The Prophet Muḥammad’s Concept of the Freedom of Navigation: The Safe-Conduct of Aylah as a Testament

By Hassan S. Khalilieh In my exploration of the historical foundations of the freedom of navigation in early Islam, I unearthed documentary evidence from the Prophet’s era that surprisingly supports … Continue reading The Prophet Muḥammad’s Concept of the Freedom of Navigation: The Safe-Conduct of Aylah as a Testament

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Japan will begin a model project during the current fiscal year to help regional communities attract more foreign visitors with diverse dietary and cultural habits, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Islamic Contract Law (Oxford University Press, 2024), Ilias Bantekas (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar) and others "[p]rovide[] the first comprehensive and authoritative treatise of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Beyond the Ribāṭ: Exploring Coastal and Offshore Jurisdiction

By Hassan S. Khalilieh As early as the first half of the seventh-century, Caliph ʿUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb (r. 13-23/634-644) established the office of the “governorship of the coasts.” Initially focused … Continue reading Beyond the Ribāṭ: Exploring Coastal and Offshore Jurisdiction

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Indonesian Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years[.]" "Ches Special Risk has launched Canada’s … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Taliban have suspended the activities of two TV stations in Afghanistan, alleging they failed to 'consider national and Islamic values.'" For more content and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "The Status of Music in Islamic Law: Ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī’s (d. 974/1567) Treatise Against Recreation in its Polemical Context" (Islamic Law and Society, March … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved amendments to the Securities Brokers (Licensing and Operations) Regulations, 2016 and issued license to the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The prime minister [of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim] said the government will engage with all muftis and Islamic scholars, both domestically and internationally to … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Hibatullah Akhundzada, the Taliban leader, suggested in a newly released audio tape that with the enforcement of Sharia law in Afghanistan, women could face stoning … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup