Question: As-Salam Alaikum, I am an Egyptian, and this is the first time I visit your website. I am confused about some previous information, and when I read your answers to some of the questions, more confusions surfaced, so will you have patience and hear them out, thank you. “Both Hadiths are not free of […]
Astronomers have recently reported, after modelling images collected over 20 years by the Hubble Space Telescope, that there are over 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, up to 20 times more than previously thought. The research, which was published in the Astronomical Journal, is considered the most comprehensive ever. It also highlighted, that due to […]
Global Demographic Decline All the research in the last few decades accepted that the world was facing a severe population explosion. Uncontrolled population growth would outstrip scarce resources and devastate the environment. More people would require more resources in the form of food and energy, which in turn would lead to a rise in global […]
In a recent congressional hearing, in front of the US foreign relations committee, Daniel Markey from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) made a number of telling remarks. In his hearing titled ‘Pakistan: Challenges for U.S. Interests’, he outlined the vulnerability and reliance of the US military on Pakistan. He highlighted, “Pakistan […]
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Question: As-Salam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuhu, What is the ruling on participating in the municipality (council) elections? From Anas Zain
There they stood with the Red Sea in front of them and the Pharaoh and his ferocious army behind them. The deep sensation of doom fell upon them and their Iman was tested. قالَ أَصحابُ موسىٰ إِنّا لَمُدرَكونَ قالَ كَلّا ۖ إِنَّ مَعِيَ رَبّي سَيَهدينِ “The companions of Musa cried, ‘We are doomed!’ Musa replied, […]
Polluted air is a “public health emergency”, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, adding that 9 out of 10 people globally breathe bad air that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year.
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:
The head of the Fatwa council, Mufti Ghinadin, on the day of the Russian parliamentary elections, called upon all Muslims to display their ‘patriotism’ and fulfil their “religious obligation”. This was in the case where the Council for giving Fatwas in Russia webpage published the following: “The head of the Muslims in Russia reiterated in […]
It was not at all surprising to read the preposterous and at the same time ludicrous arguments made by Chetan in his blog article in Times of India dated August 6, 2016, entitled “How to tackle radical Islam: The more we have dictatorships in the name of religion the more global terrorists will persist.” Just […]
According to the news published by UN News Centre, at the UN summit held on 19 September 2016, world leaders adopt bold plan to enhance protections for refugees and migrants. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Member States saying: “Today’s Summit represents a breakthrough in our collective efforts to address the challenges of human mobility.” He […]
Question: Assalamu Alaikum WA Rahmatulah Wa Barakatuhu, This is an observation on the Admin page: the word “La zal” (which means “still is”) is not to be used in the present tense, as for being used in the past tense, its meaning becomes “a duaa for not perishing” and it is a common mistake…what is […]
إِنَّا نَحْنُ نُحْيِي الْمَوْتَى وَنَكْتُبُ مَا قَدَّمُوا وَآَثَارَهُمْ وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ أحْصَيْنَاهُ فِي إِمَامٍ مُبِينٍ “Verily we shall give life to the dead, and we record that which they send before and that which they leave behind, and of all things have we taken account in a clear book.” (Yasin, 36:12)
On September 18, the UN General Assembly will bring together member states for the first ever Summit on Refugees and Migrants. An already-released draft declaration enshrining the outcomes promises a more coordinated, humane and responsive approach to people on the move. However, its lofty aims are contradicted by the practices of many of the states […]
Allah Almighty says: وَلِلّهِ عَلَى النَّاسِ حِجُّ الْبَيْتِ مَنِ اسْتَطَاعَ إِلَيْهِ سَبِيلاً “Hajj to the House is a duty owed to Allah by all mankind – those who can find a way to do it.” (Al-i-Imran: 97)
Question: Assalamu Alaikum our honorable Sheikh, It was mentioned in the book of The System of Islam (on page 11, Arabic Edition) as follows: “…because his understanding of the organization of man’s instincts and organic needs is liable to disparity, differences, contradiction…” It is my understanding that the terms disparity (Tafawot) and difference (Ikhtilaf) were […]
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَطِيعُوا اللَّـهَ وَأَطِيعُوا الرَّسُولَ وَأُولِي الْأَمْرِ مِنكُمْ فَإِن تَنَازَعْتُمْ فِي شَيْءٍ فَرُدُّوهُ إِلَى اللَّـهِ وَالرَّسُولِ إِن كُنتُمْ تُؤْمِنُونَ بِاللَّـهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الْآخِرِ ذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ وَأَحْسَنُ تَأْوِيلًا “O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. And if you disagree over anything, refer it to […]
1. The Takbeer The Takbeer is Sunnah Mustahabbah in the days of Tashreeq as Allah سبحانه وتعالى says: وَاذكُرُوا اللَّهَ في أَيّامٍ مَعدوداتٍ “And remember Allah during the appointed Days” (Al-Baqarah, 2:203) These appointed days are the days of Tashreeq (The days of Hajj) and this was mentioned by Ibn ‘Abbaas (ra) as reported by […]
Mus’ab Ibn Sa’d narrated from his father (ra) that he said: “I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, which people are most severely put to trial?’ He said: «الأَنبياءُ ثمَّ الأَمثلُ فالأَمثلُ؛ يُبتلَى الرَّجلُ علَى حسَبِ دينِهِ، فإن كانَ في دينِهِ صلبًا اشتدَّ بلاؤُهُ، وإن كانَ في دينِهِ رقَّةٌ ابتليَ علَى قدرِ دينِهِ»، “The Anbiyaa’ […]
On the 2nd day of Hajj, the 9th Dhul Hijjah, The Day of Arafat, millions of pilgrims set out for the plains of Arafat after sunrise to attend the Khutba of Arafat and prayer their Zuhr & Asr salat combined as was the Sunnah of Rasool Allah ﷺ. Thereafter they engage in supplication to Allah […]
Whenever the word of Nussrah (Support) is mentioned it comes to our mind as Muslims that its related actions were carried out by RasulAllah ﷺ himself with respect to the Arab tribes, asking them for protection, strength and support, as stated in his ﷺ Seerah (biography). So, what exactly is the meaning of Nussrah? Who […]
The true power of Hajj has been lost. What would we say to Allah about what we did to find it? Allah سبحانه وتعالى built the foundations of the Islamic society on solid grounds. He started with the individual and nurtured in them the iman and taqwa as the foundations of their personality لَعَلَّكُم تَتَّقُون […]
Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, It was mentioned in the book of The Islamic Personality Vol. III under the subject of Qiyas (Analogy) in conditions pertaining the Asl (origin), the third condition: that the evidence indicating the ruling of the original matter (al-Asl) should not be addressing the new (al-Far’) matter … And, […]
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This is an extract from the book “Al Jaami’u li Ahkaam is Siyaam” (A complete guide to the rules of fasting) by Sheikh Abu Iyaas Mahmood bin Abdul-Lateef bin Mahmood (‘Uwaydhah). Please note this is a draft translation from Arabic. If any confusion arises from the translation, then please refer to the original book.
Every few months in the UK, news reports talk about the new record high for the number of prisoners in UK jails. In my living memory, I am not aware of the prison population ever going down. Indeed the high rate of reoffending is something politicians, thinkers and think thanks seem to never be able […]
Examples of sacrifice in the pursuit of the re-establishment of the Khilafah (Caliphate) on the Method of the Prophethood are not uncommon in our age and are found throughout the Muslim world. Over many decades, many have given great sacrifice, up to and including martyrdom at the hands of the tyrants. It is such sacrifice […]
Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, There is a question I would like to ask you which is related to the science of Hadith: Scholars defined Hadith Sahih as that: “The Isnad [chain of transmission] of the hadith continues through the transmission of a trustworthy (‘adl) and accurate (dhabit) narrator from someone similar to […]
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.