The appearance of Pokémon fictional characters in the Grand Mosque in Makkah has angered many Muslims after making their holiest place on earth a battle ground for players while others said it was merely an entertainment game.
A growing number of Australian Muslim families are getting more warm to organ and tissue donation, following a fatwa by the country’s grand mufti supporting organ transplant.
Religious authorities in Saudi Arabia denied on Thursday, July 21, the renewal of a 15-year-old edict declaring that the Pokemon game was un-Islamic, adding the old fatwa made no mention of the mobile game.
The holy fasting month of Ramadan will start in Europe on Monday, June 6, according to astronomical calculations, the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) has announced.
Saudi Arabia’s grand mufti, the highest religious authority in the birthplace of Islam, has issued a surprise fatwa, urging Muslims to stop ceremonies marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
A claimed fatwa allowing man to eat wife in case of extreme hunger has been widely rejected by Saudi officials as baseless and false, accusing websites and media sources of launching a smear campaign against the Saudi Mufti in response to the Saudi military operation in Yemen.