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Opposing Sharia Law Is a Defence of the Rights of Muslims

Huffington Post: by Anne Marie Waters: How can we be a multicultural society if we do not accommodate sharia law? That is one of the most common questions I am asked…

4-month reprieve for OFW murder convict

GHAZANFAR ALI KHAN ARABNEWS Friday 16 November 2012 RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has delayed the execution of Filipino migrant worker Joselito Zapanta by four more months, giving his family more time…

Muslim man’s power to divorce not unrestricted: J&K High Court

Srinagar, Daily News & Analysis The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has held that a Muslim man’s power to divorce his wife is not “unrestricted or unqualified”. Justice Hasnain Masoodi…

Qatar Islamic Bank launches $750m, five-year sukuk

Source: Gulf News Dubai: Qatar Islamic Bank, the Gulf Arab state’s largest Sharia-compliant lender, will return to global debt markets after two years on Wednesday with a new five-year sukuk,…

Shariah Law: Gods’ Law, Moral Law, the Natural Law or Man made Law?

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Shariah Law is a bogeyman for right wing politicians in the West to spread Islamophobia and a political…

Saudi Arabia: Banks seizing dormant accounts against Shariah

ARAB NEWS Sunday 30 September 2012 JEDDAH: Shariah experts on financial matters declare that local banks are committing a crime by seizing the deposits in accounts that had not been…

And now another movie: Scholars, Al-Azhar demand Iran refrain from screening film on beloved Prophet

RIYADH: NAWAL KSAR ARABNEWS With the announcement almost three years ago about the production of a film portraying the life of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the Iranian director…

Ahmadiyya Muslims Highlight Plight of ‘Blasphemy’ Girl

LONDON, September 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Annual Convention: 7th- 9thSeptember 2012, East Worldham, Alton, Hampshire A Muslim community has highlighted the plight of persecuted minorities in the wake of a…

Another Sharia Law that USA Follows: Right to Inheritance for All Children

As the Republican party, in USA excels in its Islamophobia, by scaremongering against Sharia Law, it will be useful to find examples of Sharia Law in the USA constitution and…

Republican Party’s Scaremongering against Sharia Law

Source: Tampa Bay Online By AHMED BEDIER, NADIA B. AHMAD On Tuesday, delegates to the Republican National Convention voted in support of the 60-page party platform that has been described…

Blesphamy Law of Pakistan Who benefits From it.

Malik Siraj Akbar Editor in Chief, ‘The Baloch Hal'; Author; Contributing Writer Who Benefits From Pakistan’s Blasphemy Law Christianity , Islam , Pakistan , Pakistan Blasphemy Law , Rimsha Masih , Blasphemy Laws , World News Last weekend’s arrest and imprisonment of Rimsha Masih, an…

Future of Religious Minorities in the Muslim World

Source: Huffington Post By Imam Mohamed Magid President, Islamic Society of North America As an imam and as the president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), I know…

SR 51 m raised to save 2 youths from execution

RAFJA/MADINAH: ARAB NEWS Sunday 5 August 2012 A Saudi philanthropist has donated SR 17 million to save a Saudi man from execution. The unidentified donor contributed to a campaign to…

Observance of Ramadan Poses Challenges to Muslim Athletes

Source: The New York Times Author: Sam Borden With nearly three million Muslims living in Britain, the observance of Ramadan here is not generally a notable occurrence. Shops are open,…

NSW court tells man to pay Islamic divorce dowry

NICOLA BERKOVIC From: The Australian A SYDNEY man who agreed under an Islamic marriage contract to pay his wife a $50,000 “deferred dowry” if he ever left her has been…

King praises citizens for compassionate gestures

JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS Monday 30 July 2012 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah received at his palace here Saturday a large number of citizens who came to greet…

FIJISUN – US should pressure nations to rescind anti-Ahmadiyya Laws

US should pressure nations to rescind anti-Ahmadiyya laws By Katrina Lantos Swett, chair, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) – 07/16/12 04:59 PM ET   On June 27, along with…

Applauding Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Religious Freedom

The German government says Jewish and Muslim communities should be able to continue the practice of circumcision, after a regional court ruled it amounted to bodily harm. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s…