All posts filed under: Concepts

Muslims Must Expose the Manipulation of the Media which Serves the Interests of the Powerful Elite

The Cairncross Review report exposes the contradictions at the heart of democracy. On the one hand, free access to information is said to be fundamental for power to remain in the people’s hands, yet neither true power and nor free access to information are ever afforded to the people, lest the powerful elite lose some […]

Dar al-Islam and Dar al-Kufr are a Legitimate Rule and a Fixed Jurisprudence and Political Concept Far from Dar al-Ifta’s Fables

A new chapter of the fierce onslaught on Islam and Muslims after the West realized that Muslims have a specific awareness of a specific political Islam as a way of life, which is what US Secretary of State Pompeo, said: “The threat to America” was caused by “people who deeply believe that Islam is the […]

Invalid Document that does not Represent Islam and Muslims and the Sheikh of Al-Azhar represents only himself and those deluded behind him

The Youm7 [Seventh Day] Newspaper reported on Monday, February 4, 2019, the signing of the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar and Vatican Pope of the brotherhood of humanity [human fraternity] document, which constitute (as they claim) the most important document in the history of the relationship between Al-Azhar and the Vatican, and is one of the […]

The Pursuit of Martyrdom

The pursuit of martyrdom has always been one of the core concepts within military education during the Islamic era. Alongside study of weaponry, strategy and tactics, the pursuit of martyrdom was regarded as a key concept to study, understand and build as a disposition. The pursuit of martyrdom is what gave vigor to the Islamic […]

To Live One Day as a Lion is Better than One Hundred as a Jackal

Whenever reviewing books of Islamic history, one finds narrations about heroes of this great Ummah that affirm the saying of RasulAllah ﷺ, «مَثَلُ أُمَّتِي مَثَلُ الْمَطَرِ لَا يُدْرَى أَوَّلُهُ خَيْرٌ أَوْ آخِرُهُ» “My Ummah is like a rain, it is not known if the first of it is good or last of it” (Tirmithi). Goodness […]

Q&A: The ‘Illah (Shari’ah Reason) of the Law

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, may Allah bless you. Our Sheikh, my question is that can the ‘Illah (Shari’ah reason) of the Hukm (Law) be deduced fromذَلِكَ أَدْنَى أَن يُعْرَفْنَ فَلَا يُؤْذَيْنَ  “That will be better, that they should be known (as free respectable women) so as not to be annoyed.”? From Mohamed Abou Youssef

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah verse 187

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: أُحِلَّ لَكُمْ لَيْلَةَ الصِّيَامِ الرَّفَثُ إِلَى نِسَائِكُمْ هُنَّ لِبَاسٌ لَكُمْ وَأَنْتُمْ لِبَاسٌ لَهُنَّ عَلِمَ اللَّهُ أَنَّكُمْ كُنتُمْ تَخْتَانُونَ أَنفُسَكُمْ فَتَابَ عَلَيْكُمْ وَعَفَا عَنْكُمْ فَالآنَ بَاشِرُوهُنَّ وَابْتَغُوا مَا كَتَبَ اللَّهُ […]

Q&A: The Islamic Ruling on: Organ Transplant, Autopsy, Mixing (of the sexes)

Question: Questions to the Amir of Hizb ut Tahrir, Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh, Q 1: In the booklet, “The Shariah Verdict on Cloning – Organ transplants …” by Sheikh Abdul Qadeem Zallum, may Allah have mercy on him, it says that Hizb ut Tahrir’s opinion is that it is forbidden to transfer organs […]

The Presidential System in Turkey led by Erdogan is a Kufr Regime

It is Obligatory to Account it and Change it; Following it with Satisfaction and Relying on It is Haram The unbelievers have always tried to mislead the people by dressing up their political projects with what appeals to the Muslim masses on demand; sometimes by national clothing, sometimes with revolutionary liberating clothing, and sometimes by […]

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 […]