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Brexit, Democracy and the Nation State Philosophy: An Exercise in How NOT to do Politics

The Brexit theatrical circus continued over this week in Westminster with the British government found in contempt of parliament for refusing to disclose in full the legal advice from the attorney general on the Brexit withdrawal agreement negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister and her ministers travelled across the country to […]

Change is Driven by those that Truly Know that Life and Death is in the Hands of Allah Alone

Throughout human history, changes in the very course of history have occurred at the hands of extraordinary personalities that take great risks, as they are fundamentally willing to risk their very lives. As for the Islamic Ummah, throughout its history, the matchless advance of Islam was upon the hands of countless Muslims who presented their […]

“Victory comes from no one but Allah”

إِنَّ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا يُنفِقُونَ أَمْوَالَهُمْ لِيَصُدُّوا عَن سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ فَسَيُنفِقُونَهَا ثُمَّ تَكُونُ عَلَيْهِمْ حَسْرَةً ثُمَّ يُغْلَبُونَ وَالَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا إِلَى جَهَنَّمَ يُحْشَرُونَ “Those who disbelieve spend their wealth barring access to the Way of Allah. They will spend it; then they will regret it; then they will be overthrown. Those who are disbelievers will be gathered […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verse 186

From the book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah وَإِذَا سَأَلَكَ عِبَادِي عَنِّي فَإِنِّي قَرِيبٌ أُجِيبُ دَعْوَةَ الدَّاعِي إِذَا دَعَانِي فَلْيَسْتَجِيبُوا لِي وَلْيُؤْمِنُوا بِي لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْشُدُونَ “And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me – indeed […]

The English: “UAE is a Vicious Country, but is the Source of our Bread”

Quoting the BBC, The Sunday Times on 25/11/2018 published an article by the British writer, Rod Liddle, entitled: “The UAE is vicious, vulgar — and an ally we simply have to keep on side”. He said, “Most of Britain’s non-European and non-American allies are evil countries, that cannot make a choice as in other countries”. […]

Q&A: The Abrogator and Abrogated

Question: We have discussed the method to re-establish the Khilafah with a brother. He said that the political non-violent actions and seeking the Nusrah in Makkah before Hijrah were abrogated by the Quranic ayah: أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَى الَّذِينَ قِيلَ لَهُمْ كُفُّوا أَيْدِيَكُمْ وَأَقِيمُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَآتُوا الزَّكَاةَ فَلَمَّا كُتِبَ عَلَيْهِمُ الْقِتَالُ إِذَا فَرِيقٌ مِّنْهُمْ يَخْشَوْنَ النَّاسَ […]

Model United Nations: A Simple Learning Experience or a Dangerous Western Weapon?

In Pakistan the Model United Nations (MUN) is seen as being one of the biggest events amongst schools. Participation in it is seen as being an integral part of the educational experience, with local schools gathering their teams and pushing students to participate in the event. Each school has a team, which participates in a […]

Our “Muslim leaders” have the opposite concept of Al Wala Wal Bara

مَّن يَشْفَعْ شَفَاعَةً حَسَنَةً يَكُن لَّهُ نَصِيبٌ مِّنْهَا وَمَن يَشْفَعْ شَفَاعَةً سَيِّئَةً يَكُن لَّهُ كِفْلٌ مِّنْهَا وَكَانَ اللَّهُ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ مُّقِيتًا “Whosoever intercedes for an evil cause will have a share in its burden. And Allah is Ever All-Able to do (and also an All-Witness to) everything.” The evil which is taking place in […]

Victory (نصر Nasr); Its Meaning, Cause, Two Conditions and Preventions

We say, whilst Tawfeeq is from Allah (swt), that because of influencing cultures upon the Muslims and their distance from abiding by the Laws of Allah (swt), the understanding of Victory (نصر Nasr) has become confused within many. This further leads to disputes over how to achieve Victory. The misunderstanding has also affected attitudes towards […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verses 183-185

From the Book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمْ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِنْ قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ *  أَيَّامًا مَعْدُودَاتٍ فَمَنْ كَانَ مِنْكُمْ مَرِيضًا أَوْ عَلَى سَفَرٍ فَعِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَيَّامٍ أُخَرَ […]

Erdogan Declares and Confesses that He understands Islam According to the Way of the West Not According to the Way of Our Master Muhammad ﷺ

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم The opening address of Al – Waie Magazine – Issue No. 384 Trump’s created financial crisis with Turkey: by raising the subject of the American Pastor Brunson, who has been detained there since 2016, adding pressure to release him and what followed of imposition of sanctions on Turkey’s interior and justice […]

Q&A: Has the Messenger ﷺ Interpreted the Quran and Clarified its Meanings?

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, It came in the book: “The Islamic Personality Vol. 3”, under the subject “The existence of the juridical (Shar’i) realities” what reads: “… it is established that the Shaari’ (the Legislator) has informed the Ummah of transferring these terms from their linguistic (lughawi) meaning to a new meaning established by […]

The Muslim Armies are the First Line of Defense for the Ummah

Every great nation has red lines that must never be crossed. Consequently, the great nations, especially the ideological nations, take care of their military strength as well as their ideology. Great nations take measures that will protect, spread and ensure domination of their respective ideologies and they employ their military power to achieve this. So […]

The Correct Call to Islam is the Only Way to Save Humanity from Roaming in Darkness of Manmade Systems

Even the smallest amount of alcohol is bad for your health, a new study has found. The Global Burden of Disease study reveals that although moderate drinking may protect from specific diseases — particularly ischaemic heart disease and diabetes — the positive effect is completely offset “by the risks associated with cancers, which increased monotonically […]

Q&A: Is I’liyya (Causation) Two Types: Standardized and Variable?

Question: Assalamu Alaikum our Esteemed Sheikh, I have a question about what has been mentioned about causation in the book “Islamic Personality” (Volume 3); it was mentioned that the conditions for causation should be connected and related, but what is the difference between them? Also, towards the end of the topic on achieving the benefits […]