Islamic Research

Islam and Misogyny

Misogyny means: “Dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women” [http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/misogyny]. Unfortunately, many people claim Islam is a misogynistic religion and that Muslim women are oppressed. However, this claim is false and unjustified. Islam honors women and gives them their status. Prior to Islam, the polytheists of the Arab disliked girls and were sadden by their birth. Allah says:…

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The Ruling on Braces – Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen

Question: What is the ruling on braces? Answer: “Braces are of two types: First type: if the purpose is to increase in beaut. Then this is haram and it is not allowed. The Prophet (ﷺ) cursed the المتفلجات للحسن المغيرات لخلق الله and those who create spaces between their teeth artificially to look beautiful, such ladies as change the features…

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The Ruling on Male Students Wearing Bracelets Made of String – Shaikh Falih al-Fawzan

Question: The wearing of bracelets on the hand that are made of string has spread among the male students at school. What is your opinion on that? Answer: “This is haram. This is imitating women. Wearing bracelets are specific to women so the men do not wear it. The Prophet  (ﷺ) cursed the men who imitate the women and women who imitate the…

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The Ruling On Government Loans With Low-Interest – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: We have in the country a governmental benefit which is providing monetary loans to the youth. These loans are repaid in installments with 1% interest? Answer: “Loans that are with interest are prohibited whether the interest is a little or a lot. Yes”. [Sharh Sunan Ibn Majah no. 292] Translated by Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan Abu Sulaymaan