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For those Who Doubt the Existence of Ya’juj and Ma’juj Claiming the Entire World has Been Explored – Shaikh al-Albani

Shaikh al-Albani (d. 1420 H.) —may Allah have mercy upon him—said: “[Allah says]: حَتَّىٰ إِذَا فُتِحَتْ يَأْجُوجُ وَمَأْجُوجُ وَهُم مِّن كُلِّ حَدَبٍ يَنسِلُونَ “Until, when Ya’juj and Ma’juj (Gog and Magog) are let loose (from their barrier), and they swiftly swarm from every mound” [21:96] No doubt Imaan in a people known as Ya’juj and Ma’juj is from the authentic,…

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The Ruling on Using Intrauterine Devices (IUD) For Women

An Intrauterine Device (IUD), or (اللَوْلَب) in Arabic, is a type of modern birth control method. The IUD is a ‘T’-shaped device that is inserted into the woman’s uterus and prevents pregnancy by stopping sperm from fertilizing a woman’s eggs. It is a form of long-acting reversible contraception, meaning it is effective in preventing pregnancy for a long period without…

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The Ruling on Using Snapchat Filters Which Distort the Image of a Person – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzaan

Question: What is the ruling on changing the face of a person, that is: his image, via the app Snapchat and it has become widespread among the youth? May Allah reward you with good. Answer: “This is prohibited and from the plot of Shaytan. He promised that, when Allah cursed him and distanced him [from the Paradise], he (Iblis) said:…

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On Marrying One’s First Cousin in Islam

In relation to marrying first-cousins in what is referred to as consanguineous marriages, then it is an issue often raised against the Muslims. In many Muslim cultures, it is not uncommon for a man to marry his first cousin. However, a number of scientific reports highlight that marrying first cousins leads to children being born with birth defects [https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leeds-23183102]. Not…

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