Islamic Law in the News Roundup

  • In Egypt, a law aimed at regulating the selection and performance of the Grand Mufti and his aides faces strong objections from Al-Azhar clerics.
  • Woman in India gives instant talaq, or Islamic divorce, to her husband despite cleric’s insistence that the talaq cannot be considered legitimate under the country’s laws or the Islamic code.
  • Ibrahim Negm, senior advisor to the Grand Mufti of Egypt and Secretary-General of the General Secretariat for Fatwa Authorities Worldwide, discusses the development and renewal process of religious discourse.

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