Islam plays an important role in the world. Muslims represent the majority of the population in more than 40 countries. They are the powerful minority in 18 countries. For a faithful Muslim, Islam is not only a religious and philosophical doctrine but it is a complete set of guidelines covering all walks of life, such as economy, society, politics, code of ethics and practice from God.
Influence of Islam upon Politics
Islam politics has always been constructive and consolidating. Fundamental principles for Islam political doctrine, which is based on Sharia laws, are unification of people in a Muslim country and aid on the way of creating the united Ummah. Caliph should guard the community and faith and provide public peace and security so that the nationals of the Muslim country could perform their religious and worldly duties accordingly.
This section of IslamReview covers political news and the most current events in Muslim world. You can also find articles about Islamic countries’ politics, powerful world leaders and their decisions.