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An Open Letter to the Mufti and Scholars in the Sultanate of Oman

To Muslim scholars in the Sultanate of Oman, especially the Grand Mufti Ahmad bin Hamad al-Khalili, Assalam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuh, Muslim reported in his Sahih in the chapter: “The virtue of the people of Oman” from Abu al-Wa’dh’ Jabir ibn Amr al-Rasibi: I heard Abu Barzah say: The Messenger of Allah sent a […]

Sincere Guardians for Islam

Since the destruction of the Khilafah (Caliphate) on 28 Rajab 1342 Hijri, corresponding to 3 March 1924 CE, Muslims have suffered great oppression at the hands of the current rulers. These rulers pay lip service to Islam, whilst ruling by man-made laws, even though Allah (swt) said, وَمَنْ لَمْ يَحْكُمْ بِمَا أَنزَلَ اللَّهُ فَأُوْلَئِكَ هُمْ […]

Tafseer of Surah Al-Baqarah Verse 188

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: وَلاَ تَأْكُلُوا أَمْوَالَكُمْ بَيْنَكُمْ بِالْبَاطِلِ وَتُدْلُوا بِهَا إِلَى الْحُكَّامِ لِتَأْكُلُوا فَرِيقًا مِنْ أَمْوَالِ النَّاسِ بِالإِثْمِ وَأَنْتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ “And do not consume one another’s wealth unjustly or draw it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]