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IUMS' Statement on Israel's Aggression on Al-Ibrahimi Mosque

Sun, 03/07/2010 - 19:40
The International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) observes with ultimate solicitude and profound concern what the extremist Zionist government set out two days ago of proclaiming the noble Al-Ibrahimi Mosque one of the Jewish heritage sites. This step serves as a new proof of the genuine intention of that usurper state to gain full control over historical Palestine, using negotiations and the so-called "peace process" as an artifice to influence the international public opinion through manifesting Israel as a state looking for peace and also deluding the Muslims, the Arabs, and the Palestinians — for, unfortunately, some of them are still unsuspicious of the so-called "peace process" — through endless negotiations.

Conditions of Using Light Where Adhan Is Banned

Thu, 03/04/2010 - 18:30
Some Muslims suggested the use of green rays to be sent out of the mosques' minarets at the times of Prayer along with the inside Adhan. How do you ...

Martyr Operations Carried Out by the Palestinians

Thu, 03/04/2010 - 18:19
Are operations carried out by Palestinians considered suicidal acts and not a kind of jihad? Are these acts are martyr operations and a kind of striving ...

Qawamah: Men's Caretaking of Women

Thu, 03/04/2010 - 18:14
The notion and term of qawamah (caretaking) is highly significant to each Muslim family and society. However, it has been misinterpreted by many people. Below is an attempt to shed light on that term according to Qur'an exegetes. The main focus will be on the exegesis of the following Qur'anic verse in which ...

Martyr Operations or Terrorism

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 18:59
Islam dignifies man as a human being, safeguards his rights and protects his honor. Fiqh or Islamic jurisprudence is the first jurisprudence all over the world which really presents local and international legislative codes for human relations both in war and peace times...

Prophet Muhammad: the Hospitable

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 18:57
Hospitality is a key Islamic value that was taught by the noble Prophet, Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him). Entertaining a guest hospitably is a way of showing love, kindness, and respect toward him or her. Prophet Muhammad is reported to have said, "Whoever believes in Allah...

The Case for the Gold Dinar and Islamic Complementary Currencies

Wed, 03/03/2010 - 18:56
According to the Sunnah, money must possess an intrinsic value, i.e., the value of the money, whatever that value might be, and regardless of changes in ...

On the Sunnah (10+ Fatwas)

Tue, 03/02/2010 - 17:16
Sunnah, literally, means a way or path to follow. So, the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad is his way that his followers ought to follow. This folder, one of...

How to Live the Sunnah? (Tell Us)

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 14:50
In the commemoration of Prophet Muhammad's (peace and blessings be upon him) birthday, a Muslim should think whether or not he or she leads his or her...

Beauty and Love in the Prophet's Life

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 14:48
Despite the copious volumes written by various authors about Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him), the clear and pure stream of his traits...

Mourning: Innovated Practices

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 14:47
The prescribed period of mourning for the dead in Islam is three days, as reported in a number of well-attested traditions from the Prophet. The only...

Keys to Happiness (Flash)

Mon, 02/22/2010 - 13:57
Happiness is the only goal on earth that all people without exception are seeking to attain. Believers and unbelievers alike seek to be happy, but each party is using different methods. However, only believers can achieve genuine happiness, and all forms of happiness attained through other...

How Will You Celebrate the Prophet's Birthday?

Sun, 02/21/2010 - 15:30
Approaching is the day on which the sun of guidance and mercy rose. On that day, the noblest of all creation was born. Almighty Allah sent him to drive...

Use of Rays to Announce Prayer: Permissible?

Sun, 02/21/2010 - 15:25
The Adhan is certain words said loudly at the time of obligatory Prayers to inform people that the Prayer is due, and that they have to come to the mosque. It is purely an act of worship, and nothing cannot take its place, and if it happens, it is

On the Prophet's Birthday (10+ Fatwas)

Sun, 02/21/2010 - 15:14
Our love of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) must be expressed without any taint of shirk (disbelief). In fact, celebrating the great life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) will go a long way in uniting Muslims together on...

In the Material Balance

Thu, 02/18/2010 - 15:38
There is always a conflict within one's inner being between what is spiritual and moral and what is physical and material. Victory is mostly secured for...

Blood Donation: Any Reward?

Thu, 02/18/2010 - 14:05
The human body is a trust for which man is responsible, and therefore it is impermissible to tamper with it. Thus, all the divine laws prohibited killing and suicide and whatever leads to them...

Authenticity in Islamic Finance

Thu, 02/18/2010 - 14:02
The way the Islamic financial system has progressed so far is only partly, but not fully, in harmony with the Islamic vision. It has not been able to come out of the straitjacket of conventional finance. The use of equity and profit-and-loss-sharing (PLS) modes has been scant, while that…

The Dangers of Narrow-Mindedness

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 14:15
Narrow-mindedness is defined as "lacking tolerance or not having the mental faculty to see beyond the superficial and recognize the underlying truth...

The Prophet's Methods of Education

Wed, 02/17/2010 - 13:50
Almighty Allah has chosen the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) to be an ideal example for all Muslims to follow. In this context, Allah Almighty says, (Verily in the Messenger of Allah ye have a good example)