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Donald Trump is President. 12 of the best Muslim reactions.

In a historic and shocking turn of events, Donald J Trump has been elected president of the United States of America. How are Muslims in and out of America reacting? Shaykh Walead Mosaad, Sakina Collective Donald Trump has won this election and it would be a mistake on our part to attribute it merely to […]

Is It Permissible to Consider a Muslim an Unbeliever?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaikum, 1) Is it permissible to preemptively assume that a Muslim is a disbeliever, without clear evidence? 2) Is it permissible to reject the invitation to one’s own brother’s wedding meal due to such an assumption? 3) Are the Shia disbelievers? Are all Shia restaurants haram? 4) Is […]

Electing for Real Change: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani on the recent Canadian election

At the Syeda Khadija Centre, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani considers the recent Canadian election of 2015. Many Muslim candidates have been elected and the new leader – shalwar-kameez wearing, masjid-visiting Justin Trudeau, aged 43, has evoked much excitement and commentary amongst Muslim communities. However, Shaykh Faraz asks, are we a people who reflect?

Is It Permissible to Elect a Woman as Head of the MSA?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: There was some controversy amongst our student body as to whether it was permissible to elect a female head of the MSA. Some people took the position that it was religiously unacceptable while others fought for the right of a female to be president. My question is, what is […]