Online Islamic law encyclopaedia 'Wiqifiqh' launched

Tehran, Iran - The Islamic Information and Documentation Centre in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has launched the free online Islamic law encyclopaedia, 'Wikifiqh' in farsi. English and Arabic versions are also planned.

The encyclopaedia contains entries on millions of concepts in Islamic law ('fiqh' in Arabic) and the Muslim faith.

Part of the 'Wikifiqh' website is for intellectuals and philosophers, who can register to take part in debates on various topics in Islam.

The encyclopaedia ( also contains extensive information on Islamic jurisprudence.