Writings by Topic: Islamic law (Shari'a)

Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Emboldened Islamists Call for Theocracy in America The Daily WireAugust 2, 2019
Shariah Law Makes a Comeback in Ontario The Toronto SunJune 11, 2019
Judge Jeanine Pirro is Right: The Hijab Reflects 'Adherence to Sharia Law' PJ MediaMarch 17, 2019
Turkey's Child Brides Gatestone InstituteJuly 30, 2018
Liberalism In The Middle East: An Irreversible Trend World Affairs JournalJune 6, 2018
"Islamophobic" Cartoons from the Arab World Raymondibrahim.comApril 26, 2018
The Rise of Western Civilizationism The AustralianApril 14, 2018
Islam's 'Slow Motion' Genocide of Christians FrontPage MagazineMarch 12, 2018
UK Govt Review Endorses Sharia Courts Despite Finding "Systemic Discrimination Against Women" Breitbart (London)March 1, 2018
Demographic Jihad: Islamists Celebrate Rising Muslim Populations in Europe Frontpage MagazineFebruary 20, 2018
Islamic London: "Run, Hide, Tell" Gatestone InstituteFebruary 5, 2018
Islam vs. Non-Muslims: Doctrinal Sources FrontPage MagazineDecember 12, 2017
Soft Sharia in Turkey The Gatestone InstituteJune 18, 2017
Federal Government Subsidizes Halal Food in Public Schools PJ MediaAugust 28, 2015
Obama Alters U.S. Oath of Allegiance to Comply with Islamic Law FrontPage MagazineAugust 6, 2015
How Islamic are Muslims? National Review OnlineJuly 28, 2014
The Koran and Child Marriage markdurie.comJune 14, 2014
Islamic Fatwa: Husbands Should Abandon Wives to Rapists in Self-Interest Frontpage MagazineMay 28, 2014
Tony Blair on the Islamist Threat Frontpage MagazineMay 1, 2014
Egypt's Latest Fatwas from Salafis and Brotherhood Gatestone InstituteNovember 27, 2013
Islam's Insanities: All Just a 'Hoax'? FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 11, 2012
'Sharia-Medicine' FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 1, 2012
The Ramadan Olympics and Islam's "Law of Necessity" Gatestone InstituteJuly 30, 2012
Islamic 'Adult Breastfeeding' Fatwas Return Jihad WatchApril 12, 2012
The Piety Premium of Islamic Bonds Middle East QuarterlySpring 2012
Tawriya: New Islamic Doctrine Permits 'Creative Lying' Stonegate InstituteFebruary 28, 2012
CAIR's Fight Against Pennsylvania Foreign Law Bill FrontPageMagazine.comFebruary 13, 2012
Lessons on the Long Road to Hijab Jihad WatchDecember 28, 2011
Sharia's Sinister Smiles Jihad WatchDecember 8, 2011
Shari'a and Violence in American Mosques Middle East QuarterlySummer 2011
Caliphate, Jihad, Sharia: Now What? Hudson New YorkMarch 8, 2011
UCLA's Professor of Fantasy American ThinkerDecember 24, 2010
Oklahomans Say No to Sharia National Review OnlineNovember 16, 2010
Offensive Jihad Pajamas MediaOctober 28, 2010
Dueling Fatwas The Washington TimesOctober 5, 2010
Two Decades of the Rushdie Rules CommentaryOctober 2010
The Ultimate Lesson of Egypt's Fake Photo Pajamas MediaSeptember 22, 2010
"Rushdie Rules" Reach Florida The Washington TimesSeptember 21, 2010
Is Newt Gingrich Wrong to Talk About Sharia? Pajamas MediaAugust 24, 2010
Top Muslim Cleric Qaradawi Urges Western Muslims to 'Liberalize' Pajamas MediaJuly 23, 2010
New Fatwa Calls on Men to Drink Women's Breast-Milk Pajamas MediaJune 4, 2010
Does Sharia Law Promote Women's Rights? FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 20, 2009
The Dark Side of Zakat Pajamas MediaAugust 15, 2009
Why Shariah Must Be Opposed National PostAugust 5, 2009
No to Sharia Law in Britain Guardian.co.ukJune 29, 2009
Westerners Welcome Harems Jerusalem PostNovember 26, 2008
U.S. Government Embraces Islamic Banking Pajamas MediaNovember 24, 2008
"Sharia Is Hate" FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 6, 2008
Does Islam Justify Honor Killings? Pajamas MediaSeptember 27, 2008
Sharia Law: Coming to a Western Nation Near You? FrontPageMagazine.comSeptember 25, 2008
A Schism over Shari'a in the Church of England American ThinkerMay 11, 2008
Destroying Sculptures of Muhammad Jerusalem PostFebruary 28, 2008
Resisting Islamic Law Jerusalem PostFebruary 21, 2008
Britain's Encounter with Islamic Law Jerusalem PostFebruary 13, 2008
Islamic Economics: What Does It Mean? Jerusalem PostSeptember 26, 2007
No Islamic Law in Minnesota, for Now FrontPageMagazine.comOctober 16, 2006
Don't Bring That Booze into My Taxi New York SunOctober 10, 2006
Islamic Law at Belmont U FrontPageMagazine.comApril 24, 2006
Enforce Islamic Law in Canada? New York SunSeptember 27, 2005
[Paul H. Robinson:] U Penn Prof for Shari'a FrontPageMagazine.comJuly 26, 2004
Islamic Law Rules In Iraq New York SunMarch 2, 2004
Shakespeare with Shari'a Jerusalem PostAugust 8, 2001
MEF in the Media
Title Publication Date
Tarek Fatah: The Hijab Is a Political Symbol, Not Religious Middle East Forum Sentry RadioJuly 3, 2019
Liberals who wilfully ignore Shari'a impact on women Pajamas MediaJuly 8, 2011
Press Releases
Title Publication Date
MEF Launches The "Counter-Islamism Grid" News from the Middle East ForumJune 7, 2018
Reviews
Book Title Publication Date
Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age
by Khaled Abou El Fadl
Middle East QuarterlySpring 2016
Islam and the Everyday World: Public Policy Dilemmas Middle East QuarterlySummer 2008
The Talibanization of Nigeria: Sharia Law and Religious Freedom Middle East QuarterlyWinter 2003
Islamic Law and Legal System: Studies of Saudi Arabia
by Frank E. Vogel
Middle East QuarterlyFall 2001
Comparing Religions through Law: Judaism and Islam
by Jacob Neusner and Tamara Sonn
Middle East QuarterlyJune 2000
Defining Islam for the Egyptian State: Muftis and Fatwas of the Dar al-Ifta
by Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
A History of Islamic Legal Theories: An Introduction to Sunni Usul Al-Fiqh
by Wael B. Hallaq
Middle East QuarterlyJune 1999
Islamic Legal Interpretation: Muftis and Their Fatwas Middle East QuarterlyJune 1997