Islam

Conflict & Justice

The Meaning of Sharia Law

As Egypt's constitution is being re-drafted, one word is causing friction: "sharia." Sharia is often translated as "Islamic law" but it is much more than that. So much more that there is disagreement over what it means.

Lifestyle & Belief

Muslim alcoholics try to bring hidden problem into mainstream

Alcohol is forbidden for practicing Muslims. But like all prohibitions, for some they prove too tempting. But because of the prohibition, often alcoholics in the Muslim community aren't able to get the treatment they need. Fortunately, that's starting to change.