Islamic Research

The Ruling on Animals in the Sea

Shaikh Zayad al-Wasaabi (may Allah preserve him) wrote: “There is no difference of opinion between the People of Knowledge regarding the permissibility of fish, in all of its types. The differing is in regards to what is besides that from that which lives in the sea: The first opinion: everything in the sea is permissible. This is the statement of…

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The Ruling on Cryptocurrencies – A Detailed Discussion -Shaikh Sulaymaan ar-Ruhayli

Shaikh Sulaymaan ar-Ruhayli (may Allah preserve him) said: “We will move on to something which has preoccupied the people in this time. An affair that has preoccupied the people and has trailed them a lot. It is what is called digital monies or electronic currencies. Before I speak about electronic currencies, I say, O brothers, in the technical terms present…

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Fatawa

The Ruling on Working in the Field of Journalism – The Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Ifta’

Question: I hope from your Eminence an answer to my question and guidance for what is best for my worldly life and hereafter. I am a employee in one of the media organizations which works in the field of journalism. That is: it produces issues and publishes newspapers and magazines specific to it. It also publishes newspapers and magazines for…

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The Ruling on Transliterations For Ahaadith, Supplications, and Adhkaar – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: What is the ruling on writing the texts of the Prophetic Ahaadith and Adhkaar in transliteration? Answer: “Translate it. [As for] translating its meaning, there is no harm. As for translating the texts in transliteration, then that cannot be done. This is because the ordering of words in Arabic is not like the ordering of words in other languages.…

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The Ruling on Photocopying a Book Which Has “All Rights Reserved” Written Inside of It – Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam

Question: A man photocopied a book which has “all rights reserved” [written] in it because he is not able to obtain a copy of the book which is available for sale. So what is the ruling on this action? Answer: “In relation to photocopying books which have “all rights reserved” [written] in them, then whoever needs a copy to benefit…

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The Recommendation of Having a Siwaak Next to You When You Sleep

On the authority of Ibn ‘Umar (may Allah be pleased with him): كَانَ لا يَنَامُ إِلا وَالسِّوَاكُ عِنْدَ رَأْسِهِ ، فَإِذَا اسْتَيْقَظَ بَدَأَ بِالسِّوَاكِ “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) did not sleep except the siwaak was at his head. When he woke up he would begin with the siwaak” [Reported by Ahmad and Ibn Nasr graded Hasan by Imam al-Albani…

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A Forgotten Sunnah: When the Mu’adhin says the Two Testimonies of Faith (in the Adhan), the listener says: “And I (too), and I (too)”

  A Forgotten Sunnah: When the Mu’adhin says the Two Testimonies of Faith (in the Adhan), the listener says: “And I (too), and I (too)” ‎عَنْ عَائِشَةَ، أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم كَانَ إِذَا سَمِعَ الْمُؤَذِّنَ يَتَشَهَّدُ قَالَ ‏ “‏ وَأَنَا وَأَنَا ‏ ‘A’ishah said that when the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) heard the Mu’adhain uttering the testimonties,…

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