Not against Sharia law: Muslim Brotherhood
Feb 6, 2011
World | Agence France Presse | Monday March 3, 2014
Almost three decades after peaceful Muslim activist Mahmoud Muhammad Taha was hanged for apostasy, his daughter plans to revive his Republican Party and spread his notion of "true Islam".
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 15, 2014
For Zarmata Bibi, a grandmother from Pakistan's volatile tribal areas, landmark peace talks between the government and the Taliban aimed at ending a seven-year insurgency couldn't come soon enough.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 8, 2014
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said Taliban's willingness for talks with government under Pakistan constitution exposes those who link terrorism with imposition of Sharia (Islamic law).
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 25, 2013
Afghanistan is considering bringing back stoning for adultery, Human Rights Watch and the justice ministry said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 24, 2013
Saudi Arabia's Interior Ministry has contacted organisers of a campaign to end the ban on women driving and told them they will be punished if they go on defying the male-only road rules, some of the campaign leaders said on Thursday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 5, 2013
A Sharia Court conducted solely by women with an aim to redress grievances of Muslim women has started functioning in the city.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 19, 2013
Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving is not mandated by any text in Sharia, the Islamic legal code which forms the basis for most Saudi law, the head of its morality police told Reuters today.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 15, 2013
A Yemeni court on Sunday ordered the amputation of the right hand and left foot of a man convicted of robbery, the official Saba news agency said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 11, 2013
Malians will go to the polls Sunday in their millions for a president expected to usher in a new era of peace and democracy in the first election since a military coup upended one of the region's most stable democracies.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 19, 2013
A Saudi man escaped a sentence of paralysis for stabbing and paralysing another man by offering him compensation, media reported on Sunday, although the authorities have denied issuing the punishment.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 10, 2013
In a bustling market in a middle-class district of Islamabad, Raja Mehran rallies his friends as they prepare to campaign door-to-door for Pakistan's general election on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday April 9, 2013
Saudi Arabia's Justice Ministry has denied reports that a judge sentenced a young man to be surgically paralysed in retribution for stabbing a friend who was also left unable to move.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 4, 2013
Britain on Thursday urged Saudi Arabia not to carry out the "grotesque" punishment of paralysis for a man whose alleged crime took place when he was just 14 years old.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Amnesty International has condemned a reported Saudi Arabian court ruling that a young man should be paralysed as punishment for a crime he committed 10 years ago which resulted in the victim being confined to a wheelchair.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 31, 2011
A 19-year-old Muslim girl was stoned to death in Ukraine under the Islamic Sharia law after she took part in a beauty contest, a media report said on Tuesday.Katya Koren was found dead in her village. Her battered body was buried in a forest and was found a week after she disappeared, the Daily Mail...
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2011
Two Saudis convicted of murder were beheaded on Friday in Tabuk in the kingdom's north, the official SPA news agency said, bringing to 17 the number of executions in the kingdom this year.Awad bin Suleiman al-Huti was condemned to death for stabbing Saber bin Ayad al-Huti during a dispute, the inter...
World | NDTV Correspondent/Agencies | Sunday February 6, 2011
Egypt's most powerful opposition group, the Muslim Brotherhood, does not rule out the imposition of Sharia Law in the country. Speaking to NDTV's Noopur Tewari in Paris, a member of the banned group said that the treaty with Israel was unjust and should be changed. The group, deeply involved in poli...
World | Jenny Nordberg, New York Times | Tuesday September 21, 2010
Six-year-old Mehran Rafaat is like many girls her age. She likes to be the center of attention. She is often frustrated when things do not go her way. Like her three older sisters, she is eager to discover the world outside the family's apartment in their middle-class neighborhood of Kabul.But when ...
World | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2009
As many as 85 Islamic Sharia courts are operating in the UK, 17 times higher than previously accepted.
World | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2009
Sharia law may soon be enforced in the UK if a EU plan for family courts across Europe is put in place by the government.