Islamic law


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Noun1.Islamic law - 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
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Imam Sayed Bukhari told Muslim worshippers that taking someone's life illegally was against Islamic law.
Senior clerics determined that rowdy behavior at sporting events made them inappropriate for women, and that it violated Islamic law for women to look at male strangers.
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Armenians and Kurds suffered atrocities Islamic law forbids.
Books published by the Society fall into seven broad categories: (i) Qur'an, Sirah and Hadith; (ii) Islamic Law and Jurisprudence; (iii) The al-Ghazali Series; (iv) Muslim Personalities Series; (v) Translations from the Islamic Heritage; (vi) Monographs on Spirituality and Sufism; and (vii) General Titles on Islam.
He had divorced his wife that very day and was now liable for the unpaid portion of her dowry, which according to the provisions of Islamic law, was owed to the wife at the time of divorce or the death of her husband.
These rights were guaranteed by Islamic law and regulations in the Kingdom and the international conventions to which the Kingdom was party.
The Rule of Law, Freedom of Expression, and Islamic Law

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