Why It Is Impermissible to Deal With ISIS “Slave Trade”?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it permissible to buy slaves from ISIS, since they obtain them through war? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum, thank you for writing in. It is not permissible to buy slaves from ISIS. This is not only because ISIS and their like are not a legitimate army / state, […]

What Can Be Termed Jihad?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalamu alaykum 1. Can fighting for the freedom of Syria and Palestine be termed as Jihad and is it in Allah’s cause? Or it is a fight for land and cannot be termed jihad? 2. Is Jihad the best of deeds as one of the Sahih Hadith regarding jihad […]

How Should I Understand the Concept of ‘Jihad by the Pen’?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum 1. Can you tell me what is the concept of ‘Jihad by the Pen’? 2. I have a dream (in sha Allah) that- after finishing my study and getting a job, I will donate in Dawah related works. Will my current study also be considered as ‘Jihad […]

Does Islam Permit Collateral Damage in Warfare?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Could you provide me with an explanation of the following hadith? During a night raid, some of the women and children of the polytheists were the killed. The prophet (PBUH) was asked about this and responded “they are from them.” Collateral damage makes me deeply uncomfortable because […]

Are Acts of Terrorism by Muslims Ever Justified? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Are acts of terrorism by Muslims ever justified? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Is It Wrong to Feel Guilty About Muslim Acts of Violence? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it wrong to feel guilty about Muslim acts of violence? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, […]