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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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The Ruling on Leaving of the Tashdeed When Reciting al-Fatiha

As for leaving off the tashdeed while reciting Surah al-Fatiha, then some of the Scholars hold the opinion that the Fatiha does not count. Shaikh Ibn ul-‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy upon him) said: “His (the author’s) statement: “Or leaves off tashdeed” that is: leaves tashdeed in a letter from al-Fatiha and he recites it unstressed , such as reciting…

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Why do Some Ahaadith Which Report a Single Incident Have Different Wordings? – Imam as-San’aani

Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked about the reasons for the different wordings of Ahaadith which report a single incident. So he responded with a work entitled:  (رسالة في اختلاف ألفاظ الحديث النبوي) The Treatise on the Differences in the Wordings of the Prophetic Hadith In summary, Imam as-San’aani (may Allah have mercy upon him) argues…

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