NewsTransitional Leader Calls for Sharia Law as Country Celebrates Liberation
Abdul-Jalil set out a vision for the post-Qaddafi future with an Islamist tint, saying that Islamic Sharia law would be the "basic source" of legislation in the country and that existing laws that contradict the teachings of Islam would be nullified. ... read more
Libyaâ€™s NTC head Jalil pledges to uphold Islamic law
By Reuters Staff Libya's National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil kneeled in prayer after taking the stand in a celebration of liberation on Sunday after 42 years of one-man rule by Muammar Gaddafi and promised to uphold Islamic law. ... read more
Libya declares 'liberation' after Khadafy's death, transitional leader says ...
Libya will rule by Sharia law, the country's transitional leader proclaimed during a ceremony declaring "liberation." Islamic Sharia law, a controversial code for living that governs observant Muslims' lives, will be the "basic source" of legislation ... read more