
Euthanasia or mercy killing is a new and challenging topic in medical law. This article examines all types of euthanasia based on the Islamic criminal code of 2011, and demonstrates that active and involuntary euthanasia is murder if conditions exist; the basis for active and voluntary...
- SHARIA & BIBLICAL LAW.
Hutchens, S. M. // Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity; Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p7
The article claims that much of what is most offensive to modern society about Sharia is in fact biblical law, but reminds Christians to approach Islamic law with more care and nuance than criticism based on its offense to the norms of modern society.
- Journal of Islamic Studies Volume 25 Number 1 January 2014 - Table of Contents.
Hutchens, S. M. // Journal of Islamic Studies; Jan2014, Vol. 25 Issue 1, pi8
The issue's table of contents is presented, which includes articles related to Islam, Islamic philosophy and Islamic law.
- Sharia Makes Stealth Inroads.
Spencer, Robert // Human Events; 10/25/2010, Vol. 66 Issue 37, p14
The article discusses how Sharia, the Islamic law, is making its way into the U.S. as evidenced by several stories which favors the Muslims in certain places in the U.S.
- KEPELBAGAIAN KAEDAH PUNGUTAN ZAKAT: ANALISIS DI PUSAT PUNGUTAN ZAKAT-MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN DARI TAHUN 2003-2009.
Muhammad, Fidlizan; Mohd Yahya Mohd Hussin; Salwa Amirah Awang; Abdul Majid Tahir Mohamed // Jurnal Syariah; sep-dis2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p329
This article aims to analyse the zakat payment method implemented by the Pusat Pungutan Zakat - Wilayah Persekutuan (PPZ-MAIWP). Based on data from 2003 to 2009, PPZ-MAIWP has recorded a positive trend of total annual zakat collection. This increasing trend was driven by the PPZ-MAIWP initiative...
- KETERBUKAAN BERMAZHAB DALAM REALITI DI MALAYSIA: KEPERLUAN ATAU KECELARUAN?
Farid, Inarah Ahmad; Man, Saadan // Jurnal Syariah; sep-dis2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p289
Malay Muslims are regarded as loyal adherents of Shafi'i madhhab since they embraced Islam centuries ago. The strict adherence to the madhhab, however, sometimes leads them to some difficulties when some ShÄfi'Ä« standpoints do not suit certain circumstances or needs. Hence, they start to...
- Functional Specialization for Judge of Grievances in Islamic Law, Jordanian Law and Saudi Law.
Bani Younes, Abed Al Salam Isaa M.; Moustafa Moursi El-Seoudi, Abdel Wadoud; Muhammad Husni, Ahmad // Advances in Natural & Applied Sciences; 2012, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p1260
This article compares and discusses the Functional specialization for judge of grievances at the Fifth century AH (at the Abbasi era) with the Functional specialization for judge of grievances in Jordanian Law and Saudi Law in current era. It searches for the extent to which the Jordanian and...
- Contemporary Islamic Knowledge In Malaysia.
Toriman, Mohd Ekhwan // Advances in Natural & Applied Sciences; 2011, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p400
No abstract available.
- BABIES IN BURKAS.
Haworth, Abigail // Marie Claire (US); May2013, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p132
The article focuses on the Islamic laws in several Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran regarding burkas for females.
- "Chaos on the Earth": Subjective Truths versus Communal Unity in Islamic Law and the Rise of Militant Islam.
Gesink, Indira Falk // American Historical Review; Jun2003, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p710
Challenges assumptions about the inflexibility of the Islamic legal tradition and its relation to the rise of militant Islamism in Egypt during the twentieth century. Impact of the conflict between tradition and modernity on the Islamic world; Factors that have contributed to the rise of...
- Turkey's Hidden Islamist Agenda -- Myth or Reality?
Eshel, David // Military Technology; 2007, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p7
The author reflects on the rumored move of the Turkish government to re-impose Islamic law in the country. He adds that analysts have warned that the country is predominantly Muslim, and returning to its roots is not impossible. However, he notes that if Turkey decides to implement Islamic law,...
- SERAHSï¿½'NIN el-MEBSï¿½T ADLI ESERI ï¿½ERï¿½EVESINDE MECï¿½Z DELILLERI.
G�man, Osman // Journal of Faculty of Theology, Sakarya University / Sakarya ï¿½; 2011, Issue 23, p35
The literature of the methodology of Islamic Law (Usul al-Fiqh) does not only study the subject of ï¿½sources of lawï¿½; but also studies Linguistic discussions as well. The subject of ï¿½haqiqah-majazï¿½ also takes place in these discussions. al-Sarakhsi, in his book, known as...
- A CASE BASED TOOL AS INTELLIGENT ASSISTANCE TO MUFTI.
Nouaouria, Nabila; Atil, Fadila; Laskri, M. .; Bouyaya, Djamel; Amari, Abdel Hamid // Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering (Springer Science & Bu; Apr2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1B, p75
In this paper we focus our interest on reasoning modes in the legal domain and more exactly in the Islamic legislation field. The analogy reasoning mode, naturally used in the legal domain, possesses a variant, called case-based reasoning (CBR). It consists in solving a new problem by reusing...
- Interest-A condemned money & prohibited in the strongest possible terms in Islam.
Alam, S. M.; Khan, M. A.; Shaikh, A. H. // Economic Review (05318955); Nov2008, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p7
The article explores the meaning of the term "Riba" in the context of the Islamic religion. It mentions that Riba is the premium that is recovered by the lender from the borrower along with the principal amount as a part of lending agreements. Moreover, it asserts that the Holy Quran has...
- Tï¿½RK MEDENI KANUNU'NA (TMK) Gï¿½RE GERï¿½EKLESEN BOSANMALARIN ISLï¿½M HUKUKU Aï¿½ISINDAN DEGERLENDIRILMESI.
Yilmaz, Ibrahim // Journal of Islamic Law Studies; 2009, Issue 14, p267
Discussions on marriage and divorce started with the adoption of the new Turkish Civil Law (TMK) on 4 October 1926 have not finished yet. One of the topics discussed is that whether divorcements performed according to TMK are valid in terms of Islamic law or not. After enduring discussions on...
- MOGUCNOST RASPRAVE O KONSENZUSU (IDï¿½MA'U) ISLAMSKIH UCENJAKA U SAVREMENOM DOBU.
Ramic, �ukrija // Proceedings of the Islamic Pedagogical Faculty of the University; 2011, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p61
This paper presents the author's ideas about a possibility of questioning consensus (ijma') of Islamic scholars, validity of those consensuses and authenticity of statements found in Islamic writings. In that sense, broad guidelines are presented at the end of the paper. Those guidelines can be...