What Sharia Law Means: Five Questions Answered

Asma Afsaruddin, Indiana University What is Sharia Law? Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law. Sharia is more accurately understood as referring to wide-ranging moral and broad ethical principles drawn from the Quran...
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Should Aga Khan Be Awarded Nobel Prize?

The Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. He is the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), which brings together development agenci...

Is the United States ready for a Muslim governor?

Michigan, much to Hillary Clinton's chagrin, helped elect Donald Trump president of the United States. Now the state perhaps best known for the automobile industry and the financial collapse of its marquee city, Detroit, faces a new question. Is Michigan...

Officer’s Body-Cam Video of Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Here is the latest on the Las Vegas shooter and other stories catching our eye: In the months before his deadly rampage, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock was a man “descending into madness,” a person briefed on new...