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Taliban vows to enforce Shariah across Pakistan

A resurgent Taliban in Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley on Monday vowed to enforce Islamic laws across the country while ruling out the possibility of laying down arms, following the......

Pakistan: Strict Sharia courts open in Swat

Islamic courts have started functioning in the Taliban stronghold of Swat in north-western Pakistan as per a peace deal signed by the government with militants in the restive region a month ago.......

NWFP comes under Sharia law

Pakistan's North West Frontier Province came under Islamic Sharia law on Tuesday for the first time in the country's 56-year history. The 15-point Sharia Bill went into effect a day after the......

Taliban vows to continue 'struggle'

Amid efforts by the concerned governments to hold peace talks with them, the Pakistani and Afghan Taliban have said they would continue their "struggle" till "the Western inspired systems" of......

Malaysia court quashes Hindu kids' conversion to Islam

In a landmark ruling, a Malaysian court on Thursday quashed the 2009 conversion of three Hindu children to Islam without their mother's consent. Judicial Commissioner Lee Swee Seng at a high......

Politics, laws weigh on Islamic finance in India

India's tiny Islamic finance industry is hoping to expand by developing products that would work around the country's ban on sharia-compliant banking. But political and legal obstacles mean......

Three men charged in Sharia-based Ponzi scheme

A US court has indicted three owners of a bankrupt Chicago-based real estate development firm for operating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors, including Indians and Pakistanis,......

RBI may permit Islamic NBFCs

The Reserve Bank on Thursday said it is considering the possibility of allowing Islamic financial institutions to function as NBFCs since Islamic banks are not permitted under the present laws.......

Indian group plans Bahrain-based bourse

The Gulf region is set to gain another financial exchange after Financial Technologies, an Indian trading technology company, announced its plans on Wednesday, to set up an operation in Bahrain......

First sovereign Islamic bond listed in London

The first government sukuk was listed on the London Stock Exchange as Britain reaffirmed its reputation as the main western centre for Islamic finance.Bahrain chose London to list its second......

Saudi says will enter women for London Olympics

Saudi Arabia will allow its women athletes to compete in the Olympic Games for the first time ever in London this summer, the Islamic kingdom's London embassy said on its website. Human rights......

'Finally justice has been done to my daughter'

In a dramatic turn around, Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik divorced Ayesha Siddiqui, the local girl he married seven years ago, under a compromise worked out by Muslim community leaders. It clears......

Football star sentenced to 40 lashes in Sudan

A Nigerian football star on Thursday said he has been sentenced to 40 lashes in Sudan after being wrongly convicted of drunk driving in Khartoum.Stephen Worgu, who signed a reported multi-million......

  People speak for islamic sharia

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Keen Observer
Q. Which is not one of the five pillars of Islam?FastingAlmsgivingDaily PrayerSharia
Keen Observer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-not-one-of-the-five-pillars-of-islamfastingalmsgivi/26767951/answers/

Gypsy
Q. How does Islamic Banks function as Sharia prohibits the fixed or floating payment or acceptance of specific interest?
Gypsy:  A. sharia more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-does-islamic-banks-function-as-sharia-prohibits-the-fixe/25796208/answers/26767954

Suryakant A
Q. Why corruption and injustice are existed even in Islamic republic countries?
Suryakant A:  A. Out of syllabus Q ! :-p So, plz EXCUSE ! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-corruption-and-injustice-are-existed-even-in-islamic-rep/24871262/answers/25796224

jameel ahmed
Q. Does Islam rely solely on the Qur'an for its doctrines? Do Muslims use the Old Testament in their beliefs?
Jameel Ahmed:  A. Most of those countries are modeled on britsih democracies and do not follow sharia more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/does-islam-rely-solely-on-the-quran-for-its-doctrines-do-mus/24695280/answers/24871312

  Web results for Islamic Sharia
Brunei's Sharia law switch threatens Christianity

Sultan Omar Ali Saifudding Mosque, Brunei Brunei: Brunei intends to introduce in the near future sweeping changes to its legal system, adding a... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/bruneis-sharia-law-switch-threatens-christianity/24680/daily
Unlikely role

The attack on Pakistan's leading talk show host Hamid Mir in Karachi was the second on a prominent media personality within a month, after... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140423/commentary-columnists/article/unlikely-role
The Panel On Gays Cancelled By Turkey University, calling it "Immoral"

A panel on gay rights was cancelled by a Turkish university, after it came under harsh criticism from Islamic extremists who branded the event as... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/immoral-by-hezbollah-the-panel-on-gays-cancelled-by-turkey-university-135072-1.htm
Libya's constitution-drafting body starts work

* Libya starts working on post-Gaddafi constitution * OPEC producer badly needs viable system of rule * Infighting, turmoil to delay work of... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/21/libya-constitution-idINL6N0ND1SI20140421
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Q1 net profit up 20.4 per cent on higher lending

DUBAI: , the largest sharia-compliant lender in the emirate, met analysts' expectations as it posted a 20.4 percent rise in first-quarter net... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/abu-dhabi-islamic-bank-q1-net-profit-up-20-4-per-cent-on-higher-lending/articleshow/34049105.cms

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