Category Archives: Governance

Secularism and Anti-Theism

Every one of you is a shepherd and responsible for his flock By Imam `Abdullah An-Nuri [1] The Missionaries of Secularism and Anti-Theism have waged war against us with their astrayness and they have found in our youth acceptance of their … Continue reading

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Staying in a Corrupt Society; Kissing Women as a Greeting

A marja` was asked the following question: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I am a young man that has been residing in Spain for a quite a fear years. It is a longstanding custom in this land that when … Continue reading

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Businesses Avoiding Justified Taxes

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum, We live in a European country that has value taxes that are very high. Keeping this in mind, what is the ruling on Muslims here that evade paying the complete … Continue reading

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A Wife Serving the Parents of the Husband

The following question was asked of a marja`: As-Salaamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullah, The wife in the Revealed Law is not responsible for serving the parents of the husband but the husband is responsible for serving his parents. There is the … Continue reading

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Rulings that Appear Islamic But Actually Serve the West

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم   By Imam Muḥammad Saʿīd Ramaḍān al-Būṭī[1]  Translated by Mahdi Lock   I don’t know of any matter in the religion that provokes more awe in the soul when it is approached and is more conducive … Continue reading

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Several Jumu`ah Prayers Due to Lack of Space

The following enquiry was made by the marja` of Kuwait, Imam `Abdullah ibn Khalaf ibn Dahyan, to another marja`: There is a recorded statement by Imam Mansur al-Buhuti[1] in his Cliff Notes on the Uttermost Boundary[2] regarding the Jumu`ah prayer. … Continue reading

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Announcement: The Death of Imam Yasin At-Turki Al-Heeti

The Muslim World was recently greatly bereaved by the loss of one of the grand marja’ people of Iraq, namely, Imam Yasin ibn Turki ibn Jasim At-Turki Al-Heeti Al-Hanbali. The statement from Imam `Abdul Malik As-Sa`di, a close personal friend … Continue reading

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Specifying an Endowment

A question was put to the marja`: In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate My question is this: There is a piece of land that was given as an endowment, but we do not know the intention made … Continue reading

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The Islamic State, Caliphate and Khilafah

A grand meeting was convened in Egypt – referred to as the Body of Religious Knowledge in Egypt for the Research into the Matter of the Khilafah and Preaching and the Meeting was for the entire Muslim world on behalf … Continue reading

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Sayyid Qutb and the Muslim Brotherhood

The Imam and Shaikh, Hasan Ma’mun,[1] head of Al-Azhar, made the following query to a marja`: What do we understand about Sayyid Qutb and his works, particularly Milestones (Ar. Ma`alam Fit-Tariq)? The answer given by the marja`, Imam Muhammad `Abdul … Continue reading

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