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Syrian Man Sets Up a Farm in Greece to Help Refugees

A Syrian expatriate in Greece has launched an initiative to help refugees from his war-torn country. He started a farm so they can grow their own food. He left Syria back in the 70s and settled down in Athens. As Syrian refugees fled to Greece in 2015, he helped settle them in Athens’ abandoned building.  His …

UK Charity Raises Funds for Mogadishu

Responding to a devastating attack that killed and injured hundreds of people in Somalia’s Mogadishu, a UK-based charity has launched a fundraising campaign to support victims of the tragedy.

Giving Charity: Better during Life or after Death?

Giving Charity: Better during Life or after Death?

Wa`alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Paying off debts and giving in charity during one’s lifetime when one is in good health is better than doing so …

Can I Give Zakah to My Widowed Sister

Can I Give Zakah to My Widowed Sister?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: There is no harm in giving the Zakah to the widowed sister so long as she is in need of it. Answering your question, Dr. Salah …

All Your Deeds Will Be Nullified

Imagine you make hajj one year and each Ramadan you make itikaf, give a lot to charity and help orphans. If you die committing any act of shirk all of those beautiful deeds will be nullified.

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How to Return Stolen Stuff

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- If you can identify anyone of those people, you can restore him what you have taken from him. 2- …

Volunteering in Hurricane Relief, Imam Yaser Birjas Sends a Message from Huston

Volunteering in Hurricane Relief, Imam Yaser Birjas Sends a Message from Huston

Sheikh Yaser Birjas traveled to Houston with ICNA Relief Dallas team to assist with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Sheikh Birjas, Imam of Valley Ranch Islamic Center, participated in helping residents get back to their homes and fix house damages. In this video, Imam Birjas shows us what volunteers do; he calls US Muslims to be …

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Well Known Organizations Where You Can Make Udhiyah

The Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said,”For every hair of the Qurbani you will receive a reward from Allah, and for every strand of its wool you will receive a reward.” (Tirmidhi) Udhiya or Qurbani is a reminder of Prophet Ibrahim’s (as) obedience and devotion to Allah (swt). It is a religious obligation that …

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Adam or Eve: Who Sinned First?

Salam Dear Rawa, Thank you very much for this question which reflects your deep research and great desire to know and understand things. In fact, it took me some time to review all the literature available on this hadith you referred to, which is mentioned in both Al-Bukhari and Muslim. Some Muslim scholars have tried …



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