Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 5 (1998-1999)


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Table of Contents to Volume 5 Biographical Notes Preface Part I – Articles An Overview of the Egyptian Judicial System, and its History - Adel Omar Sherif Shari'a and Positive Legislation: is an Islamic State Possible or Viable? - Abdullahi A. An-Na'im Guarantees in the UAE: a Comparative Analysis in the Light of English Law, French Law and the Shari'a - Nicholas Foster Kuwaiti, Jordanian and Omani Securities Markets: a Comparative Survey - Lu'ayy Minwer al-Rimawi Doing Business in Egypt - Tarek Riad A Note on the Theory and Practice of Islamic Banking - John Donohue The 1998 Proposed Civil Marriage Law in Lebanon: the Reaction of the Muslim Communities - Nadia El-Cheikh The Status of Children and their Protection in Algerian Law - Yamina Kebir The Concept of Wilaya in Hanafi Law: Authority versus Consent in al-Fatawa al- 'Alamgiri - Mona Siddiqui Part II – Country Surveys Egypt - Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Iraq - Sabah Al-Mukhtar Iran - M.A. Ansari-Pour Jordan - Hamzeh Haddad Palestine - Anis Al-Qasem Lebanon - Nayla Comair-Obeid Libya - Mustafa El-Alem Sudan - John Wuol Makec Kuwait - Fadi B. Nader Saudi Arabia - Vernon Handley and Fares Al-Hejailan, Law Firm of Salah Al-Hejailan United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Richard Price, Clifford Chance Bahrain - Husain M Al-Baharna Qatar - Najeeb Al-Nauimi Oman - Nicholas Edmondes, Trowers & Hamlins, Oman Yemen - Nageeb Shamiri Algeria - Yamina Kebir Morocco - Michèle Zirari-Devif Tunisia - Afif Gaïgi Pakistan - Martin Lau Turkey - Sibel Inceoglu Syria - Jacques El-Hakim Part III – Selected Documents Resolutions and International Agreements United Nations - Iraq Resolution 1205 5 November 1998 Resolution 1210 24 November 1998 United States - Iraq Congress Resolution HR 4655 EH Palestine Wye River Memorandum The Sharm el-Sheikh Memorandum Documents Palestine Statement of the Palestinian Central Council, 27 April 1999 The Casablanca Declaration of the Arab Human Rights Movement The Sana'a Declaration of the Emerging Democracies Forum The Beirut Declaration: Recommendations of the First Arab Conference on Justice Part IV – Selected Cases Arbitral Award in the Matter of the Arbitration between Eritrea and Yemen Court of Appeal, Civil Division, England - Osman v. Elasha Case Comment: Cross - border Abduction of Children - David Pearl Part V – Book Reviews Islamic Institutiosn in Jerusalem - Anis Al-Qasem The Distinguished Jurist's Primer - Mona Siddiqui The Origins of Islamic Law: The Qur'an, the Muwatta' and Madinan 'Amal - Ahmad Mahmmoud Ajaj A History of Islamic Legal Theories: An Introduction to Sunni: usul al-fiqh - Nabil Saleh Legal Pluralism in the Arab World - Lynn Welchman Marriage on Trial - Doreen Hinchcliffe Muslim Family Law - Doreen Hinchcliffe The Palestine Yearbook of International Law - Anis Al-Qasem United Arab Emirates Court of Cassation Judgments, 1989-1997 - Nabil Saleh The Law of Business Contracts in the Arab Middle East - Nicholas Foster Arab Islamic Banking and the Renewal of Islamic Law - Nicholas Foster Notes and News Obituary of Tan Sri Datuk Professor Ahmad Mohamed Ibrahim (1916-1999) Index