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Synonyms for sharia

the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed

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The responses will be fed back to the Sharia scholars we are working with to develop the Standard.
Mashal made a presentation on "What Sharia Reviewers can do to enhance Sharia governance and compliance at Islamic banks".
Dr Mashal is a member of the Sharia Committee of Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI).
The O'Leary Report contracted with Zogby International to run questions about American attitudes on how Sharia law impacts American voters on the issue of gender equality.
Bahrain's central bank is looking to create a centralised sharia board.
The governor welcomed the initiative of the Cooperatives and Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises' Office of West Nusa Tenggara province to launch the sharia cooperative movement.
The bank already has a sharia board but its scope is limited to vetting its own products, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
Charging and receiving interest is considered usury and is not permitted under Islamic law known as Sharia.
But most voters may not have known that it started out as anti-Islamic proposal because it no longer mentioned Sharia law.
The member of the Higher Sharia Supervisory Board and the Judge in the Supreme Court Al-Sheikh Tayib Musa Al-Faki chaired the meeting.
According to Sydney Morning Herald, the woman, a 25-year-old widow, and her alleged partner, a married 40-year old man, were caught inside her home last Thursday by a group of eight who were intent on enforcing the sharia prohibition on sex outside marriage.
Islamic Bank of Britain plc is a commercial bank in the United Kingdom, established in August 2004 to offer Sharia
The workshop will be held till October 2nd, 2013, in Collaboration with Islamic Financial Services Board, on the Implementation of the IFSB Standards on Risk Management, Corporate and Sharia Governance for Islamic Financial Institutions.
Islamic banking therefore uses various principles recognised as Sharia compliant such as Ijara (leasing), Musharaka (partnership) and Wakala (agency agreement).
A CONTROVERSIAL UKIP parliamentary candidate is facing calls to resign after stating he supports the 'principle' of sharia law.