Question: Assalamu Alaikum, A question received from one of the brothers named Mohsen al-Jadabi – Sana’a. The Prophet ﷺ said: «أي قرض جر منفعة فهو ربا» “Every loan which entails a benefit is usury”. The Ahadith defined that Riba takes place in gold and silver and some varieties (dates, raisins, wheat and barley). So, does […]
The adviser of President Beji Caid Essebsi, Saida Garrach, is not parted from claiming to advocate women and their issues, and she continues to lead the fierce media campaigns to promote the marriage of Muslim women to non-Muslims and pushes towards an illusionary equality in inheritance (contrary to the explicit Quran). Everyone has seen her […]
Question: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatulah Wa Barakatuh Our honourable Sheikh, can a man deny the lineage with his son if it is based on genetic (DNA) test? Barak Allah Feek From Najmeddine Khcharem
On 19th December, 2017, during delivering a lecture at Nurjahan Murshid and Professor Khan Sarwar Murshid Trust Fund at Dhaka, eminent economist and chairman of the Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD), and an independent thinktank, Rehman Sobhan, said that politics (in Bangladesh) has now turned out to be an extended part of business, and money […]
The U.N. War Crimes Court that prosecuted atrocities committed during the breakup of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, and put former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic on trial, closed its doors on Thursday after two decades. (Reuters)
Question by: SchukranJaan Bismillah Ar-Rahaman Ar-Rahim, Dear honourable Sheikh. We hope this finds you in the best health. We greet you with the warmest and noblest of all greetings:
Bloomberg reported a remarkably conservative headline today, 13th December, 2017: “Bitcoin’s 8.7% Decline Pales in Comparison to Record Run” and noted that now bitcoin was moving “closer to the mainstream through the introduction of futures.” From the same day, other headlines focused on either the risks of bitcoin: “Bitcoin Is History’s Biggest Bubble, Turkey’s Simsek […]
On the 4th of December, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, a British social policy research and development charity, published a report that revealed the shocking levels of poverty affecting the UK. It stated that more than 1 in 5 people (14 million) are now in poverty amid the worst decline for children and pensioners in decades. […]
In his speech to the Parliament on Wednesday, 25/10/2017, the First Vice President of the Republic, Prime Minister Bakri Hassan Saleh, acknowledged the government’s failure to address the economic crisis and called for a new school. He said: ” Despite the jurisprudence of the former schools of economy management, is still economic depression, so the […]
One in ten London families are relying on charity handouts to eat and food banks are facing unprecedented strain in the run-up to Christmas, new figures reveal. One in four London parents worry about being able to afford to feed their children, the research found, while almost one in five have to choose between heating their […]
Through the controlled flotation mechanism launched by Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, the prices of petrol and diesel have been raised at a fairly high rate within these couple of weeks. Expectedly, every time there is increase in oil prices there will be much reaction from the public. Despite these reactions, Malaysian […]
“The fight against terrorism is also about the fight for the rights and dignity of women,” said Laura Bush, former first lady, in a November 2001 White House radio address, one month after the United States invaded.
A few months ago, the municipality of Amsterdam announced that it will implement a gender-neutral communication policy, swapping ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in speeches and ‘dear sir/madam’ in letters to ‘best attendees’, or ‘dear resident’. The London underground also recently changed ‘ladies and gentlemen’ to ‘hello everyone’ in its announcements. The reason for this change is so […]
On the 21st November, the UK’s Channel 4 aired a documentary entitled, “The Truth About Muslim Marriage” in which it sought to undermine the Islamic Nikah contract by arguing that it does not protect the rights of Muslim women in marriage and that Muslims should be obliged to have a civil marriage recognized under British […]
The forum’s political and cultural context: We held this forum in the midst of a thick fog of deceit and deception aimed at the Ummah in general and her women in particular, amid glamorous and deceptive slogans (such as gender equality and the principle of equality in political positions) and amid broad liberal capitalist propaganda […]
Under Democracy, government institutions are hotbeds of corruption in Pakistan. According to the 2017 Transparency International report, Pakistan is the 116th most corrupt country out of 176 countries. According to the 23 May 2017 report of Khabrian Newspaper, members of the national and provincial assemblies, ministers and advisors from Sindh, including more than 100 bureaucrats […]
This week Turkey’s parliament approved a law to allow state-registered muftis – officials employed by the state’s Religious Affairs Directorate – to perform civil marriages that were previously administered only by municipal officials. Opposition parties, secular Kemalist women’s rights groups regard this as another blow to secularism and women’s rights under the so-called Islamist AKP. […]
Download the book The Transition Introductory Remarks In his tract on monetary reform, John Maynard Keynes referred to gold as a barbarous relic, whose rigidity had fettered the world from economic freedom and prosperity. He spoke at a time when the Occident were suffering from macroeconomic anaemia and were yearning for a solution. In sheer […]
The politicians have barely had time to take a breath after talking about further tightening of the Private School Law with the declared aim of “tightening the grip on Muslim private schools”, and now they have decided to ban the Muslim face-veil, while deceitfully presenting this ban as an extension of the existing law against […]
Some of those who missed the truth of Islam and the nature of its provisions say that “the Khilafah (Caliphate) will not come except at the hands of Imam Mahdi and it does not require doing any work.” In fact, this is a destructive and a misleading concept that had turned away many people from […]
Tunisian authorities have abolished a ministerial order banning the marriage of Muslim Tunisian women to non-Muslim men, presidency spokeswoman Saida Garrach said on Thursday.
“I don’t want this TEOG thing anymore and I find it wrong.” – Thus spoke Erdogan… The next day the Transition from Primary to Secondary Education (TEOG) examination was abolished.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said “I do not want TEOG (Transition from Primary to Secondary Education exam) anymore and I find it wrong. It needs to be removed. Did we come (arrive at this point) with TEOG? There wasn’t any TEOG at our time. You go to school, your grades are known during the […]
A decade on from the financial crisis – the lack of progress has demonstrated the fragility, not only of the financial sector, but of the system that governs it.
The monsoon season has arrived once again in South Asia, but the people are no more prepared than they were a year ago. Recent reports show that over 41 million people have been severely affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh and Nepal – with more than 1,200 dead and hundreds of thousands of homes destroyed. […]
The current war in Yemen is not a sectarian-driven conflict. Rather sectarianism is being used by western governments and their agent regimes in the Muslim world as a political tool to achieve their foreign policy aims in the country, in the same way it was used in the Iraqi and Syrian wars.
Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, at a meeting with members of the public in Dushanbe on July 11, 2017, called on Tajik women to give up Islamic clothing, arguing that hijab is supposedly an alien culture for Tajik women. “A limited circle of women and girls see religiosity not in the soul, but in appearance, dressing […]
The Secretary General of the Secretariat of Sudanese Working Abroad, Ambassador Karar al-Tuhami, said: “Not necessarily that the state is responsible for the employment of graduates”, he added: “The state is not a charitable organization, and the indicators of unemployment are not critical.” (Al-Jareeda Newspaper, Issue 2178, 23/07/2017).
Question: As Salaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuhu our honourable Sheikh, and warm greetings to you. I have a question regarding Zakat and debts, I hope you have the time to answer my questions. My father has a lot of debt. Now it is customary with us that we do not distinguish between the money […]
According to Reuters: A senior U.S. Republican senator predicted on Sunday that the Republican bill to roll back Obamacare would likely fail, adding to growing signs that the bill is in trouble. “My view is that it’s probably going to be dead,” Senator John McCain, a senior U.S. Republican, said on the CBS program, “Face […]