Fundamentalist Islam
Islamic fundamentalism (Arabic: usul‎, the "fundamentals") is a description used in relation to Islamic ideology.Definitions of Islamic fundamentalism vary. It is deemed problematic by those...
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BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Sharia
To Arabic-speaking people, sharia (/ʃɑːˈriːɑː/; also shari'a, sharīʿah; Arabic: شريعة‎ šarīʿah, [ʃaˈriːʕa], "legislation") means the moral code and religious law of a prophetic religion. The...
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Nisab
In Sharia (Islamic Law) niṣāb (نِصاب) is the minimum amount for a muslim net worth to be obligated to give zakat. Several hadith have formulas for calculating niṣāb, the most prominent of which declar...
BBC Capital - How the attacks in Paris might change Islamic banking
Will the atrocities in France change the future for Sharia-compliant banking?
Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
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Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ʿīd al-aḍḥā [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæ] meaning "Festival of the sacrifice"), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice (Turkish: Kurban Bayramı; Bosnian: Kurban B...
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Rachid Boudjedra
Rashid Boudjedra (Arabic: رشيد بوجدرة‎) (b. September 5, 1941 in Aïn Beïda, Algeria) is an Algerian poet, novelist, playwright and critic. Boudjedra wrote in French from 1965 to 1981, at whi...
Human Rights in Islam (book)
Human Rights in Islam is a 1976 book written by Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi, the founder of Jamaat-e-Islami.In the book, Maududi argues that respect for human rights has always been enshrined in Sharia la...
Islam and democracy
Islamic democracy refers to a political ideology that seeks to apply Islamic principles to public policy within a democratic framework. In practice, there are three kinds of political systems in the M...
Bosnian mujahideen
Bosnian mujahideen (Bosnian: Bosanski mudžahedini) were foreign and domestic Muslim volunteers who fought on the side of Bosniaks during the 1992–95 Bosnian War. They arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina...
Ibn Humaid
Abdullah Ibn Humaid, also known as Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Humaid was the Chief Justice of Saudi Arabia and Imam of the Grand Mosque of Mecca. His son Salih, is the current Imam of the Grand Mosque ...
Khilafah Ammah
Khilafah Ammah (خلافة عامّة) is a type of Islamic governmental concept introduced by Shah Waliullah in his book Izalatul Khafa'an Khilafatul Khulafa.In that book he introduces a unique classification ...
Jihad in Hadith
Hadith are narrations originating from the words and deeds of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Hadith are regarded by the traditional schools of jurisprudence as important tools for understanding t...
Ma malakat aymanukum
Ma malakat aymanukum ("what your right hands possess", Arabic: ما ملكت أيمانکم‎) is a reference in the Qur'an to slaves.
The term itself is normally considered to refer to prisoners of w...
Ma malakat aymanukum and sex
Ma malakat aymanukum ("what your right hands possess", Arabic: ما ملكت أيمانکم‎) is a reference in the Qur'an to slaves.
The term itself is normally considered to refer to prisoners of w...
Al ash-Sheikh
The Al ash-Sheikh (Arabic: آل الشيخ‎, ʾĀl aš-Šayḫ), also transliterated in a number of other ways, including Al ash-Shaykh, Al ash-Shaikh, Al al-Shaykh, or Al-Shaykh is Saudi Arabia's leadi...
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Akika
`Aqīqah or Akika (Arabic: عقيقة) is the Islamic tradition of the sacrifice of an animal on the occasion of a child's birth. It is widely performed by Muslims and it is considered sunnah to slaughter o...
Yousef Saanei
Yousef Saanei (Farsi:يوسف صانعى) (born 1937) is an Iranian politician and Twelver Shi'a Marja. He is surrounded by controversy related to his radical calls for reforms and though he has been demoted ...
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Ulil Abshar Abdalla
Ulil Abshar-Abdalla (born 11 January 1967 in Pati, Central Java) is an Orientalist scholar from Indonesia affiliated to Jaringan Islam Liberal (Liberal Islam Network). He comes from a family of Nahdl...
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Thumal the qahraman
Thumal the Qahraman (Arabic: ثمل القهرمانة‎) (died 929) was a Muslim woman appointed in 918 as a judge in a maẓālim (secular administrative) court. She was not a Qadi (a judge adjudicating I...
Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal
Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal is a collection of Hadith collected by Sunni scholar Ibn Hanbal to whom the Hanbali madhab of Sunnis is attributed.
It is said by some that Ibn Hanbal made a comment ...
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Amman Message
The Amman Message (Arabic: رسالة عمان‎ Urdu: عمان کا پیغام‎) is a statement calling for tolerance and unity in the Muslim world that was issued on 9 November 2004 (27th of Ramadan ...
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Islamic theological jurisprudence
Islamic theological jurisprudence is the field of Islamic jurisprudence specialized in theological issues.At least once in each Muslim's lifetime, they must attempt a visit to the Holy Places of Islam...
Southern Fried Chicken (franchise)
Southern Fried Chicken is a British-based fast food chain, which is a franchise network in U.K. and several company-owned worldwide with over 700 stores in 70 countries.
Southern Fried Chicken was...
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Al-Sunan al-Sughra
As-Sunan as-Sughra (Arabic: السنن الصغرى‎), also known as Sunan an-Nasa'i (Arabic: سنن النسائي) is one of the Kutub al-Sittah (six major hadiths), and was collected by Al-Nasa'i.
S...
Hudood Ordinance
The Hudood Ordinances (Urdu: حدود مسودہ) (also spelled Hadood, Hadud, Hudud; singular form is Hadh or hadd) are laws in Pakistan that were enacted in 1979 as part of then military ruler Zia-ul-Haq's "...
Sayed Umerali Shihab Thangal
Panakkad Sayed Umerali Shihab Thangal was an Islamic qazi from Kerala, India. He was the qadi of Wayanad, Kerala. He was the chairman of the Kerala Waqf Board. He was the president of the Sunni Yuvaja...
Salah
Salāt ("prayer", Arabic: صلاة‎ ṣalāh or gen: ṣalāt; pl. صلوات ṣalawāt) is the practice of ritualistic prayer in Islam as opposed to dua, which is the Arabic word for supplication. Its import...
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