inheritance

Fathers can leave inheritence to their daughters: Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa
Society

Fathers can leave inheritence to their daughters: Former Grand Mufti Ali Gomaa

Egypt’s former Grand Mufti and a member of the Al-Azhar University’s Council of Senior Scholars, Ali Gomaa, said that a…
Cairo Court applies Christian religious law in inheritance case
Egypt

Cairo Court applies Christian religious law in inheritance case

The Family Affairs Department of the Cairo Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a judicial ruling which applied Christian religious…
Moderate Islamists make new power quest in Tunisia
Middle East

Moderate Islamists make new power quest in Tunisia

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s moderate Islamists are hoping the genial Beethoven fan they have nominated to run in next month’s…
IS legacy of guilt weighs heavily on Iraqi widows, children
Middle East

IS legacy of guilt weighs heavily on Iraqi widows, children

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — When Ahmed Khalil ran out of work as a van driver in the Iraqi city of…
Al-Azhar professor supports inheritance equalization between sexes
Society

Al-Azhar professor supports inheritance equalization between sexes

The crisis of amending the inheritance laws is essentially a matter of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), and is not part of…
Equating inheritance between sexes is forbidden: Grand Mufti
Society

Equating inheritance between sexes is forbidden: Grand Mufti

Egypt’s Grand Mufti Shawki Allam stressed that equating the inheritance between men and women is against Islamic Sharia (law), as…
Tunisian president proposes inheritance equality for women, with exceptions
Middle East

Tunisian president proposes inheritance equality for women, with exceptions

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s president on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting…
Inheritance rules ‘definative’ in Islam: Al-Azhar grand sheikh
Egypt

Inheritance rules ‘definative’ in Islam: Al-Azhar grand sheikh

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh, Ahmed al-Tayyeb, stressed that the “inheritance rules” in Islam are clear and “definitive”, rejecting the Tunisian president’s…
MP calls for law to grant female divorcees part of husband’s salary
Features/Interviews

MP calls for law to grant female divorcees part of husband’s salary

In a recent statement, an Egyptian female professor has called for a law that would grant female divorcees a part…
ADEW launches campaign against custodian councils
Egypt

ADEW launches campaign against custodian councils

The Association for the Development and Enhancement of Women (ADEW) has launched a campaign against a law that regulates the…
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