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 […]
Questions: Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah Wa Barakatuhu our Ameer, may Allah elevate you and bring victory to this Ummah by your hands. If I may, I have two questions: The first: In your Answer to the Question to a brother regarding stocks, you said in the Answer: If you give authority to your mother who […]
Question: Assalam Alaikum. Should one wait for Khilafah to be re-established to ask for a death penalty? Assume that someone is living in a secular country, and he conducted a crime that is punishable by death under Shariah. If he wishes to be punished, is it correct, according to Shariah, if he asks for it […]
According to the Washington Post on 19th of June, the number of drug addicted women and children in Afghanistan has increased in the last years. In 2010, U.N. experts estimated that there were about 1 million regular drug users in Afghanistan, mostly using opium as “a kind of self-medication” against the hardships of life. They […]
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 […]
There is widespread momentous call for the divide and segregation of Muslims worldwide, their land, their resources, their belief and unity yet on the other hand is there is a rise is alliances and coalitions from Western nations and their agent regimes in their unity against the Ummah. A call for unity for the West […]
It is well known within the Ummah that when the following verse was revealed: وَقُل لِّلْمُؤْمِنَاتِ يَغْضُضْنَ مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِنَّ وَيَحْفَظْنَ فُرُوجَهُنَّ وَلَا يُبْدِينَ زِينَتَهُنَّ إِلَّا مَا ظَهَرَ مِنْهَا ۖ وَلْيَضْرِبْنَ بِخُمُرِهِنَّ “And they are not to show their charm except that which is apparent. And let them cover their chests and necks (Juyoob) with their […]
On 01 June, 2017, Bangladesh’s Finance Minister AMA Muhith has placed a Taka 4 trillion budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 in the parliament, relying mostly on VAT collections to cover a 35% growth in revenue earnings. The fact of the matter is that in the name of this so-called ‘development-heavy’ budget, money will be […]
There are at least 2,000 food banks operating in the UK, giving out emergency food parcels on a weekly basis to people in hardship, according to research that shines fresh light on the rapid growth of charity food provision in austerity Britain. (Independent Newspaper, 30 May 2017)
Capitalist Democratic System Discourages Local Production and Manufacturing in Pakistan Before the announcement of the Budget 2017-18, the Finance Minister of the Bajwa-Nawaz regime informed the nation of a 2% growth in the services sector, at the cost of industrial and agriculture sectors, within the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Thus, the share of the services’ […]
The World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts a global crisis with retirement. In the world, the deficit of retirement savings by 2050 will reach 428 trillion dollars. This is five times higher than the current level of the world’s annual GDP. The report of the WEF indicates that the coming crisis is associated with an increase […]
One of the biggest political developments for the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent after World War I was the Khilafat Movement. It was formed because it became reasonably clear that the losing powers would have their rulers deposed. In the case of the Ottoman State that meant the Sultan. It also meant in his case […]
Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh May Allah bless you our honorable Sheikh, and help you and grant you victory. I have questions about the concept of value. The value is the quantity of benefit present in a commodity, taking into account the element of scarcity. 1- What tools do I depend on as […]
There are always concerns that any system which does not have any checks and balances, the ruler is then left to do as he pleases. This can very quickly descend into a dictatorship and become oppressive for the people. Within the Islamic system due to the power that the Caliph is bestowed with, many feel […]
Question: Is it allowed for the Khilafah State, the coming soon by the permission of Allah (swt), to seek friends from Kafir states and to ally itself with some Kafir States, even if they are practically belligerent states, such as Germany, for the sake of convergence of interests so that the Khilafah can weaken and […]