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Qadi

 

(Arabic, “judge”; in Persian and Turkish, qazi). In Muslim countries, a judge whose decisions are based on Islamic law (Sharia). In the Middle Ages the qadi was also a notary and cared for orphans or assigned them to guardians; he also saw to the execution of sentence in civil and criminal cases. In the 19thand early 20th century, with the development of the new civil courts, the qadi’s function was limited to the deciding of questions involving family and religious law, and occasionally inheritance. In several Muslim countries (for example, Egypt, Tunisia, and Turkey) the office of qadi was eliminated when Sharia courts were abolished (in Turkey, in the 1930’s; and in Egypt and Tunisia, in the 1950’s).

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not speak hard [against] our people," a man, allegedly Qadi, says in English in the recording.
We look forward to continuing our approach in promoting our position as a major contributor to the local real estate sector and help in enhancing Ras Al Khaimah's position as a promising investment destination," added Al Qadi.
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Working under the aegis of the Renaissance Project, which Al Qadi founded to spread education among the Arab people, the campaign will run through the Ramadan period till August 10.
Don't exaggerate things, the elderly are respected, and we respect you here as the oldest, and instead of disrespecting authority you should set an example," he told Mr Al Qadi.
I must also applaud the vision of EIDA in identifying the potential advantages presented by this technology for ID cardholders," Al Qadi added.
Qadi said the meeting comes in accordance with the royal directives to make continual preparations and intensify (all concerned bodies) efforts for the fine reception arrangements and better services for pilgrims to enable them perform their Hajj rituals in ease and comfort under the direct supervision of the Minister of Hajj, Dr.
Qabbani, from former Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Future parliamentary bloc, said that Qadi bribed EDL's bill collector, as the electricity was not cut off despite the fact that the bills were not paid for two years.
on the sidelines of an observance to mark a permitting concurrence with Al Insaniyah (mankind) brand new TV channel, Al Qadi released grievances by some satellite stations that Jordan was cheating them for authorizing and twelve-month broadcast licenses and the annual transmission time.
Amman, Feb 22 (Petra) -- Audiovisual Media Commission (AMC) Director General Amjad Al Qadi on Tuesday urged private satellite television stations operating in the Kingdom to abide by media ethical standards in serving society.
Qadi described this percentage as "very satisfactory" and that the government succeeded in holding "free and fair elections.
Mayor of Amman, Omar Maani, participated in the inauguration ceremony with Head of the Public Security, Major General Mazen Al Qadi, during which Maani ascertained the cooperation between the two parties in different fields to positively impact the citizens' interest.