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Explained: Shariah law, and what it means for Afghan women

August 27, 2021 2:29 pm

Afghanistan crisis: Here are the basics about Shariah and how it could factor into the Taliban’s treatment of women.

Indonesian men to be caned for gay sex

May 23, 2017 9:55 am

The men, whose identities have not been revealed, were caught together in March by vigilantes who burst into the house where they were staying in the provincial capital Banda Aceh.

ISIS ‘caliphate’ threat to whole region: Maliki

July 03, 2014 1:38 am

Iraq PM warns that all neighbours are now inside ‘red circle’.

Indian worker, convicted for murdering his sponsor, beheaded in Saudi Arabia

January 31, 2014 12:22 pm

An Indian worker, convicted of murdering his Saudi sponsor, has been executed in the Gulf kingdom.

Muslim man's power to divorce not unrestricted: J-K HC

November 01, 2012 3:18 pm

Court delved into fundamental sources of Shariah law to understand concept of marriage in Islam.

US state adopts measure blocking Islamic law

May 26, 2012 12:34 pm

Kansas signs a law aimed at keeping state's courts or govt agencies from basing decisions on Shariah law.

Taliban warns Pak govt against releasing detained American

February 14, 2011 9:12 am

Taliban said any official involved in a move to free Raymond Davis would be killed.

Bangladeshi man beaten to death by his four wives

December 22, 2010 5:18 pm

He was clubbed to death allegedly by his four wives for cheating on them by keeping his marriages a secret.

Indians in UAE prisons to get help in paying blood money

June 21, 2010 11:53 am

Under Shariah law blood money is the compensation amount paid by an offender to the relatives of the victim.

Malaysian model accepts flogging for drinking beer

July 23, 2009 4:24 pm

A Muslim model was sentenced by an Malaysian Islamic court to be flogged with a rattan cane for having a beer in a nightclub.