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Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah verses 200-202

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: فَإِذَا قَضَيْتُمْ مَنَاسِكَكُمْ فَاذْكُرُوا اللَّهَ كَذِكْرِكُمْ آبَاءَكُمْ أَوْ أَشَدَّ ذِكْرًا فَمِنْ النَّاسِ مَنْ يَقُولُ رَبَّنَا آتِنَا فِي الدُّنْيَا وَمَا لَهُ فِي الآخِرَةِ مِنْ خَلاَقٍ (200) وَمِنْهُمْ مَنْ يَقُولُ […]

A Coronavirus Pandemic May Test the West more than Others

According to the World Health Organisation, cases of the Coronavirus may be at the point of dramatically increasing outside of China. According to an article by STAT: The World Health Organization’s director-general cautioned Saturday that transmission of the new coronavirus outside of China may increase and countries should prepare for that possibility.

Dissatisfaction with Global Democracy is Inevitable

In a report published few days ago, researchers from Cambridge University studied the political inclinations of more than 4 million people, employing data from survey projects that encompassed 154 countries between 1995 and 2020. The percentage of people that said they were disappointed with democracy during 2019 hit 57.5%. In fact, the researchers said that […]

Democracy was Ever Bound to Disappoint

The populist leaders and their policies in Western countries have exposed democracy as the capitalist’s tool that it is. It has been useful to appease people’s desire for accountable government, while denying them any real accountability. It has served to quell dissent from the capitalist corporate tyranny, while offering false promises of change, yet delivering […]

Q&A: Who Are the Martyrs of the Aakhirah, and Who Pays off the Martyr’s Debt?

Question: Assalamu alaykom wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh our respected Shaykh, It was mentioned in the “Islamic Personality Vol. 2” book, page 165 under the topic “The Martyr”… in relation to the martyr of the Aakhira: (The authentic (position) as what came in Muslim is that they are five who are: (al-mat’un) who is the one […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verses 197-199

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: الْحَجُّ أَشْهُرٌ مَعْلُومَاتٌ فَمَنْ فَرَضَ فِيهِنَّ الْحَجَّ فَلاَ رَفَثَ وَلاَ فُسُوقَ وَلاَ جِدَالَ فِي الْحَجِّ وَمَا تَفْعَلُوا مِنْ خَيْرٍ يَعْلَمْهُ اللَّهُ وَتَزَوَّدُوا فَإِنَّ خَيْرَ الزَّادِ التَّقْوَى وَاتَّقُونِي يَا […]

Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and the Dubious Mask of Iran

On 03 Jan 2020, United States (US) through an airstrike killed Qasem Soleimani, Iranian Major General of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) since 1998, and the commander of Quds Force (known for its extraterritorial military and clandestine operations) who was considered to be the second most powerful person in Iran next to Sayyid Ali Hosseini […]

Western Civilization in Crisis

Capitalism is in crisis the world over. Developmental models based on free market principles linked with political liberalization programs for the third world were always contested in terms of their viability in actually helping developing countries improve political, social and economic lives of their citizens. However this time the legitimacy of capitalism is under question […]

NATO Secures the Western Democracies, But Who Will Secure the World from Such Democracy

Much media attention has been given this week to the childish antics of the so-called world leaders gathered in the NATO conference which took place in Britain this week. While the petty disputes and fragile egos of these vain politicians have been given a lot of coverage, the real story is the irrelevance of NATO. […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Verse 196

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 وَأَتِمُّواْ الْحَجَّ وَالْعُمْرَةَ لِلّهِ فَإِنْ أُحْصِرْتُمْ فَمَا اسْتَيْسَرَ مِنَ الْهَدْيِ وَلاَ تَحْلِقُواْ رُؤُوسَكُمْ حَتَّى يَبْلُغَ الْهَدْيُ مَحِلَّهُ فَمَن كَانَ مِنكُم مَّرِيضاً أَوْ بِهِ أَذًى مِّن رَّأْسِهِ فَفِدْيَةٌ مِّن […]

Q&A: How to Understand the Hadith: “Nothing turns back the Divine Fate (qadaa’) except supplication”

Question: In the book At-Tafkeer Al-Islami, which is one of the adopted books, it mentions that supplication (du’aa) does not turn back the Divine Destiny (qadar) and does not change the Divine fate (qadaa’) or the knowledge of Allah (swt)). However there are texts from the Qur’an and the Sunnah that seem to me to […]

Q&A: The Difference between the Transmission of the Recitation of the Verses of the Quran (Tilawa) and the Transmission of the Script (Rasm) of the Verses of Allah to Us

Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Can you please explain this Hadith to me, because I have some confusion, which was not cleared after I reviewed the sayings of the Scholars: قَالَ ابْنُ شِهَابٍ وَأَخْبَرَنِي خَارِجَةُ بْنُ زَيْدِ بْنِ ثَابِتٍ سَمِعَ زَيْدَ بْنَ ثَابِتٍ قَالَ فَقَدْتُ آيَةً مِنْ الْأَحْزَابِ حِينَ نَسَخْنَا الْمُصْحَفَ قَدْ كُنْتُ أَسْمَعُ رَسُولَ […]

After Squeezing Every Penny from Common Man Capitalism is Not Sparing Clean Air to Breath

LAHORE: A thick blanket of toxic black smog engulfed the entire metropolitan of Lahore around 9PM Wednesday night, forcing many residents to either literally gasp for breath or complain about sore throats and watery eyes. Television reports had revealed that in Lahore’s posh Zaman Park an Air Quality Index (AQI) of around 640 was recorded […]

Rabi-ul-Awwal’s Message is for Restoring the Khilafah on the Method of the Prophethood, Not Lavish Seerah Conferences

Like previous regimes, the Bajwa-Imran regime is committed to the Western colonialist powers, whilst being wary of the Ummah’s profound love for RasulAllah ﷺ, the Seal of the Prophets (as). Thus, as allies of the West, the rulers practically secure the interests of the Western colonialist powers, whilst paying lip service to RasulAllah ﷺ, by […]