Items related to sharia

AFP 23 Dec 2015
Christmas is just around the corner, but there are no tinsel-laden trees or Santa hats in the oil-rich sultanate of...
Media host Islam al-Beheiry
Al-Masry Al-Youm 16 Nov 2015
Notorious extremist groups, including the Islamic State, rely on interpretations of traditional Islamic literature in...
Endowments Minister Mohamed Mokhtar
Al-Masry Al-Youm 12 Nov 2015
Religious Endowments Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa has ordered a probe into statements by one of his senior assistants...
Tourists take part in a diving session in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on November 8, 2015
Al-Masry Al-Youm 11 Nov 2015
The Religious Endowments Ministry has given imams permission to mingle with foreign tourists in Egypt's resort...
Iftar / Ramadan
Reuters 16 Jul 2015
Islamic State militants have punished at least 94 people including five teenagers, accusing them of violations during...
Egypt's former Grand Mufti, Ali Gomaa
Mohamed Mostafa 16 Feb 2015
Egypt’s former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa has replaced Islamic preacher Khaled al-Gendy as an adviser for AT....
Women hold placards during a march and rally in east London promoting Islamic law
Reuters 27 Nov 2014
  The Law Society of England and Wales's withdrawal of guidance on sharia (Islamic law) wills is a "great...
Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah
AFP 26 Feb 2014
Brunei's all-powerful sultan, stung by rare criticism, has ordered social media users to stop attacking his plans...
Egypt Independent 08 Sep 2013
Al-Azhar, the highest religious institution in the Sunni Muslim world, said it had agreed with Egyptian churches to...
Salafi Jihadi leader Morgan Salem
Al-Masry Al-Youm 15 Jul 2013
An Egyptian Salafi leader has claimed the country's ousted president, Mohamed Morsy, did not apply Sharia,...