Author: Ogunwande Sodiq

Know Islam, Know Paradise

ON GIVING ZAKAT AL-FIṬR AS MONEY INSTEAD OF FOOD

  ZAKATU_L_FITR IT IS SUNNAH   Synopsis: This article seeks to discuss, in moderate detail, the fiqh ruling on giving zakāt al-fiṭr in the form of money instead of staple food item. In this author’s opinion, although it is best to give zakāt al-fītr in staple food, there is no unequivocal evidence to suggest that…
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June 24, 2017 0

Turkey: Isolation of Qatar is not Islamic

Turkish President Erdogan calls moves against Qatar “a grave mistake” which is “inhumane and against Islamic values”. Turkey’s Erdogan has expressed support for Qatar since the beginning crisis [Reuters]   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced the isolation of Qatar as “inhumane and against Islamic values”, urging Saudi Arabia to take a leading role…
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June 13, 2017 1

Saudi Arabia refuses to open airspace for Qatar

Aviation authorities in the kingdom, Bahrain and the UAE say the flight ban is to protect its citizens from any threats. Qatar Airways’ chief appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organisation to declare the airspace closure as illegal [Edgar Su/Reuters]   Saudi Arabia’s civil aviation authority has rejected the opening of airspace for flights to…
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June 13, 2017 1

The five most bizarre decisions in Gulf-Qatar crisis

  After Saudi Arabia and other GCC nations cut ties with Qatar, a series of surreal decisions were taken against it.       On June 5, GCC members Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, announced their decision to sever diplomatic relations with Qatar and install an air, land and sea blockade.   The announcements were…
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June 12, 2017 0

​GUIDE TO ISLAMIC DRESSING FOR WOMEN.

BismiLlahi Ar-Rahman Roheem Salam alaykum WarahamatuLlahi Wabarakatu. Allah in His infinite mercy has made woman a very respectable and highly sensitive human, and because of these attributes, He has enjoin on them (women) to dress modestly so as to retain the respect accorded to them. Allah says: Surah Al-Ahzab, Verse 59: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل…
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June 12, 2017 0

Islam and the World

BismiLLAh Rahman Raheem May peace be upon you. We are going to be examining the known and unknown Vices of this world we live in and the Islamic Jurisdictions to each and every one of them. This is going to be a weekly bulletin and In Sha Allah we would be discussing about: Alcohol, Gambling/betting,…
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May 30, 2017 0

“Lowering your gaze” by Ameen Olorunnimbe  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

It is a command from your Lord, To the believers, Ramadan a month of mercy, Refrain from eating and drinking, Refrain from looking at which is forbidden, Lower your gaze, Don’t look at anything except that is permitted to you, Refrain from talking about others, Every corner in London, Are naked women, On the train…
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May 26, 2017 0

Al-hikmah University’s Islamic studies lecturer, Sirnucy Lafiagi launches YouTube show  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

It is no longer a news that the Holy month of Ramadan is upon us and it is enjoined on all believers of Allah (S. W. T) to fast in the holy month. The Islamic studies lecturer of Al-hikmah University, Ilorin, kwara state just launched a YouTube show, “Muslim pep talk”   The show by…
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May 25, 2017 0

FRESH AND RAW HONEY

As-Salam Alaykum WaramatuLLAHI Wabarakatuhu. Allah said this about honey: “Fihi shifaau li nass (in it is a cure for mankind).” Surah Nahl. Ramadhan(the blessed month) is upon us again, the month where muslims mostly make use of honey.   Its directly from the dense forest, from the picture, you can see the dead corpses of the…
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May 25, 2017 0

Britain’s security alert level raised to ‘critical’ (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

‘Wider group of individuals’ may be linked to Manchester attack that killed 22 people, Prime Minister Theresa May says. Britain’s threat level has been raised from “severe” to “critical”, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced, saying another attack “may be imminent” following a deadly suicide bombing in Manchester. May made the announcement in a televised…
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