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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Some Muslim states have already looked into the problem and introduced new provisions in their Personal Status Laws that modify, in a variety of ways, the traditional rules of dissolution of marriage under Islamic law. The most radical modifications prohibit the husband's right to divorce his wife extra-judicially through unilateral repudiation or talaq.
Like any modern legal system, the principle of separation of powers influenced Islamic law in both structure and substance.
Manama The decision by Al Nahda, the moderate Islamist ruling party in Tunisia, not to push for Islamic law as the only source of all legislation has caused a rift within the North African country's political establishment.
Summary: At least 8,000 Islamists staged a mass demonstration in central Tunis on Sunday in the latest show of force to demand the adoption of Islamic law in the north African country.
A History of Islamic Law deserves ongoing recommendation as a fine survey of the historic differences between Western and Islamic legal processes, and is a recommended pick for any collection strong in world legal history and procedures.
The angry fathers demanded an overhaul of procedures for seeing their children in accordance with Islamic law and tradition.
The BSE and Mumbai-based Taqwaa Advisory and Shariah Investment Solutions (Tasis) has launched India's first equity index of companies that comply with Sharia, the Islamic law. It is an attempt to increase participation of Muslims in the equity market and attract investment from international funds that adhere to Islamic law.
There is fear that the animals available from Israel might not comply with Islamic law and could have possibly been injected with hormones that may harm those who eat it.In a report done by BBC on of the smugglers said, "we are smuggling cattle that is in the appropriate age and weight according to Islamic Law." The report showed special elevators that had been installed in the tunnels to allow for the animals to be transferred form Egypt to Gaza.This solution was made possible through creative way and high tech ingenuity.
"Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt" discusses traditional Islamic law in regards to the millennia old nation of Egypt.
Andrew White was teaching Islamic law and society in Melbourne when it occurred to him that he was in the wrong part of the world for his speciality.
Participants of Insight Dubai Conference learned more about Shari'ah Islamic law on the second day of the conference.
Al-Ghamdi also argued that the term "mixing" could not be found in Shariah, or Islamic law, and said Shariah says nothing about banning non-married men and women from working, studying and socializing with each other.

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