An Islamic mufti has warned Malaysian comedians against telling jokes that cause excessive laughter. According to the mufti, Islam urges emotional moderation and to refrain from excessive laughter, crying, or other emotional expressions.
The British Law Society issued guidelines to solicitors allowing them to draw up wills that comply with Islamic law. Critics say this is discriminatory and only the first step that will see more Sharia law incorporated into the British legal system.
A major Iranian opposition group claims Iran's highest court has ordered a man's eyes gouged out and his ears and nose chopped off as punishment for an acid attack that left a girl blind and disfigured.
It appears unsubstantiated controversial news reports are circling regarding the fact that Egypt's Islamist-dominated parliament has proposed a controversial law allowing husbands to have sex with their dead wives within six hours after death.
A new and comprehensive fact-finding report concludes that the US administrations of both political parties failed to grasp the nature of the great danger posed by an adversary that aims to install a totalitarian Islamic regime.
A Muslim woman was caned for talking to a Hindu man in Bangladesh, the police reported on June 6. This comes after a government policy to ensure equal property rights to women in the country was met by angry protests by Muslim clerics.
Islam may be a peaceful religion, but most Westerners react adversely when they are told they should be dominated forcefully by that faith. A call by a jihadist leader “to see the flag of Allah over Downing Street” isn't supported by most Muslims.
In a desperate bid to pacify its beleaguered Swat valley as well as take out the steam from Taliban movement in the region, the Pakistani authority invoked a stricter version of Islamic law in the region.
Recently, strict rules were put in place for women’s apparel. There's no indication if men will be subject to fines, lashings, incarceration, the way women are for violating new codes regarding appearance.