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What is sharia law?

What is Islamic law or sharia, shariah?

What is sharia or Islamic law? Sharia is followed by millions of people in Islam-dominant countries. Below are the popular elements of sharia purportedly ordained by Islamic holy writings, including the Quran and sahih hadiths, as asserted by many Muslim authorities over the centuries. Although the law differs from one Muslim country to the next, […]

Egyptian Muslim cleric: ‘When I want a sex-slave, I go to the market and buy her’

Egyptian-American activist Raymond Ibrahim has written an article discussing remarks by “popular” Egyptian Muslim cleric Abu Ishaq al-Huwaini justifying the invasion, plunder and rape of non-Muslim lands, in order to enrich Muslims. Ibrahim also cites recent cases of this behavior, justified by Islamic doctrines, as put forth by such preachers as al-Huwaini. In a speech […]

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