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Egypt - Politics
7/12/2012 9:26:40 PM
The Constituent Assembly has gone a long way in writing Egypt’s new constitution, but several contentious issues remain on the table

Egypt - Politics
7/10/2012 1:26:05 PM
Egypt's Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb says new constitution must be based on 'principles' of Islamic law as specified in 1971 national charter

World - Region
5/20/2012 11:39:07 AM
Authorities in Saudi Arabia behead two Pakistanis after finding them guilty of two murders; a fellow Pakistani and another woman

Presidential elections 2012 - Presidential elections news
5/17/2012 12:54:27 PM
The Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi continues his campaign tour by visiting Fayoum and Beni Suef on Wednesday; Brotherhood's guide Badie urges people to chose a candidate 'like Morsi'

World - Region
5/11/2012 6:03:24 PM
Advisor to Royal Saudi court is sacked over vocal comments against gender mixing in ultra-conservative Gulf kingdom

Presidential elections 2012 - Presidential elections news
5/8/2012 4:12:54 PM
Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohamed Morsi vows to apply Islamic Law as Egypt's next president; Prominent cleric Safwat Hegazi throws weight behind Morsi campaign

World - Region
3/27/2012 5:57:53 PM
Saudi religious police will stop car chases that have led to fatal accidents in the past, in an attempt to soften the image of a force that aggressively enforces Islamic Sharia laws

World - Region
3/16/2012 5:25:51 PM
Tunisia's elected moderate Islamist leaders are under pressure as thousands of men and women demonstrated outside the Tunisian parliament to request the integration of Islamic sharia law in the awaited constitution

Egypt - Politics
3/1/2012 11:40:04 AM
Egypt-born Al-Qaeda chief Ayman El-Zawahiri says Egypt should end deference to US, renege Camp David treaty, reject Saudi-style rule which enforces Sharia law only on the weak

Egypt - Politics
2/7/2012 7:19:00 PM
Stirring controversy once again Salafist Abdel Moneim El-Shahat says “football is forbidden by Sharia law” and that victims at Port Said should not be considered martyrs

Egypt - Politics
1/5/2012 10:40:28 AM
A new moral policing committee has piqued the ire of the foremost religious authority in Egypt, Al-Ahzar

World - Region
12/17/2011 1:23:32 PM
Amnesty International asks King Abdullah to stop an amputation order against six Saudis accused of robbery

Elections 2011 - News
12/4/2011 11:03:22 AM
Essam el-Erian says Muslim Brotherhood wants to apply the basics of Shariah law in a fair way that respects human rights and personal rights

World - Region
10/24/2011 3:15:16 PM
Libya's interim leader on Monday sought to dispel fears that the North African nation would adopt hardline Islamic rule, a day after he declared Sharia Law the primary source for future legislation

Business - Economy
9/21/2011 12:29:18 PM
15 banks contribute in a syndicated loan refinancing, half of which is through a sharia-compliant facility to tap into Islamic banking sector liquidity

Egypt - Politics
7/31/2011 12:17:17 PM
Thousands of Salafists turn up in Alexandria in a surprise show of force to call for sharia law, disenfranchising the families of the victim’s of the revolution who have been sitting-in

Egypt - Politics
7/30/2011 12:04:02 PM
Masked gunmen attacked a police station in Arish, Egypt, reportedly shouting for sharia law

Egypt - Politics
7/16/2011 12:22:13 PM
The new party supports the implementation of sharia law in Egypt

Egypt - Politics
6/27/2011 1:53:05 PM
Egyptian business tycoon Naguib Sawiris may be summoned by the prosecutor general for tweeting cartoons that were deemed defamatory to the Islamic faith

Egypt - Politics
6/20/2011 5:37:08 PM
Salafist Sheikh Yasser Berhami objects to staging million person Tahrir demonstrations as a way for self expression, while upholding his belief in the necessity of Sharia Law

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