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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 237–251.
Published: 01 April 2016
... political thought shows the impact of the constantly changing geopolitical environment on Arab thinkers. It also shows that essentialist attempts to analyze and grasp the ‘Arab mind’ through a single factor and, namely, through the structure of Muslim theology and laws ( sharia ) are not successful and lead...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 25–50.
Published: 28 August 2020
... in 1990 furnished an Islamic view of human rights based upon Sharia law. Arab countries can continue to negotiate human rights. An example is The Muscat Declaration on Tourism and Culture (announced on 21 January 2016) that discussed the concept of “gender justice” in the Arab world. Arab authors...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 51–78.
Published: 28 August 2020
... of Najd.” When ibn Saud asked ibn Abd al-Wahhab to prevent him from taking tariffs from the people of his city, even if it is not legal in Sharia, ibn Abd al-Wahhab gave him permission and promised him future conquests that would compensate for these tariffs ( Ibn Bishr 1982 ). Therefore, it...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (3): 123–131.
Published: 28 August 2020
... nineteenth century. The author discusses matters of heritage, contemporary thought, Sharia law, state, development, and justice among other topics and demonstrates what set the main axis in Arab thought. Approaches to identity remained a branch of research in heritage and contemporary issues, connected...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2020) 13 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 March 2020
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 156–164.
Published: 01 December 2019
...: an anthropological reading in the often-overlooked Wahhabi calligraphy in Morocco”; the theoretical and methodological foundations of the Wahhabi call, and its presence in Morocco since the eighteenth century. Based on the issue of Sharia law in the Salafist Wahhabi current as a new and different...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 83–103.
Published: 01 December 2019
... order. According to Salafi thought, a valid state system for Muslims must be based on Sharia law. Salafis do not approve the modern secular state and democratic institutions. As long as a ruler is Muslim, Muslims must obey his rule and must not rebel ( Brown 2011 ). Salafis in Egypt were not...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (2): 81–104.
Published: 02 June 2019
... that democracy was always preferable as a political system. In the same poll, seventy-two percent said that religious leaders should not interfere in politics, especially voter choices. Almost forty-one percent said that the laws of the country should be entirely based on Sharia; and around nine...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 3–18.
Published: 04 December 2018
... networks had also been instrumental in the proliferation of political Islam. Moreover, the imposition of Sharia law in all parts of Sudan, including the south where the great majority of civilians are of Christian and pagan faiths, led to deadly levels of violence between the north and divisions that were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 83–110.
Published: 04 December 2018
... Hezbollah’s Sharia Council. Its program runs anywhere between eight and twelve years, making it slightly longer than most hawza s in Beirut. Its teaching days are Monday to Friday and it observes a three-month summer vacation. It runs its classes, like all the other hawza s investigated, in the early...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (3): 25–46.
Published: 03 September 2018
... November 22, 2014. http://islamists2day-a.blogspot.com/2007/10/blog-post_3930.html . Ikhwanweb . 2013 . “ Muslim Brotherhood Statement Denouncing UN Women Declaration for Violating Sharia Principle. ” Accessed November 22, 2014. http://www.ikhwanweb.com/article.php?id=30731&ref=search.php...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 127–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
... promotes visions that lend youth new hopes and place them at the top of the social ladder through employing appealing slogans like: “Al-Firqa Al-Najjiyah” (the Saved [in Paradise] or the Victorious Group), “Ansar al-Sharia” (Supporters of Shari’a), “Firaqt Al-Tawhid” (the Monotheism Group), and...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 63–89.
Published: 01 March 2018
... be a civil Islamic state, in which the people would be the source of authority in terms of adhering to the Sharia, and the law would not permit illegal acts or forbid legal acts. In the same vein, Mohammad Salim al-‘Awwa stressed that Islamic peoples demand the application of Islamic law, and the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 91–109.
Published: 01 March 2018
... authorities and practically divided the country. In response to Operation Dignity, which General Khalifa Haftar launched in 2014, Islamists all over the country united in one camp, Libya Dawn, which included the MB, LIFG, Al Qaeda, Ansar Sharia, and other regional and tribal groups though the bulk of its...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (4): 524–538.
Published: 01 October 2013
... on ‘Religion and State in the Arab World’ convened by the Center for Arab Unity Studies and the Swedish Institute – Alexandria in Hamamat, Tunisia, 15–17 October 2012. © 2013 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2013 religious minorities freedom of religion democracy secularism sharia...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 522–536.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Sharia with modern norms of socio-economic systems under a federal system of government. While federalism has empowered each emirate politically, it has also created a relationship of trust and integrity between the masses and the leadership (Eno, Eno, and Osmabo 2016, 99). Sixth, although the UAE is...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (2): 187–206.
Published: 01 April 2017
... travelled to the Islamic University of Medina in the 1980s (Gade 2015). Once their studies were completed they established Sharia institutes in Lebanon funded by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Jihadism developed in the ancient land of the Cedars in the late 1990s as a result of networking between Lebanese jihadi...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (1): 93–117.
Published: 01 January 2017
... for human behaviour embodied in the Sharia. This distrust has been compounded by what was seen as secularist support for, or at best a lack of critique of, the recurring brutal suppression of the Islamists by the rulers. For the seculars the Islamists represented all they viewed as backward in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (4): 577–595.
Published: 01 October 2016
... organization.5 He also acted as the head of CONTEMPORARY ARAB AFFAIRS 579 ISIS Sharia a Board until June 2016, when he was accused of apostasy (Al-Sakkina 2016). al-Asiri also acted as the Mufti of ISIS and was responsible for recruiting Saudi youth (Al- Hayat 2014). Another example is the Kuwaiti Ali Mohamed...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (3): 351–364.
Published: 01 July 2016
... the veil. In addition, there was Muhammad Rashad Ghanim, an antiques trader who was not involved in or specialized in the sciences of the sharia but was cred- ited with disseminating Salafist thought. He helped those active in Salafism da wah (preaching) and instructed Salafist students, providing...