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  • Conditions of trade transactions

    Recurrent are the conditions set by a seller or a buyer when concluding a trade transaction. Accordingly, it has become a necessity to study and tackle the different kinds of such conditions, pointing out the legal and the illegal ones among them. The scholars of Islamic Jurisprudence  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  them defined a condition (of a trade.. More

  • False Testimony

    Islam has come with the establishment of justice and prevention of injustice as one of its most manifest goals. Justice is the purpose for which Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam and all other Messengers, may Allah exalt their mention, were sent.Allah Says (what means):"We have already sent Our messengers with clear evidences and Sent.. More

  • The Islamic marriage contract

    Marriage in Islam is based on a contract between a man and woman intending to be unified in marriage. Thus, as in any contract in Islam, there are elements which are considered essential to its existence, called 'pillars', as well as the possibility of stipulations of different kinds, legal effects of the contract, etc. Each of these must be understood.. More

  • Why Drugs are Prohibited in Islam

    The objectives of Islam include preserving the religion and the human soul, honor, mind and wealth. Any substance or act that harms any of these five matters is considered unlawful in Islam. The enemies of Islam and humanity have fought against this religion, and have attempted to distance Muslims from their religion using different means. Allah The.. More

  • Wiping over the Khuffs

    Islam is a religion of easiness and simplicity, not difficulty and strictness; it decrees suitable rulings for each case, which ensure fulfilling legal purposes and duties with no difficulty. This applies to the rulings on ablution decreed by Almighty Allah. To illustrate, sometimes there is something covering the organs washed during ablution which.. More

  • Ingratitude towards parents

    {Say not to them a word of contempt, nor repel them, but address them in terms of honour.} [Quran 17:23] In Islam, it is obligatory for us to show kindness, respect, and obedience to our parents. The position of parents, and the mutual obligations and responsibilities, have been addressed in Islam in great detail. In fact, kindness and obedience is.. More

  • Riba (Usury) in Islam

    Definition: The word used for 'interest' in the Quran is Ar-Riba, an Arabic word which means 'excess.' In Sharee`ah (Islamic Law), it is the measure of excess in one thing when two things are exchanged in some bargain; or in the case of a loan, an increased amount of the loan at the time of its payment. In Islam, dealing with Riba is one of the.. More

  • Adoption in Islam

    According to the Sharee'ah (Islamic law), there is no legal adoption. It is prohibited for a person to legally adopt a son or a daughter of whom he is not the biological father. If a person adopts a son or daughter, the Sharee'ah will not confer on the adopted person the status or rights of a biological son or daughter. According to the Quran, one cannot.. More

  • Abandonment - II

    Abandoning the Disobedient and Heretical Innovators Abandoning the disobedient and disbelieving innovators is required at all times unless they repent and return to the truth. Whoever reveres an innovator in religion would thereby be contributing to the destruction of the religion. When a man of those who denied the divine decree entered a place where.. More

  • Abandonment - I

    The Muslim society is a harmonious one where love and unity prevail. The Sharee‘ah encourages everything that strengthens the spirit of brotherhood among members of this society and prohibits anything that may negatively affect this spirit. One of the negative morals that has been prohibited by Sharee‘ah is abandonment. The Meaning of Abandonment.. More

  • Who are the Mahrams of a Woman?

    When people distance themselves from the instructions of Islam and the rulings of religion -- especially those which guard chastity and the ‘Awrah (parts of the body that must be covered), prevent mixing of progeny and other immoral acts -- they fall into the pit of vice and immorality. This is encouraged by the enemies of Islam who try to control.. More

  • The Concise Presentation of the Fiqh of the Sunnah and the Noble Quran

    There is no doubt that there is a considerable shortage in the books of Fiqh in the English language. The need is so big, almost any time an additional book found its way to the market, it became an immediate success. This should not, however, be construed to mean that Fiqh is an easy subject to write about. On the contrary, the books of Fiqh are not.. More

  • The Salam (Sale of Payment in Advance)

    The salam is payment in advance with delaying the receipt of the sold item. The Muslim faqihs (jurists), may Allah have mercy on them, define the salam as: “A contract according to which the price of a clearly defined item is paid in advance at the place of concluding the contract, and the sold item is to be received later.” This kind of.. More

  • Consumption of intoxicants & drugs: an Islamic perspective

    The young Muslims of today are facing an ever-increasing number of dilemmas. One of these is drugs. What does Islam have to say about it? How should Muslims regard drugs? To know this, we must see what the Quran and the Sunnah (prophetic tradition) say regarding intoxicants and narcotics. Allah Almighty states in the Noble Quran what means: "O.. More

  • Bribery Leads to Corruption and Destruction

    If bribery spreads throughout a society, it will undoubtedly be corrupt and doomed to destruction. Man undertook the Trust that was offered to the heavens and the earth but they refused to bear it. Hence, it is obligatory on man to observe this Trust in the most perfect way that is required of him in order to win the pleasure of Allah The Almighty and.. More