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Saudi Journalist: Kingdom’s Law Against Wife-Beating Supersedes Islamic Law

TEL AVIV – In response to a Saudi Arabian Muslim cleric’s now infamous sermon claiming that Islamic law permits men to beat their wives, a columnist for the country’s daily Okaz slammed the idea, saying that state law supersedes Sharia law and female victims of domestic violence must not be afraid to speak out.

Saudi Shiite women react during a protest on January 8, 2016 in the eastern coastal city of Qatif against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities earlier in the week. Nimr was a driving force of the protests that broke out in 2011 in the …

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sharia?

One of the reasons Western liberal culture has so much difficulty grappling with the reality of radical Islam is that liberals think religion, in general, is a quaint hobby no one is really serious about. Islam, however, has a code of law called sharia, which is meant to transcend secular law.

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Halal Slaughtermen Charged With ‘Systematic’ Animal Abuse

Three halal slaughtermen and their bosses have appeared in court charged with the “systematic” abuse of animals killed in accordance with Islamic law. Kabeer Hussein, Kazam Hussein, Artur Lewandowski, Robert Woodward and William Woodward sat alongside each other yesterday at

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PHOTOS – Islamic State Tribunals ‘Exhibit Compassion’ With Light Punishments To Prostitution, Theft Convicts

JAFFA, Israel – The Islamic State published pictures showing its operatives exhibiting “judgement and compassion” against a man who confessed to prostitution, one of Sharia law’s most punishable offenses. Instead of stoning and whipping the defendant, the organization decided to spare him, citing his celibacy, and making do with censuring him in public.

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Kuwait Policewomen Banned From Wearing Tight Clothes, Makeup

JAFFA, Israel – Kuwait police have published new “modesty rules” for its female officers following a recent surge in complaints. While on duty, female officers must not “wear tight clothes, conspicuous hairpins, bracelets and earrings,” the new regulations dictate. Nor

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ISIS Issues Ruling on Female Slaves

Islamic State (ISIS) theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when “owners” of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them, in an apparent bid to curb what they called violations in the treatment of captured

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‘Voluntary’ Sharia Tribunal in Texas: This Is How It Starts

Breitbart Texas confirmed Tuesday that “an Islamic Tribunal using Sharia law” is indeed operating in Texas. But not to worry: an attorney for the tribunal assures us that participation is “voluntary,” and one of the Sharia judges, Dr. Taher El-badawi, says it’s devoted only to “non-binding dispute resolution.”

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What Does the New Charlie Hebdo Cover Mean?

Printed with $300,000 in assistance from Google, Charlie Hebdo returned to the stands with a post-attack edition that sold out before dawn on the day it was released, leading to an increased print run of 3 million copies – more than fifty times the previous weekly circulation of the magazine.

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