Zakah and Social Solidarity in Islam

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The article sheds light on the spiritual, worldly and social manifestations of Zakah in Islam and reveals the resulting evils of withholding it.

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Hijab in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

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As a matter of fact, the desire for woman as a female is one of the desires which man naturally craves for a divine rationale, which is the perpetuation of mankind and their preservation from extinction. There must be some impulse which man cannot resist so that he will live with woman and beget offspring […]

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Can Muslim Women Initiate Divorce?

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By Editorial Staff Can Muslim Women Initiate Divorce? This is another misrepresentation  about the treatment of women in Islam. Types of Divorce in Islam There are multiple types of legal divorce in Islam. The first is called Talaq and it’s when the husband initiates the divorce. The ex-husband must pay child support regardless of custody. […]

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Why Are Two Female Witnesses Equivalent to One Male Witness?

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Question: Why are two female witnesses equivalent to only one male witness? Answer: The following answer was provided by Dr. Zakir Naik. 1- Two female witnesses not always considered equal to one male witness. There are no less than three verses in the Quran which speak about witnesses without specifying man or woman. a) While […]

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Why Does Islam Allow a Muslim Man to Marry More Than One Wife?

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By Editorial Staff Question: Why is a man allowed to have more than one wife in Islam? i.e. why is polygamy allowed in Islam? Answer: 1- Definition of Polygamy Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is polygyny where a man […]

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Women in Islam: Oppressed or Liberated? An Evaluation of Feminist Critiques of Islam

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This video is from Sister  Zara Faris’ lecture at Southampton University (6th March, 2014). She discussed some standard Feminist criticisms against Islam, and answering the question “Women in Islam: Oppressed or Liberated?” This lecture includes an evaluation and response to the typical feminist criticisms against the niqab, segregation, and gender roles, resulting in a highly […]

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