from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A declaration in writing, by a competent authority, of the requirements of the Muslim holy law in any given case.
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Among the interesting events of the year, were the accession of nine persons to the church at Abeih; and a "fetwa" of the mufti, or
Significantly, the first grievance listed by Osama bin Laden in his fetwa (Muslim legal opinion) of February 1998 was the US military presence in the Arabian Peninsula and this complaint seems to have resonance in the region.