Jihad and Terrorism

August 12, 2022 3 mins

Wouldn’t It Be a Better World If Men Fought the Wars and Women Ruled?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question What if men fought the wars, and women ruled? Because the wives of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) were brilliant too, and if strength and intellect were combined, it would be good. Answer Thank you for your question. May Allah reward you for thinking about […]
July 30, 2022 2 mins

What were the Criteria for Paying Jizya?

Answered by Shaykh Farid Dingle Question What were the criteria for paying jizya? Answer Islam is a complete religion that addresses all aspects of our life, including politics. It provides a framework for Muslims to live by in times of war and peace and guarantees certain rights for non-Muslims living under Muslim rule. One such […]
July 16, 2022 2 mins

Is Cyber Warfare Permissible?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question Hacking is finding vulnerabilities in a system and using these found vulnerabilities to gain unauthorized access to the system. Cyberwarfare uses cyberattacks against an enemy state, causing comparable harm to actual warfare and disrupting vital computer systems. Some intended outcomes could be espionage, sabotage, propaganda, manipulation, or economic warfare. It’s […]
February 4, 2022 4 mins

How Do We Deal with Living in a Colonized Land?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question I live in a colonized land where much of it has been stolen from Natives. What are the rules on stolen property and living on it? I don’t bear the blame for the action. Still, do I have the obligation of returning it or asking permission from descendants of […]