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Fatwa

An opinion on Islamic law made by a scholar regarded as having authority. For example, a fatwa may state that a new financial vehicle complies with the sharia and that Muslims may invest in it. A fatwa may not be universally accepted, and scholars have deep disagreements as to what Islamic finance products are indeed Islamic.
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Earlier today, High Court judge Datuk Nordin Hassan dismissed SIS' legal challenge solely by ruling that the civil courts had no jurisdiction to decide on the case, and that SIS should instead go to the Shariah courts to challenge the fatwa.
The average number of calls per day exceeded 1,030 during last year's Hajj.The ministry has also launched the 'Fatwa Robot' service.
He added that everyday a new fatwa is issued while most of those who issue them are "idiots and not specialists".
According to the bill, it is prohibited, in any way, to issue a public fatwa, which is connected to the fate of the homeland, and to have it broadcasted in the media, unless it is issued by Al-Azhar's Supreme Council of Scholars, Egypt's Dar Al Ifta, the Islamic Research Complex, and the Ministry of Religious Endowments' General Fatwa Department, or someone who is authorised to issue fatwas by one of the previously mentioned bodies.
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 6 ( ANI ): Darul Uloom Deoband, one of the most respected Muslim seminaries in India, has issued a fatwa or a decree, against women and men of the community proferring Namaz or prayer, wearing nail polish.
However the local muftis, he added, will be allowed to give fatwas on small issues like family disputes and inheritance issues.
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, who is also chairman of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies, said following the first meeting of the council in Abu Dhabi it was decided that the council will endeavour to regulate religious fatwas, ensure preaching of the true and moderate values of Islam and combat extremism and radicalisation.
An MILF statement received by the Inquirer on Tuesday morning said that the Bangsamoro mufti, Sheik Abehuraira Abdulrahman Udasan, declared the fatwa 'against the entry and spread of violent radicalism or extremism in any part of the Bangsamoro Homeland.'
A fatwa has been issued on using another person's wifi without permission.
28 -- Fatwa is an Arabic word, and it literally means "opinion".
Baghdad / NINA /--Chairman of Sunni Fatwa Advisory Council in Iraq, Sheikh Mehdi al-Sumaidaie detect that the number of volunteers to fight against the terrorist Daash amounted to 500 000 man from the sons of Sunni usurped provinces by terrorist extremist groups like Daash .
As of November 2014, DSN-MUI has stipulated 95 fatwas relating to the financial services industry, comprising 67 fatwas in the Shari'ah banking sector, 14 fatwas in the capital market sector, six fatwas of Shari'ah insurance, four fatwas of Shari'ah pawn (Rahn), two fatwas of Shari'ah direct marketing (MLM), and two fatwas of Shari'ah financial accounting.