Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 9 (2002-2003)


Editors: Eugene Cotran and Martin Lau
Practitioners and academics dealing with the Middle East can turn to the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law for an instant source of information on the developments over an entire year in the region. The Yearbook covers Islamic and non-Islamic legal subjects, including the laws themselves, of some twenty Arab and other Islamic countries. The publication's practical features include:
- articles on current topics,
-country surveys reflecting important new legislation and amendments to existing legislation per country,
- the text of a selection of documents and important court cases,
- a Notes and News section, and
- book reviews.

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Table of Contents to Volume 9 Biographical Notes Preface Part I – Articles Iraq: The Pax Americana and the Law – Lord Alexander of Weedon QC Britain’s War on Saddam had the Law on its Side – Christopher Greenwood QC Islamic Law and Feminism: The Story of a Relationship – Ziba Mir-Hosseini Iranian Family Law in Theory and Practice – Dr. Nadjma Yassari Foreign Investment Protection in Saudi Arabia – Jean-Benoît Zegers The Role of International Law and Human Rights in Peacemaking and Crafting Durable Solutions for Refugees: Comparative Comment– Lynn Welchman Sectarianism and the Rejection of Tawteen: Lebanon and the Palestinian Refugees – Nur Masalha Betrayed and Forgotten: Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon – Lena El-Malak The Jurisdictional Politics of Israel/Palestine: The Case of Palestinian Workers in Israeli Settlements – Tobias Kelly Part II – Country Surveys Egypt – Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Syria – Jacques el-Hakim Iraq – Sabah Al-Mukhtar 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 – Fares Al-Hejailan, Law Firm of Salah Al-Hejailan, Riyadh United Arab Emirates – Terence Witzmann and James Abbott, Clifford Chance, Dubai Bahrain – Husain M. Al Baharna Oman – Andrew Rae and Brian Howard, Trowers & Hamlins, Oman Yemen – Nageeb Shamiri Iran – M. A. Ansari-Pour Morocco – Michèle Zirari-Devif Pakistan – Martin Lau Part III – Selected Documents Iraq United Nations Security Council Resolutions regarding Iraq Law of Administration for the State of Iraq for the Transitional Period, 8 March 2004 Legality of Armed Force Palestine/Israeli Conflict United Nations Security Council Resolutions regarding the Palestine/Israeli Conflict A Performance-Based Road Map to a Permanent Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The Geneva Accord Draft Permanent Status Agreement Afghanistan The Constitution of Afghanistan (Unofficial Translation) Pakistan UK-Pakistan Judicial Protocol on Children Matters Yemen Law No. 35/2003 on Combating Money Laundering Part IV – Selected Cases The Wall at the ICJ The Wall and International Humanitarian Law – Professor Iain Scobbie The Lockerbie Trial: Further and Future Developments – Professor Iain Scobbie Shamil Bank of Bahrain v. Beximco Pharmaceuticals and Others – Introduction by Kilian Bälz Constitutional Case No. 4/2003: Decided by the Constitutional Division of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Yemen – Said Hasson Sohbi Index Index