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Eid Mubarak!

Announcement of the New Moon of Shawwal for the Year 1438 AH and Congratulations On the Occasion of the Blessed Eid ul-Fitr Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, La Ilaha Ila Allah, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Wa lilah Alhamd Praise be to Allah and peace and blessings be on the Messenger of Allah and upon […]

Q&A: Who is Zakat paid to in the Absence of the Islamic State?

Question:                                                                Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, O our Sheikh, there is a disagreement; to whom the Zakat should be paid? Is it to the government while it is known that it does not spend it in its allocated expenditures, or is it distributed to the poor (Al-Fuqaraa) and the paupers (Al-Masakeen)? Please clarify with […]

Zakaat-ul-Fitr

It is also called ‘Sadaqat-ul-Fitr’; the two names have appeared in the Noble Ahaadeeth and become widespread in the books of Fiqh. Sadaqat-ul-Fitr or Zakaat-ul-Fitr is a Zakaah like the other obligatory Zaakawaat and it is a type from amongst the types of Zakaah and has therefore been placed by the Fuqahaa in the chapter […]

Making Sense of Qatar

On Monday 5 June 2017, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE severed their diplomatic relations with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism. In addition, the states announced that they were suspending air, sea, and land transport with Qatar, while Qatari citizens were required to return home within two weeks. US President Donald Trump rubber […]

Cholera in Yemen is One of the Epidemics of the Kaffir West and its Oppressive Assistants

In just five weeks, the number of deaths in Yemen due to the cholera epidemic has risen to more than 600, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report, and children account for 40 percent of all deaths due to the epidemic, with an average of four children dying each day. According to the UNICEF […]

Abu Bakr Siddiq: Supporter of Islam and Muslims

Indeed, Allah (swt) has imposed laws for the changing of societies, laws which cannot be contradicted, and amongst these laws is His (swt) saying:  إِنَّ اللَّهَ لَا يُغَيِّرُ مَا بِقَوْمٍ حَتَّى يُغَيِّرُوا مَا بِأَنْفُسِهِمْ “Indeed Allah does not change that which is in the people until they change with is within themselves.” (Surah Ar-Ra’ad 12:11) […]

“If you feel pain, they too are feeling it just as you are, but you hope for something from Allah which they cannot hope for. Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.”

إِنْ تَكُونُوا تَأْلَمُونَ فَإِنَّهُمْ يَأْلَمُونَ كَمَا تَأْلَمُونَ وَتَرْجُونَ مِنَ اللَّهِ مَا لَا يَرْجُونَ وَكَانَ اللَّهُ عَلِيمًا حَكِيمًا “If you feel pain, they too are feeling it just as you are, but you hope for something from Allah which they cannot hope for. Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.” (An-Nisaa’: 104) The battalions in the city of Daraa, […]

Q&A: The Political and Economic Crisis between Trump and Europe, Especially Germany

Question: The political and economic crisis between Trump and Europe, especially Germany, has recently escalated. Although Trump’s escalation was expected to be limited to the electoral phase, as is usually the case with the candidates in the West, but he continued to escalate the crisis after he took office. What are the reasons for this? […]

Tawakkul – Absolute Trust in Allah

قُل لَّن يُصِيبَنَا إِلاَّ مَا كَتَبَ اللّهُ لَنَا هُوَ مَوْلاَنَا وَعَلَى اللّهِ فَلْيَتَوَكَّلِ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ “Say, “Never will we be struck except by what Allah has decreed for us; He is our protector.” And upon Allah let the believers rely.” (Tawbah 51) وَتَوَكَّلْ عَلَى الْعَزِيزِ الرَّحِيمِ “And rely upon the Exalted in Might, the Merciful.” (Shu’ara […]

Drawing Lessons from the Distinction of the Personalities of the Two Slaves: Bilal and Wahshi

Regardless of how much time has passed, some feelings and destinies resemble each other, for example, the destiny and feelings of the slaves from the time of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ and the destiny of some people whose behavior resembles that of slavery in today’s reality. Slaves from the past were captured by the influential […]

Radicalism, Fundamentalism, Extremism is Legal for the Kuffar But a Crime for Muslims

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and US President Donald Trump inaugurated the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (GCCEI), a facility that will monitor “extremist messaging” in real time… The center — named “Etidal,” or “moderation” —is established under international cooperation to confront and prevent extreme ideologies by monitoring and analyzing them, and to […]

Announcing Two Occasions: The Beginning of the Blessed Month of Ramadan, and the Launch of Al Waqiyah Television Channel

I seek refuge in Allah from the accursed Shaytan شَهْرُ رَمَضَانَ الَّذِيَ أُنزِلَ فِيهِ الْقُرْآنُ هُدًى لِّلنَّاسِ وَبَيِّنَاتٍ مِّنَ الْهُدَى وَالْفُرْقَانِ فَمَن شَهِدَ مِنكُمُ الشَّهْرَ فَلْيَصُمْهُ وَمَن كَانَ مَرِيضًا أَوْ عَلَى سَفَرٍ فَعِدَّةٌ مِّنْ أَيَّامٍ أُخَرَ يُرِيدُ اللّهُ بِكُمُ الْيُسْرَ وَلاَ يُرِيدُ بِكُمُ الْعُسْرَ وَلِتُكْمِلُواْ الْعِدَّةَ وَلِتُكَبِّرُواْ اللّهَ عَلَى مَا هَدَاكُمْ وَلَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ “The month […]

Trump’s Visit to Riyadh

The US says it has signed deals worth more than $350bn with Saudi Arabia as Donald Trump begins his first foreign trip as president. The agreements included an $110bn arms deal, which the White House described as the single biggest in US history. On Sunday, Mr Trump will attend the Arab Islamic American Summit in […]

Islam should Shape our Thinking and Behaviour

Three suspects wanted to carry out an attack ‘out of a right-wing extremist conviction’ that would have implicated asylum seekers, prosecutors say. German police have detained a second soldier suspected of involvement in a plan by an army officer and a student to carry out an attack, possibly on politicians who do not oppose immigration, […]

“Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.”

وَلَا تَهِنُوا وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا وَأَنتُمُ الْأَعْلَوْنَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ “Do not give up and do not be downhearted. You shall be uppermost if you are believers.” (Aali ‘Imraan, 3:139) The recent period has witnessed a host of bloody attacks that have led to the deaths of civilians, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, including many women and […]

Fasting is the Shield of the Believer and Khilafah is the Shield of the Ummah

O Muslims of Pakistan, the Pure, the Good! In the centuries of Islamic rule, after the era of RasulAllah ﷺ, the Khilafah state was a shield for the Ummah against her enemies. During Ramadhan itself, the Islamic Khilafah State mobilized the armed forces to achieve major victories, whilst facing formidable enemies. In Ramadhan 13 AH, […]

Prevent the Embroilment of Jordan in a US Dirty War in Syria

The heating of the border areas between Jordan and Syria by military tensions, which have become apparent in the military buildup, and in the conduct of surveillance missions with unmanned aircrafts and shooting them down, and in the car bombs explosions on the borders between the two countries, along with the raising tone in the […]

Afghanistan: 15 Years on

15 years after the US invaded Afghanistan and two years since the official end and withdrawal of US and coalition forces, Afghanistan remains marred in chaos and the US constructed architecture is struggling to survive. The Taliban continue to mount steady gains against the government in Kabul which, this week, saw them taking control of […]