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The Ruling on Reading the Books of Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen- Shaikh Muqbil ibn Haadi al-Waadi’ee

Question: Some brothers, may Allah guide them, speak about the explanations of Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen. So what is your opinion about his explanations and what is your advice to these youth? Answer: “In reality, I did not read anything from the books of the Shaikh. However, I read a little from his explanation of Aqeedatul Waasitiyyah and I was amazed…

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Can an Athar Contain What a Hadith Cannot [i.e. of Weakness]- Shaikh Muqbil ibn Haadi al-Wadi’ee

Question: Can an Athar [narration] Contain What a Hadith Cannot [i.e of Weakness]? Answer: “No, it is necessary for it to be established. An athar leads to things and our Scholars have not ceased to speak about some narrations that they have routes that are weak. Allahu Mustaan. Whoever claims a separation [between a Hadith and Narration] then upon him…

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What to Do When the Imam Elongates the Salutation? – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: In some Masaajid, the Imam elongates the salutations [tasleem]. Should the one following the Imam wait until he finishes or what does he do? Answer: “No doubt he waits until he finishes. However, the Imam should not elongate it. If he elongates, then it is necessary to wait [until he finishes]”. [Sharh Sunan Tirmidhi no. 48] Translated by Faisal…

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Is it Allowed to Shorten the Fast if the Day is Long?

There has been discussion in the media recently, about the length of the fast this Ramadan and whether or not Muslims in the West should break their fast early (that is before sunset). In response to this claim, I present the fatwa of Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen rahimahallah discussing when to break the fast when the sun sets late. Shaikh Ibn…

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The Ruling on Speaking Bad About a Specific Country and It’s People – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: Does speaking about a people or a specific people of a land with what they dislike considered backbiting? Answer: “This is backbiting no doubt because a person himself would not love anyone speaking about the people of his land or dispraise the people of his land because he is one of them”. [Sharh Sunan Abi Dawood no. 557] Translated…

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