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Is Shari'ah Really Barbaric?

Is Shari'ah Really Barbaric?

This is often thought by non-Muslims and some Muslims. Shari’ah is barbaric. However, many misunderstand and do not know anything about Shari’ah. Great for sharing!

3 Major Goals of Islamic Shari`ah

3 Major Goals of Islamic Shariah

Reading through the sources of Shari`ah, i.e., the Glorious Qur’an and the tradition of Allah’s Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him), one would find that Shari`ah promotes a set of values through all of its teachings, rulings, laws, and guidance.

moderation

10 Manifestations of Islam's Moderation

The Qur’an describes the Muslim Ummah as a Middle nation. What does the term Wassat or middle mean? How do the term’s meanings relate to the status and obligations of the Muslim Ummah?

In this lecture, Dr. Yasir Qadhi answers these questions, illustrating in 10 various points how Islam is a moderate religion and how the Muslim nation is supposed to strike a balance between extremes of different types.

Halal

Islam Awareness Week to Explore Deeper Meaning of Halal

WAIKATO – The Waikato Muslim Association in New Zealand plans to organize an Islam Awareness Week to shed light on the deeper meaning of the halal concept in Islamic Shari’ah. “The purpose of our Islam Awareness Week is to get people’s perception of Islam correct,” Waikato Muslim Association president, Asad Mohsin, told Stuff.co.NZ on August 31. The awareness week which …

Treasury Bills

Is Buying Stocks and Treasury Bills Allowed?

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: It is allowed to buy stocks of companies whose main line of business is permissible provided such companies fulfill the …

What Is Shariah?

What Is Shariah?

The Shariah includes both faith and practice. It embraces worship, individual attitude and conduct. It also includes social norms and laws, whether political, economic, familial, criminal, or civil. What is Shariah? In its fullest sense, the Shariah is virtually synonymous, and can be used interchangeably, with the word deen, which can only inadequately be translated as “religion.” …

Cryptocurrency Firm gets Islamic Certificate

US Cryptocurrency Firm Gets Islamic Certificate

MANAMA – Bahrain’s Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) has certified the California-based Stellar firm for its blockchain platform and related cryptocurrency, a step that integrates the technology into the field of Shari’ah-compliant financial products, Reuters reported on Wednesday, July 18. SRB also certified the guidelines for the types of assets that can be traded in Stellar platform. …

Cryptocurrency

UK Mosque Raises £14,000 in Cryptocurrency Donations

LONDON – Two months ago, a mosque in the UK decided to accept cryptocurrency donations – and it’s seen dramatic results… Masjid Ramadan in East London now has raised almost £14,000 in digital payments, Crypto News Review reported on July 16. During the past holy Hijri month of Ramadan, between May 16 and June 14, the mosque in Shacklewell …

Halal Festival

Toronto Set for North America's Largest Halal Food Festival

TORONTO – The 6th edition of ‘Halal Food Fest Toronto’ billed as “North America’s largest halal food festival” will be held on July 14-15, Daily Hive reports. Over 35,000 visitors from different Canadian communities are expected to enjoy the festival at the International Center in Mississauga, Canada. More than 200 halal restaurants, bakeries, manufacturers, specialty stores and …

Malta Launches its Islamic Finance Association

Malta Launches Islamic Finance Association

VALLETTA – In a bid to attract business from Middle East firms, the government of Malta has established a national body to help drive the development of Islamic finance, Reuters reported on June 28. This will couple with further plans for legislation to facilitate the sector as the Mediterranean country aims to position itself as …



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