Basic Facts on the Palestine Issue By Dr Mohsen M. Saleh

This booklet seeks to present an intensified and concise database, on which an Islamic understanding of the Palestine issue is built. It gathers all the information, facts, fundamentals and concepts that the author believes are indispensable to those who deal with the Palestine issue. It is a concise book that is too small to include details or endnotes. Despite all …

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She married like a Princess and now lives like a beggar. High cost of Omani weddings pose challenge for men By Nazneen Akbari

  (Reuters) – Office receptionist Sheikha's 2005 wedding was an extravagant 700-guest affair at one of Oman's top luxury hotels. Besides spending 38,000 rials on the celebration, her groom also paid a 9,000-rial dowry, bought a new apartment for the couple and spent several thousand on their honeymoon. "I was married like a princess and within three years abandoned like …

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This presentation is based on the book “Music & Singing in the Balance of Islam” (Arabic) by Shaykh Abdullah al- Juday (2004) Summary – The Balanced Fatwa Music & Singing are types of lahw (entertainment, amusement, frivolity, sport, etc.). Thus, they are acceptable and even encouraged at times in moderation in the Sunnah, just like poetry, humour, laughter, etc.  However, …

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Is Music Halal in Islam ?

Here is a fitting rejoinder to those extremist scholars who declare music to be unislamic – From an Islamic standpoint Music is Halal By Default…You Need Evidence For Its Prohibition There is a guiding principle amongst the surviving schools of thought that all matters not related to worship (those in the cultural realm for example) are deemed to be permissible …

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Fatwa on music by the Grand Mufti and Shaykh of Al-Azhar, Shaykh Jad al-Haq Ali Jad al-Haq

Translated from Arabic by Shaykh Michael Mumisa Alimiyya (Dar al-Ulum al-Islamiyya), BA Hons., MA (RAU), MPhil (Birmingham), PhD candidate (Newcastle). Lecturer:        University of Birmingham, Playing the tambourine and other musical instruments on special occasions is allowed by unanimous agreement. Listening to music, attending musical gatherings, and studying music of all genres and instruments is allowed as long as it is …

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