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sharia

(ʃəˈriːə) or

sheria

n
(Islam) the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims
[Arabic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharia - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
fatwa - a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
hudood, hudud - Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes
Translations

Sharia

sharia [ʃəˈriːə]
ncharia f
modif [law, court] → de la charia
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In the same video, which is clearly credited to his extremist group The Supporters of Shareeah, he also says a prayer for the suicide bombers of Iran and Afghanistan.
Emails to several Binladin accounts include messages from "Supporters of Shareeah," a radical terrorist group of which Osama is a key member.