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(ʃəˈriːə) or


(Islam) the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims
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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


sharia [ʃəˈriːə]
ncharia f
modif [law, court] → de la charia
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Dubai: The use of gold in complex financial transactions could soon have a Sharia benchmark to go by.
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Judicial system should uphold American principles and laws of gender-equality instead of Islamic Sharia law.
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Muscat: National Bank of Oman's Sharia-compliant window, Muzn Islamic Banking, held its 12th Sharia Supervisory Board (SSB) meeting in Muscat, Oman.
The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) is drafting legal documentation to set up a sharia board of scholars that would oversee the kingdom's Islamic finance sector, in a step that could help the market compete with regional rivals.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India lately authorized the government-owned State Bank of India and 3 mutual funds to launch Sharia funds.
The national campaign to gets states to ban Sharia law from their courts appears to have run out of steam this year, but, in one hangover from the campaign, Alabama voters this month passed what was billed as an anti-Sharia constitutional amendment.
Khartoum, September 9 (SUNA) - The Higher Sharia Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Sudan received Tuesday a judicial delegation from Indonesia on a visit to get acquainted with the pioneering experience of Central Bank of Sudan in Islamization of the banking system and financial institutions.
Sydney, May 7 ( ANI ): A young woman, reportedly gang raped by eight vigilantes as punishment for adultery, is now to be publicly flogged by the Sharia police in the Indonesian province of Aceh.