This is more like a supervisory role over the traditional waiting period under Islamic law
after the talaq has been pronounced.
(5) Indeed, ijtihad was the tool of Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) to shed light on new issues in Islamic law
and to meet the changing needs of Islamic society after the Prophet's death.
Taher Hmila, from the Congress for the Republic, a member of the troika in power, welcomed the decision, saying: "Al Nahda has clearly chosen to remain committed to avoiding the controversy over making Islamic laws
as the only source [of legislation] and to putting an end to a sterile dialogue," he said.
"The people want an Islamic state", "the people want sharia (Islamic law
),"chanted the protesters, whose number was estimated by a police officer on siteat between 8,000 and 10,000.
"These laws should be rescinded because they contradict the Sharia (Islamic law
)," he said.
In Islamic law
we have certain sources, except this time the legislation in divine -- it's God's law -- so it's a little bit different, but the basic concepts are very similar.
"It is dangerous when the term mixing is being connected with the science of Islamic law
this affects the heritage of islamic law
negatively because have given a fake idea merit," which al-Ghamdi said leads to chaos.
In February, the government of the North-West Frontier Province reached a peace deal with local Taliban militants, who had been fighting for 18 months to impose Islamic law
. The new regulation brings six districts under the Pakistani Taliban's strict interpretation of Shariah, or Islamic law
Maulana Sufi Mohammad, leader of Tehrik-e-Nifaz Shariat (movement for the enforcement of Islamic laws
), told a press conference in Swat that his organization was winding up the peace camps set up in the area to protest against the delaying tactics of the federal government.
The Swat Taliban's version of Islamic law
is especially harsh.
Shortly after Munajid issued his fatwa against cartoon rodents, another Saudi cleric, Sheik Saleh al-Lihedan, was taking questions about Islamic law
on a state-run radio station when a listener asked about owners of satellite TV channels that show "bad programs" such as Sex and the City and risque music videos during Ramadan.
Feldman makes clear, however, that contemporary Islamists have no intention of restoring the constitutional status quo ante in which the jurists enjoyed a privileged constitutional position; instead, they desire a democratically accountable state that is subject, one way or another, to the rules of Islamic law
. Feldman argues that this democratized version of Islamic law
presents its own set of thorny doctrinal problems from the perspective of Islamic jurisprudence that Islamists have not adequately addressed.