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The Quran does not mention any plague (ta'un) by name, but makes references to destructions of bygone people, adding also…
Leaders of Malaysia, Turkey and Iran spoke at the inaugural session of the four-day summit on Dec 19, last year,…
It may be said at the outset that in discussing haj related issues, one runs the risk of touching on public…
Due to the numerous forms it can take, corruption escapes the idea of a comprehensive definition. It knows no boundaries, applies…
Following the United Nations General Assembly’s call in June 2007 for the abolition of the death penalty on the grounds…
This article advances the theme that the conventional fiqhi articulations of the prescribed hudud punishments show inconsistency with the Quran…
Tayyib is often used in juxtaposition with halal and often as synonymous with it. But a less well-known aspect of…
Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the removal of some or all…
Ever since the Sept 3 news of public caning of two women for lesbianism (musahaqah, also sihaq, tribadism) by the…
We know that moderation (wasatiyyah) is a major Islamic principle and way of life by the clear affirmation of the…
Setiap orang pastinya mengingati pengalaman terawal mereka dengan Al-Quran.  Bagi Prof. Mohammad Hashim, pengalaman terawalnya dengan Al-Quran adalah bersama Allahyarham…
AL-AZHAR is the oldest and largest institution of higher learning in the Islamic world with over half a million students…
The higher purposes, or maqasid, of Shariah are applied and actualised through their means (wasail). Since the maqasid are not…
Islamic history has witnessed varying patterns of Muslim-non-Muslim relations, and contemporary Muslim societies are also seeing occasional lapses into negative…
This article is presented in two parts, the first of which reviews both the preservation of wealth (hifz al-mal) as…
  Questions have been asked on how Islam relates to science and technology. We respond to this from the perspective…
Hirabah is the nearest Shariah legal concept to terrorism. Modern technological change, however, has altered the nature of this crime…
The Quran repeatedly invites its readers to think about the signs of God in the universe and within themselves, and…
The permissibility in Islam of organ and tissue transplant and blood donation is supposed to be a settled issue here…
Tehran, February 7, 2017- The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur’anic Principle of Wasatiyyah was named as the…
Mainstream media tend to associate extremism and terrorism with Islam, but evidence shows otherwise. The root causes of most present-day…
    Sustainable development (SD) gained traction in the 1960s due to heightened apprehensions over crucial issues of human survival.…
Although the term 'Salafism' has sometimes been applied to certain nineteenthto twentieth-century Islamic modernist thinkers, including the Egyptian Grand Mufti…
This article jointly explores the various dimensions of fatwa and ijtihad, notwithstanding the former being our main theme. The two…
This article begins by looking at peace as a theological principle, before proceeding to explore peace from various other angles,…
I will begin by posing a question: Are there any indicators to tell us that Islam anchors itself in the…
Islam's perspective on sustainable development arises from its vision of a moral economy and society, which may, in turn, be…
In an earlier issue of this journal I introduced the jurisprudence of minorities as being in many ways a new…
The subject before us has acquired renewed significance in the aftermath of the September 2001 terrorist attacks, the tumult and…
An attempt is made in the following pages to expound Shari'ah positions on women's right to work and her freedom…
The paper I have prepared is entitled: ‘Shariah Regulations in Contemporary Reforms of Waqf’ and I have focused mainly on…
Siyasah Shar’iyyah is the nearest equivalent of public policy, with one difference perhaps, which is that the Islamic notion of…
The information on Shariah provided in this paper is organized in 52 pages and eight sections, all in question and…
In this two-part series on 'Extremism, Terrorism and Islam: Juristic and historical perspectives', Mohammad Hashim Kamali, founding CEO of IAIS…
This article advances an enquiry into President Hamid Karzai’s (r. 2001-2014) constitutional legacy with special reference to relations between the…
The plan for a “unity government” in Afghanistan that includes both of the top presidential candidates will test the integrity…
This is a somewhat revised version of a paper presented at the International Conference on Islamic Criminal Judicial Prodecure organized…
Introduction The debate over the compatibility of Islam and science still continues to invoke responses from basically two opposite camps:…
 The on-going campaign Malaysia is waging against corruption has gained momentum. Tunku Abdul Aziz called it an “All-Malaysian duty” in…
'Allah' is the Arabic equivalent of 'God'. And the two words have been used synonymously by all people throughout the…
Abstract This article begins with the ethical foundations of Islam that are relevant to commercial transactions- much of which strikes…
Introduction In recent months Kabul, Washington and the Taliban have made overtures to work out a negotiated settlement for Afghanistan…
Amnesty, pardon, and forgiveness are the means, in Islamic theology and law, as in most other world traditions, of relieving…
The Encyclopedia of Religion, Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, 1987, Vol 12, pp 128-30.
Islamic Studies, Vol. 27 (1988), pp 287-305.
Abstract While Islam emphasizes confirmity to the direction of the Qur'an and Sunnah, one finds in the same sources a…
The traditional Islamic law of divorce has undergone considerable change in almost all Muslim countries during twentieth century. These reforms…
ed. by Munawar Iqbal and Tariqullah Khan, Financial Engineering and Islamic Contracts, NY: Palgraves (2005), pp 20-57.
  being the Malay translation of my article “The Hudud Concept,” serialised in 3 instalments in the K.L, Malaysia, broadsheet…
Abstract The essay is presented in two parts. In Part I, [the author] explores the meaning of harmonization both as…
  Book chapter in Halal Development Corporation: The Modern Compendium Halal Volume 1: The Essence of Halal, Kuala Lumpur, 2011,…
The area of personal law is often considered to be the main bastion of Islamic law. One reason for this…
  The Encyclopedia of Religion (as above), Vol. 9, pp 66-70.
There exists a difference of perspective between Muslim scholars and their Western counterparts on the nature and characteristics of Islamic…
Siyasah shar'iyah is a broad doctrine of Islamic Law which authorizes the ruler to determine the manner in which the…
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