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Hizb ut Tahrir: A Pioneer in the Clearness and Pureness of the Islamic Thought and the Clarity of the Method in an Age Plagued with Smog and Farness from the Prophetic Guidance

All thanks and praise to Allah (swt) Who made the Ummah of Mohammed ﷺ honored with its Deen rather than disgraced, All thanks and praise to Allah (swt) Who made the Ummah of Mohammed ﷺ strong with its Deen rather than weak, All thanks and praise to Allah (swt) Who made the Ummah of Mohammed […]

“Britain and Islam” – the not so “Real Special Relationship”

A short article by Ed Hussain: “Britain and Islam – the real special relationship” was published recently in the UK’s Spectator Magazine to address the “agonising about Islamism, and what to do about it”. The writer asserted pride in the UK’s freedoms that brought his “Muslim parents to this country” and reminded readers of “a […]

Taqwa between the Immunity of the Rule of Islam and the Weakness of the Rule of the Ruwaibidhat

Allah (swt) made Taqwa (piety) the essence of what Islam called for and a key to the attainment of goodness and the triumph of Paradise. This term is therefore mentioned in the Quran in various contexts in which Taqwa is reflected as the basis of morality, worship, relations and transactions. Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allah have […]

The Life of this World is But Fleeting, so Let us Worship Allah Accordingly

The commitment, dynamism, sense of urgency, initiative and drive that we saw in the life of RasulAllah ﷺ was not through mere notions of “time management.” No, it was the outcome of a deep conviction about the reality of our time in this world, as firmly established in that which Allah (swt) has revealed. Indeed, […]

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah verses 178-179

From the Book, Introduction to the Tafseer of the Quran, by the Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, the eminent jurist and statesman, Sheikh Ata Bin Khalil Abu Al-Rashtah: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمْ الْقِصَاصُ فِي الْقَتْلَى الْحُرُّ بِالْحُرِّ وَالْعَبْدُ بِالْعَبْدِ وَالأُنثَى بِالأُنثَى فَمَنْ عُفِيَ لَهُ مِنْ أَخِيهِ شَيْءٌ فَاتِّبَاعٌ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَأَدَاءٌ إِلَيْهِ بِإِحْسَانٍ ذَلِكَ تَخْفِيفٌ […]

Q&A: Who are the people of Al-Fatra?

Question:                                                                           Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh… Our Sheikh, our dear Ameer, may Allah protect you from all harm and grant you the power on the earth. There is an understanding that the people of Al-Fatra will be saved from the torment of the Day of Judgment, and they are those who were not sent […]

Al-Wahn

In this blessed month of Ramadan, the Ummah displays their great desire to worship their Lord and to be extra attentive to the Quran as being a guidance and criterion to all that pleases and displeases Him. It is in this atmosphere that we read more surahs and hadiths and that we are amazed by […]

Let Us be from the Pious Ones!

Allah (swt) says: الم * ذَٰلِكَ الْكِتَابُ لَا رَيْبَ فِيهِ هُدًى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ * الَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالْغَيْبِ وَيُقِيمُونَ الصَّلَاةَ وَمِمَّا رَزَقْنَاهُمْ يُنفِقُونَ * وَالَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِمَا أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكَ وَمَا أُنزِلَ مِن قَبْلِكَ وَبِالْآخِرَةِ هُمْ يُوقِنُونَ * أُولَٰئِكَ عَلَىٰ هُدًى مِّن رَّبِّهِمْ وَأُولَٰئِكَ هُمُ الْمُفْلِحُونَ “Alif-Lam-Mim. This is the Book (the Quran), whereof there is no doubt, […]

Craving for Wealth and Status

The Messenger of Allah ﷺ used to say: «اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ عِلْمٍ لا يَنْفَعُ، وَدُعَاءٍ لا يُسْمَعُ، وَقَلْبٍ لا يَخْشَعُ، وَنَفْسٍ لا تَشْبَعُ، اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَؤُلاءِ الأَرْبَعِ» “O Allah I seek refuge with you from knowledge that does not benefit, from a du’aa which is not answered, from a heart […]

Protection of the Ummah: Today’s Leaders and Leaders of the Past

The Human Rights Watch published on 18th May 2018 that the Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, apologized to the families of civilians which were killed and injured through the attack on 2th April in Dasht-e Archi Kunduz province, where Afghan Air Force helicopters fired heavy machineguns and launched unguided rockets at an outdoor religious ceremony, attended […]

Liberal Societies Remain Confused About the Rights of Women, Homosexuals and the Unborn Foetus

On 25th of May, Ireland voted in a referendum to overturn a constitutional ban on aborting the unborn fetus. The Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, celebrated the result saying that the Irish public “trust and respect women to make their own decision and choices.” The anti-abortion campaign spokesman declared that “the unborn child no longer […]

Muslim Unity

Visiting Masjid al Haraam, I decided to sit down and reflect on why this beautiful structure is the epicentre of Islam. Many of the crucial and milestone events from the life of the Prophet ﷺ and our religion took place in Makkah. The question which I kept asking myself was, “Why did Allah decide to […]

Democracy Produces Traitors While Khilafah Produces Sincere Leadership

In an interview to Dawn Newspaper on Friday 11th May 2018, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader expressed concern over country’s relative isolation in world community and apparent non-acceptance of its narrative on terrorism by the world powers. “We have isolated ourselves. Despite giving sacrifices, our narrative is not being accepted. Afghanistan’s narrative is being […]

The Westphalian Nation State System is A Tool for Colonialist Domination of Other States

The present state system was imposed on the whole world by the European countries and originated from the strife of the Christian Reformation. It reflected some of the salient features of the modern capitalist system, particularly the principle to compromise. Compromise was not achieved before there was a lot of blood spilt and Europe passed […]

Q&A: Al-Qaffal al-Marwazi Sheikh Al-Kharasaniyin

Question:                                                                Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, It came in the book, The Islamic Personality, Volume I under the title “The Decline of Islamic Jurisprudence” p. 392: “…the likes of al-Qaffal were advocating the closing of the door of Ijtihad.” I have searched for this scholar but I have found only two who I have […]

Who are the Muttaqeen: The Beloved of Allah (swt)?

Allah (swt) says, يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you that you may become Al-Muttaqun (the ones with Taqwa (piety)).” [Al-Baqara: 183]

Capitalism Breeds Fake and Counterfeit Goods

Tanzania and international media outlets reported on the allegation made by Wawi MP, Ahmed Ngwali, on May 11, 2018 in the National Assembly that the government has failed miserably to prevent the importation of fake goods. He further pointed his fingers towards security apparatus saying that without their participation this importation would be incredible difficult.

Q&A: Possessed (Mas) by Shaytan, Envy (Hasad) and the Evil Eye (Al-‘Ain)

aQuestion: Bismillah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem My Honourable Respected Brother, Ameer of Hizb ut Tahrir, May Allah protect you. Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh Allah (swt) says: وَاتَّبَعُواْ مَا تَتْلُواْ الشَّيَاطِينُ عَلَى مُلْكِ سُلَيْمَانَ وَمَا كَفَرَ سُلَيْمَانُ وَلَـكِنَّ الشَّيْاطِينَ كَفَرُواْ يُعَلِّمُونَ النَّاسَ السِّحْرَ… “And they followed [instead] what the devils had recited during the reign of […]

The Call to Accept a Civil State is a Misleading Call to Accept a Secular State and a Failed Call to Exclude Islam from Politics and the State

The Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Musa Maaytah, called on “Islamist and other political parties and movements to embrace civil statehood in realistic and practical terms, rather than as a tactic, and to adopt the principle of renewal and reform and develop a political thought based on separation between Da’wa and politics”. This came […]