ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A local court in Ahmedabad, Gujarat [in India], dismissed a lawsuit filed by three Hindu girls seeking their deceased mother’s retirement benefits[,]" ruling that Hindu … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Indian Union Women’s League (IUWL) has requested the Indian Parliament to not amend Muslim personal law in a way that would contravene Islamic law. "The … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
Egypt's fatwā authority, Dar Al-Ifta, issued a new edition of Insight magazine that it publishes in English, which discusses women's rights in Islam. In "What is and isnt' Shariah?," Ekrem … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
Egypt's Dar al-Ifta recently issued a fatwā, announcing that the use of zakāh (almsgiving) funds to buy the coronavirus vaccine was permissible under Islamic law, as it served the higher … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup
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By Aaron Spevack Source: http://www.dar-alifta.org/Foreign/ViewFatwa.aspx?ID=5912&text=working%20in%20banks This fatwā listed on Dār al-Iftā'’s website - the official fatwa institution of Egypt and connected with scholars of al-Azhar - deals with the question … Continue reading Dār al-Iftā’ Fatwā: Working in Banks