The Program in Islamic Law and the Library of Congress have announced a historic collaborative project whereby the official gazettes of Muslim countries will be identified and analyzed from a copyright perspective. Editor-in-Chief Professor Intisar Rabb commented that “these sources — combined with careful research and data science tools — will make for unparalleled research advances for scholars of Islamic law and other fields, worldwide.”
Saudi Arabia has issued directives not to engage in da’wah (proselytizing of Islam) without permission.
Ghana‘s National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharabutu, has not violated any Islamic law in making a donation to a Christian cathedral, according to Sheikh Aremeyaw, the spokesperson of the National Chief Imam, reasoning that the donation amounted to a demonstration of mutual respect and solidarity between the two faiths.
Amid increasing fuel shortages, and in an attempt to draw attention to the problem, a Lebanese cleric held the Friday prayers at a gas station.