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The Limitation is in the Minds of those who are leading the Fatwa Index and not on Muslim Girls

A number of Egyptian newspapers reported on Wednesday, 30/1/2019, what the World Fatwa Index issued on the marriage of minors, claiming that Hizb ut Tahrir restricted marriage to sexual relationship only, disregarding their psychological, health, mental and physical qualifications. The party criticized the opponents of marriage of the “minors”, who allow them to have sexual […]

The Transmutation of the Hijab from Islamic Obligation to Fashion Statement: The Disempowerment of the Muslim Woman

February 1st marked the annual ‘World Hijab Day’ where activities took place in dozens of countries to raise awareness amongst non-Muslims about the Hijab and what it represents. But perhaps this is also a good time for us as Muslim women to reflect on our view towards the Hijab and what this Islamic dress is […]

Just like the First, the Second Mini Budget is Inspired by the IMF Agenda of Exploiting Pakistan’s Economy for Colonialist Interests

The second mini-budget presented on 23 January 2019 is certainly not a cause for rejoicing and praise. The second mini-budget became a practical necessity because the regime strangled the economy so hard with taxation, in its first mini-budget, that the economy choked to the point that its ability to cough up tax revenues was itself […]

Government’s Economic Focus Will Ensure More Economic Misery because it is based on IMF Priorities, not Our Own

Whilst lamenting over three decades of economic failure, on 24 January 2019, the Finance Minister, Asad Umar, revealed the government’s economic focus on addressing, “budget deficit due to an imbalance between government expenditures and revenues, increasing trajectory of imports vis-a-vis exports, and an increase in investments.” Asad Umar further acknowledged on-going negotiations with the IMF […]

The Khilafah Alone Will Rescue Pakistan’s Economy from the Colonialist Trap of the Dollar Peg and Interest Based Loans

As the Muslims of Pakistan brace themselves for the next mini-budget on 23 January 2019, it is clear that the current economic system is the cause of ever worsening economic hardship faced by the masses. Under the current system, Pakistan’s currency is crippled by the dollar peg, which has been imposed by Western colonialists as […]

The 2019 Budget was Born from the Womb of the Capitalist System Its Legacy is only Poverty and Hardship of Living

At the beginning of every year, the government comes out with the so-called the budget of the new year, promising us with rosy hopes and aspirations to reform the situation and change the deteriorating conditions. But after a few days the situation worsens, the hardship worsens, and the people suffer. This scenario has been repeated […]

The New Budget in Jordan Impoverishes People

and its a Political Crime that Confirms the Regime’s Treachery and its Subordination to the Colonial Powers The Jordanian government presented the draft state budget law for the year 2019 to the House of Representatives. In their preliminary discussions, the MPs criticized the draft budget law for not touching the reality and its estrangement with […]

The State Leads the People to Destruction through the Riba-based Financing System

The State Leads the People to Destruction through the Riba-based Financing System and Cheats them for the Benefit of Banks by Scheduling and Prolonging Individuals’ Debts Al-Araby Al-Jadid (The New Arab) website reported, on Sunday 30/12/2018, under the title “Jordan … Warnings of new protests against high prices and fines” that according to recent data […]

Access to Justice in Britain is for the Privileged Few

The Guardian Newspaper reported that in Britain “The number of people receiving legal aid has fallen more than 80% in eight years. Critics say the result is unnecessary conflict and stress, and unsatisfactory justice. The Guardian investigation revealed that the cuts to legal aid have swamped the family courts with unrepresented litigants, discouraging many from […]

The Global Economy in a Flux

This article is an extract from the forthcoming, annual Khilafah.com report, Strategic Estimate 2019. The report assesses the state of the global balance of power and the key issues that will affect it and the emerging trends. The full report will be published around 1 January 2019 The global economy is changing as the economic […]

The Pension Regulations in Tanzania Reveals Capitalist Policies

Tanzania’s government has signed into law the Public Service Social Security Act 2018, which has resulted into chaos, frustrations, and more outcry among workers. The new Act joins all pension funds into two major entities; the Public Service Social Security Fund (PSSSF) and National Social Security Fund (NSSF), and introduced two new tricky benefits, the […]

The Khilafah Will Solve the Problems in Education by Tackling the Root, Not Grabbing at the Branches

One of the signs of a failed, neglectful system is that the crises become numerous, with the latest fiasco erupting over private education fees. The Supreme Court on 13 December 2018 ordered a 20 per cent decrease in fees charged by upscale private schools, and ordered them to return half the fees they had charged […]

Many Women Living in Liberal Democracies suffer from a double disadvantage of discrimination

On the 7th December 2018 the BBC published a news report outlining the double disadvantage of non-white women who experience lower wages than their male counterparts. The BBC sent freedom of information requests to 24 universities in the Russell Group of highly selective, research-based universities, and 22 responded.

Those Who Seem One of Us, are Spoiling Us

On the 84th anniversary of the women’s suffrage in Turkey, the minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk visited the mausoleum with female deputies, reeves, bureaucrats, academicians and female representatives of non-governmental organizations. Minister Selçuk wrote the following in the notebook: “Dear Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, we celebrate the 84th anniversary of […]

Growing New evidence of Women’s Equality and its Superficial Nature under Liberal Laws

In November and December 2018 there have been two significant studies that challenge the idea that women have equality and have progressed in their rights under Liberal Democratic Values. In a study entitled, “Why women have less power than you think” by Laura Jones for the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, the idea of more […]

Under the Name of Culture, Openness and Modernity, Shyness (Hayaa) is Being Undermined in the so-called Carthage Theater Festival

Billions are spent in a few days by the state to spread obscenity, destroy the high values and strike the beliefs instead of reviving the Ummah’s culture and introducing its men of Fuqaha’ (scholars), engineers, doctors and scientists like Al-Taher bin Ashour, Khader Hussein and Sheikh Zaghouani and Saheb Ettabaa’ and others…

Q&A: The Consequences of Deducting Part of the Employee’s Salary by the Employer and Adding a Part to it

Question: Assalamu Alaikium Sheikh، may Allah (swt) protect you and grant the victory through your hands… Ameen. In many Western countries we have a scheme called the Pension scheme. This is when the employee contributes a certain amount of his wage and gives it to the company he works for. The company also put in […]