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The Objectives of Fasting

In this partial translation of Maqāṣid al-Ṣawm (The Objectives of Fasting), Shaykh Abu Rumaysah Refi Shafi shares a number of key insights into Ramadan.

The English Qur’an: Review of a Landmark Conference

Seven scholars and prominent Qur'an translators came together to speak about their experiences whilst translating the Qur'an, for an evening Dr Mariam Salim will always remember.

They don’t know the REAL Sayyid Qutb | Dr Adil Salahi | Unscripted #59

On today’s Unscripted podcast we have the rare privilege of speaking to someone who knew the REAL Sayyid Qutb and his philosophy.

Protect Allah, Allah Will Protect You

Ibn Rajab on the Protection of Allāh In His Book, Allāh (subḥānahu wa taʿālā) has informed us that He is the Protector of the believers and that He protects the righteous; subsumed by this is the fact that He safeguards what is good for them both in this life and

Verdict concerning coalition against “ISIS”

The following article does not necessarily represent Islam21c but rather it is a translation for information purposes of a statement given by the Muslim Scholars Association, representing more than 110 scholars from over 30 countries.  Scholars’ Statement Surrounding the International Coalition in Iraq and Syria In the name of Allāh,

Fleeing to prayer during testing times

The situation of the Ummah today necessitates that we remind ourselves of some important and beneficial reminders that will help us in our situation and relieve us from the resultant grief and concerns that we suffer from. We may also suffer from personal problems that also require a similar remedy.

The ‘Caliphate’ of al-Baghdadi – Announcement from Syrian Scholars

The following is an approximate translation of a statement released by Hay'at al-Shām al-Islāmiyyah, the Islamic Sham Association. It is an independent body that carries out various relief and educational work which also includes a fatwa and research department to issue fatwas concerning Syrian affairs. Its members include a number of

Asia Current Affairs Politics 6 Min Read

A Letter from the Terrorised Muslims of Sri Lanka

A Letter from the Muslims of Sri Lanka – after Buddhist Mob’s Terrorism and Devastation To those who are concerned about the Muslims of Sri Lanka, May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon you. We, the Muslims of Sri Lanka would like to give you a brief overview

Iraq: People’s Revolution or Terrorist Takeover?

Below is a translation from almoslim.com summarising some guidelines that the Association of Muslim Scholars of Iraq have given to the rebels involved in liberating some northern areas of Iraq.  It is sad to see such a profound difference between the way recent events have been reported in the western media

Asia Current Affairs India Politics Special 5 Min Read

India’s murderous new ruler gains Obama’s blessing

According to a statement issued by the U.S. State Department on May 16th 2014, the United States has welcomed the success of the new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stating that U.S President Barack Obama will work to establish close communication with him when he composes his government and assumes