Early reforms under Islam
Many social changes took place under Islam between 610 and 661, including the period of Muhammad's mission and the rule of his four immediate successors who established the Rashidun Caliphate.Historia...
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Dr. Ahmed on the reaction to Ivanka, Melania in Saudi Arabia
'In the Land of Invisible Women' author and Muslim scholar Dr. Qanta Ahmed provides insight
Pakistan Advisory Body Suggests Men 'Lightly Beat' Wives Who Refuse Sex
A powerful constitutional body in Pakistan proposed legislation last week that would allow husbands to "lightly beat" their wives who decline sex or refuse to wear what their mates prefer.
Women scholars in Egypt reflect on the intersection of Islam and feminism
Islamic feminists in many Muslim-majority countries have spent years studying and interpreting Islamic texts, especially the passages concerning divorce, inheritance and child custody. In Egypt, three...
Constitution of Medina
The Constitution of Medina (Arabic: دستور المدينة‎, Dastūr ul-Madīnah or صحيفة المدينة Ṣaḥīfat ul-Madīnah), also known as the Charter of Medina, was drafted by the Islamic prophet Muhammad. ...
Islam and slavery
"Islam and slavery" or "Islamic slave trade" may refer to:
Women in Islam
Women in Islam are guided by primary Islamic sources of personal law, namely the Quran and hadiths, as well as secondary sources such as the ijma, qiyas, ijtihad in form such as fatwas; the secondary ...
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Islamic marital jurisprudence
In Islamic law (sharia), marriage (zawaj زواج) is a legal bond and social contract between a man and a woman. In Islam, marriage is not compulsory and a Muslim has the right to live a single life if h...
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Islam and children
The topic of Islam and children includes the rights of children in Islam, children's duties towards their parents, and parent's rights over their children, both biological and foster children. Also di...
Islamic adoptional jurisprudence
Islamic views on adoption are generally distinct from practices and customs of adoption in other non-Muslim parts of the world like Western or East Asian societies. Raising a child who is not one's ge...
Islamic ethics
Islamic ethics (أخلاق إسلامية), defined as "good character," historically took shape gradually from the 7th century and was finally established by the 11th century. It was eventually shaped as a succe...
Islamic economic jurisprudence
Islamic economic jurisprudence, also Islamic commercial jurisprudence, or fiqh al-mu'amalat, (Arabic: فقه ألمعملة‎) refers to the rules of financial transacting in a Shari'a compliant manner...
Islamic economics in the world
Islamic economics in practice, or economic policies supported by self-identified Islamic groups, has varied throughout its long history. Traditional Islamic concepts having to do with economics includ...
Muhammad in Medina
The period of Muhammad in Medina started with the Hijra (migration to Medina) in 622 and ended with the conquest of Mecca in 630.
A delegation from Medina, consisting of the representatives of the...
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Battle of the Trench
The Battle of the Trench (Arabic: غزوة الخندق, translit.: Ghazwah al-Khandaq) also known as the Battle of the Confederates (Arabic: غزوة الاحزاب, translit.: Ghazwah al-Ahzab), was a fortnigh...
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Slavery in Mauritania
Slavery in Mauritania has been called "deeply rooted" in the structure of Mauritanian society, and "closely tied" to the ethnic composition of the country.In 1981, Mauritania became the last country i...
Islam and animals
In Islam, the Qur'an strongly enjoins Muslims to treat animals with compassion and not to abuse them. All creatures are believed to praise God, even if this praise is not expressed in human language.T...
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Asabiyyah
`Asabiyya or asabiyah (Arabic: عصبية, ʻaṣabīya) refers to social solidarity with an emphasis on unity, group consciousness and sense of shared purpose, and social cohesion, originally in a context of ...
Nikah Misyar
In Islamic law, Nikah al-Misyar (Arabic: ‏نكاح المسيار‎ or more often zawaj al-misyar Arabic: زواج المسيار‎ "traveller's marriage") is a type of Nikah (marriage contract) that is o...
Muhammad after the conquest of Mecca
The period of Muhammad after the occupation of Mecca started with the occupation of Mecca in 630 and ended with his death in 632.
This period was preceded by the period of Muhammad in Medina.The M...
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Battle of Tabouk
The Battle of Tabouk (also called the Battle of Tabuk) was a military expedition, which, according to Muslim biographies, was initiated by Muhammad in October, AD 630. Muhammad led a force of as many ...
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Waqf
A waqf, also spelled wakf, (Arabic: وقف‎, pronounced [ˈwɑqf]; plural Arabic: أوقاف‎, awqāf; Turkish: vakıf, Urdu: وقف‎), or mortmain property, is, under the context o...
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Islamic Marriage Contract
An Islamic marriage contract (Arabic Katb el-Kitab, Hebrew Ketubah, Urdu Nikah-Nama) is an Islamic prenuptial agreement. It is a formal, binding contract considered an integral part of an Islamic marr...
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Polygyny in Islam
Under Islamic marital jurisprudence, Muslim men are allowed to practice polygyny, that is, they can have more than one wife at the same time, up to a total of four. Polyandry, the practice of a woman ...
Ijma
Ijmāʿ (إجماع) is an Arabic term referring to the consensus or agreement of the Muslim community basically on religious issues. Various schools of thought within Islamic jurisprudence may define this ...
Prisoners of war in Islam
The rules and regulations concerning prisoners of war in Islam are covered in manuals of Islamic jurisprudence, based upon Islamic teachings, in both the Qur'an and hadith.The historical legal princi...
Islamic feminism
Islamic feminism is a form of feminism concerned with the role of women in Islam. It aims for the full equality of all Muslims, regardless of gender, in public and private life. Islamic feminists advo...
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Bimaristan
Bimaristan is a Persian word (بیمارستان bīmārestān) meaning "hospital", with Bimar- from Middle Persian (Pahlavi) of vīmār or vemār, meaning "sick" plus -stan as location and place suffix. In the medi...
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Islamism
Islamism (Islam and -ism) or political Islam (Arabic: الإسلام السياسي‎ Islām siyāsī; or الإسلامية al-Islāmīyah) is a set of ideologies holding that "Islam should guide social and political a...
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Marriage in Islam
In Islam, marriage is a legal contract (Literary Arabic: عقد القران ʻaqd al-qirān, "matrimony contract"; Urdu: نکاح نامہ‎ / ALA-LC: Nikāḥ-nāmah) between two people. The bride is to consent t...