Author: Editorial

“Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.”

وَلَا تَهِنُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا وَأَنتُمُ الْأَعْلَوْنَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.” (Aali ‘Imraan, 3:139) The recent period has witnessed a host of bloody attacks that have led to the deaths of civilians, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, including many women and […]

Collaborating with the US is Haram according to the Shariah, Politically Shortsighted and a Suicide in Face of the Facts

Following the Erdogan-Trump meeting, Presidential Spokesman, Ibrahim Kalın, made this statement. “In the personal and committee meetings emphasis was made on the strategic importance of Turkish-US relations, as well as further economic, trade and defence steps have been assessed. While discussing the struggle against terrorist organisations, with PKK and DAESH in the forefront, also possible […]

Disbandment of Hizb Ut Tahrir Part 1: Blunder of the “Political-Animal” Regime

A month before the official declaration of the Jokowi regime to disband Hizb ut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI), Kwik Kian Gie in his article published by Kompas on April 3, 2017, titled Statesman and Politician, revealed a concern for how Indonesia is a country with a lack of statesmen, rather it is actually surrounded by “political […]

What happened to Turkey being a haven for Oppressed Citizens?

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, traveled to Beijing, the capital of China, to participate in the “Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation”, met with the Chinese President Xi for 45-minutes closed to the press. Among the delegations of the two countries made an agreement regarding, “the mutual extradition of the criminals, the transport in the […]

Indian “Raymond Davis” Granted Reprieve: Accepting to Appear before the UN’s ICJ is Political Suicide and a Grave Sin in Islam

There was widespread anger in Pakistan when the primary judicial branch of the United Nations, the International Court of Justice, on 18 May 2017, decided upon a stay of execution for the Indian “Raymond Davis,” Kulbushan Jadhav, caught red-handed spying and organizing subversive activities in Pakistan. After the stay was announced, the Bajwa-Nawaz regime’s attorney […]

Fasting is the Shield of the Believer and Khilafah is the Shield of the Ummah

O Muslims of Pakistan, the Pure, the Good! In the centuries of Islamic rule, after the era of RasulAllah ﷺ, the Khilafah state was a shield for the Ummah against her enemies. During Ramadhan itself, the Islamic Khilafah State mobilized the armed forces to achieve major victories, whilst facing formidable enemies. In Ramadhan 13 AH, […]

The Intention of Fasting

OPINION 1: It was the opinion of ibn Umar and Jaabir bin Zaid from the Sahaabah and also the opinion of Maalik, Al Layth and Ibn Abi dh’ib that it was necessary to make the intention for the fast in the preceding night in any part of it (the night). There is no difference between […]

Merits of fasting and Ramadhan

Sawm linguistically means refraining, silence, suspension and what is included in its meanings. Sawm has been mentioned with this meaning in Allah’s سبحانه وتعالى noble book. Allah سبحانه وتعالى says: فَكُلِي وَاشْرَبِي وَقَرِّي عَيْنًا ۖ فَإِمَّا تَرَيِنَّ مِنَ الْبَشَرِ أَحَدًا فَقُولِي إِنِّي نَذَرْتُ لِلرَّحْمَٰنِ صَوْمًا فَلَنْ أُكَلِّمَ الْيَوْمَ إِنْسِيًّا “So eat and drink and be […]

As-Suhoor – Pre-Dawn Meal

This is an extract from the book “Al Jaami’u li Ahkaam is Siyaam” (A complete guide to the rules of fasting) by Sheikh Abu Iyaas Mahmood bin Abdul-Lateef bin Mahmood (‘Uwaydhah). Please note this is a draft translation from Arabic. If any confusion arises from the translation then please refer to the original Arabic book.

Salaat-ut-Taraaweeh

Salaat-ut-Taraaweeh has been named with this name because the worshipers take a break after each four Rak’ah so they take a Tarweehah (break) and the plural is Taraaweeh. This Salaah is a form of Qiyaam-ul-Layl (night prayer) except it has been specified in the month of Ramadhaan so it represents Qiyaam-ul-Layl in Ramadhaan. The Hukm […]

Announcement of the Launch of the Official Broadcasting of “Al-Waqiyah” Television Channel

The Central Media Office of Hizb ut Tahrir is pleased to announce before the start of the month of Ramadhan the transition to the official broadcasting of “Al-Waqiyah” television channel, following the successful completion of the trial period with Allah’s help (swt). The channel on the evening of Friday, May 26, 2017, will stream a […]

Tanzania Higher Learning Loans are Oppressive Commercial Packages

Tanzania media has reported on higher education students’ despair and frustrations for not benefited with government’s higher education loans. It has been established that 2 out of 3 students who applied for it in 2016-2017 had missed the opportunity. The Ministry for Education, Science and Technology claimed the current situation is a direct result of […]

High Cost of Living: A Stark Reminder that Capitalist Regimes Don’t Care for the Interests of their Citizens

Yet again the common Kenyans are faced with hard economic times due to high cost of living resulting from the high prices of essential commodities. For nearly five months, basic commodities such as maize flour, milk, cooking fat, paraffin and sugar have tripled in prices. Many households have now adopted new survival tactics of skipping […]

The Authority in Lebanon is Concerned with Ending the Strike Rather than Ending the Oppression

    The Authorities sent a delegation from the Fatwa House as a representative for the Interior Minister to meet with the striking young men who are unjustly imprisoned in the jails (“Guantanamo Lebanon”), to negotiate with them and to try to convince them to end the strike! Instead of the authorities, and especially the group […]

Is American Colonialism not Destructive Enough, without Introducing Chinese Colonialism Alongside it?!

Belt and Road is a Ball and Chain Having repeatedly praised the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, enthusiastically attended China’s Belt and Road Forum (BRF) on 15 May 2017, in which China promoted its colonialist policies for the region. Then when widespread public outcry erupted over the details of the draft […]

Secession is not the Right Solution. It is Forbidden by Shari’ah and it is Jahiliyah Strife!!

In the midst of the conflicts and wars in Yemen, at the back of which stand the colonial countries, especially Britain and America, which struggle in Yemen for influence and wealth with regional and local tools, the voices of some forces of the separatist movement in southern Yemen have called for the secession of the […]

Afghanistan: 15 Years on

15 years after the US invaded Afghanistan and two years since the official end and withdrawal of US and coalition forces, Afghanistan remains marred in chaos and the US constructed architecture is struggling to survive. The Taliban continue to mount steady gains against the government in Kabul which, this week, saw them taking control of […]

Approving the NATO-Kuwait Transit Treaty is a Great Evil and Serious Matter!

A law was passed a few days ago approving an agreement between the government of Kuwait and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on the transit of troops and NATO members, following the approval of the National Assembly. The 19 articles of the Convention and its explanatory memorandum were reported by the Kuwaiti Al-Anbaa Newspaper […]

Q&A: The Motives and Scope of Hamas’s New Declaration Document

Question: On Monday, 1/5/2017, Hamas announced from Doha its acceptance of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders as a “formula of national consensus” and deleted the words “destruction of Israel” and declared its independence from the Muslim Brotherhood. My question is of two folds: First: Is Hamas’s declaration of its new document linked to […]