Fatawa

The Ruling on Congratulating Somone on Their Birthday Via Text Message – Shaikh Sa’ad ash-Shathari

Question: Congratulating a person on the day of their birthday via text message only and not having a party [for that occasion]. [Is that allowed?] Answer: “A birthday is a day a person should comfort/console himself because a year of his life has passed. Following that, he should be given condolences [on such a day] not congratulations. The arrival of…

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Misc

A Word of Guidance from Shaikh Abdul-Aziz ar-Raajihi (may Allah preserve him) in Relation to Eastern Ghouta

“In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah and may peace and blessings be upon the servant of Allah and His Messenger Muhammad, and upon his followers, and Companions altogether. As for what follows: Verily our brothers in Eastern Ghouta have been touched by evil and the affair has intensified upon…

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Fatawa

The Ruling on Bitcoin- Shaikh Muhammad bin Hizaam

Question: Is it allowed to deal with a currency called Bitcoin currency? It is a cryptocurrency and global payment system except that this currency is completely electronic. It is traded on the internet only, without a real or tangible presence. It is a digital decentralized currency. It is operates without a centralized depository? Answer: “It is not allowed to deal…

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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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