fatwa


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a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority

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2) The advice or recommendation adopted by virtue of subsection (1) shall be deemed to be a fatwa and section 48, except subsection 48(7), shall apply thereto.
The two other members reportedly stayed in Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, to heed the fatwa.
Masoon Yasinzai said that in traditional Islamic Law, the Fatwa has played very important role to regulate the individual and the collective conduct of the Muslims.
ABU DHABI - The Fatwa and Legislation Section of the Department of Judiciary- Abu Dhabi, announced that the first day of Muharram falls on Sunday November 27.
The Minhaj-ul-Quran International USA is going to launch this Fatwa against terrorism and suicide bombing issued by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr.
This fatwa lacks awareness about Egyptian politics.
On his part, Dr Abdel Muti Bayoumi, former Dean of the Faculty of Theology at Al Azhar University, a member of the Islamic Research Academy of Al Azhar said:" This fatwa is completely wrong, it is not permissible toissue fatwas of murder, because this would lead to fighting.
The columnist, a regular contributor for ASHARQ AL AWSAT writes that a mainstreaming of the fatwa issuance process will help to head off religious figures who are using ridiculous decisions "motivated by a desire to make a name for themselves by issuing a fatwa which contradicts with what is already widely accepted as correct.
Summary: Saudi king limits clerics allowed to issue public fatwas.
Also last week, phone messages were sent around featuring a fatwa related to the hijab as issued by member of the Council of Senior Scholars Sheikh Saleh al-Fawzan, who - answering a question by a man living in France in regard to his wife's ability to remove the Niqab to avoid the payment of a fine - considered that the solution resided in patience or in having the wife stay at home.
movement with thousands of followers in the UK was Tuesday issuing a fatwa -
Summary: Egypt's Grand Mufti issued a fatwa that prohibits the use of Quranic verses or the call for prayers as ringtones on the basis that they show lack of respect, according to a copy of the fatwa text
At PA's Request Fatwa Is Issued Banning Use of Smuggling Tunnels under Gaza
In comments bordering on a rebuke, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, who rules the central state of Selangor, said the body should have first consulted the nine hereditary Malay rulers before announcing the edict, or fatwa.
WASHINGTON -- North American Muslim clerics issued a fatwa against Islamic terrorism here Nov.