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  • Free Webinar: In-law or Out-law
    Understanding the dynamics of living with in-laws Many couples have difficulty balancing the relationship between their spouse and their extended family. This webinar is vital in understanding how we make the best of our situations. Delivered by Shaykh Farid Haibatan, a senior advisor at the Islamic Council of Europe with years of experience in dealing with … Continued
  • The passing of Imam Yusuf al-Qaradawi
    الحمد لله رب العالمين والصلاه والسلام على نبينا محمد وعلى اله وصحبه اجمعين The Islamic Council of Europe would like to send its condolences to the entire Muslim Ummah, it’s Scholars and Duaat for the great loss of Imam Yusuf al-Qaradawi, may Allah shower him with His immense Mercy and raise his status amongst the … Continued
  • ICE Invited to America! – AMJA
    The Islamic Council of Europe was invited by the senior scholars of the Assembly of Muslim Jurist of America (AMJA) to publish, present and attend their annual conference in Chicago, USA. The Paper What is the ruling concerning spouses exchanging pictures in which their private parts are shown, regardless of whether it be live and not … Continued
  • Parenting Workshop: How to establish a strong relationship with your child
    New Parenting Workshop: How to establish a strong relationship with your child The Prophet (saws) said: “When a person dies, all action is cut off for him with the exception of three things: Sadaqah which continues, Knowledge which benefits, Or a righteous child who makes supplication for him” One of the only three things that … Continued
  • Free Webinar: Raising Righteous Children
    Delivered by Shaykh Dr Sajid Umar The webinar will cover: When does parenting begin? What are children’s rights over their parents? How to raise children to be successful? In this one-hour live session, you will learn a 10-point plan to help you raise righteous children, InshaAllah! Date: Tuesday 20th Aug 8.30pm UK BST Register now … Continued
  • East London Mosque: Islamic Finance Course
    Shaykh Dr Sajid Umar was invited by East London Mosque to deliver a private one-day course on Islamic Finance to Imams and students of knowledge from the Bengali community
  • Join the Fortunate500!
    Join the Fortunate500 to help bring victory to Islam!
  • Marriage Matters Online Workshop
    And it is Allah who has given you spouses from amongst yourselves and through them He has given you children and grandchildren and provided you with good things. How can they believe in falsehood and deny Allah’s blessings?… [An-Nahl: 72] Is your marriage the one you had dreamt of? Do you want to unlock the … Continued
  • Foster Friday
    The Islamic Council of Europe are supporting the national #FosterFriday campaign by My Foster Family To register your Mosque and receive a Friday sermon information pack visit: https://muslimfosternetwork.org.uk/foster-friday
  • Free Webinar: Marriage and the Project of a Lifetime
  • Islamic Council: Zakat Policy
    In this document The Islamic Council is presenting a set of principles, practices, and procedures that a charity organisation will need to follow and adhere to in the collection, allocation and distribution of Zakāh funds. Due to the diversity of Zakāh donors, the multiple locations a charity organisation may operate projects in, and the modern nature of finance and poverty, this policy is designed to be as encompassing and accommodating as possible from a Muslim legal perspective. This policy seeks to adopt scholarly positions that would be readily accepted by the majority of Islamic scholarship in most scenarios and circumstances.
  • The 3 Blessings of Having Taqwā in Your Marital Disputes
    Whether the spats and fights you have with your spouse are big or small, the number one thing every party must keep in mind and practice is, to have Taqwā (fear/consciousness of Allah). This might prove to be difficult when you are in the heat of an argument, but if you train yourself from the beginning, then it will help you to be reminded of it when a dispute does arise.
  • 3 Ways to Win with Kin
    At the Council, the far majority of grievances that we address are connected to the deteriorating relationships between family members. In this piece, Shaykh Farid Haibatan would like to shed light on what he believes to be three critical tips that will go a long way in assisting us succeeding in both winning with our kin, and pleasing Allah, the Lord of man and Jinn.
  • The Maqāṣid (Higher Objectives) of Marriage: Part One
    By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda Introduction The Muslim Ummah is experiencing many challenges, however, none is more threatening than the disintegration of the Muslim family. In fact, most of humanity’s travesties can arguably be traced back to it. Iain Duncan Smith, the former British Work and Pensions Secretary, said that children from broken homes are nine … Continued
  • ICE Annual Fundraising Dinner 2022
    Join us for an evening of inspirational reminders, eye-opening case studies and a delicious three-course meal, as we come together to support families in need and help raise funds to keep our families together Enjoy a delicious 3-course meal at the prestigious Saffron Kitchen and be inspired by renowned speakers: Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad Shaykh … Continued
  • Stand4Uyghurs Campaign
    The Islamic Council of Europe are supporting the ‘Stand4Uyghurs’ campaign (powered by Islam21c): Khutbah template Mosque announcement Protest details Support the campaign
  • Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM) 2021
    This November the Islamic Council of Europe is supporting Islamophobia Awareness Month (IAM) More information: islamophobia-awareness.org #timeforchange
  • Global Benchmark Reforms (Online Conference)
    Shaykh Dr Sajid Umar, Shari’ah scholar of the ICE Islamic Finance Department, attends the virtual seminar on Global Benchmark Reforms: Challenges & Solutions for the Islamic Finance Industry, arranged by the Internal Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation and the International Islamic Financial Market. Speakers included: Dr. Ahmad Rufai; Head of Compliance, International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM) … Continued
  • East Turkistan Union Conference (Bosnia Herzegovina)
    In a recent visit to Bosnia Herzegovina, Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad met with senior scholars and academics at the 4th East Turkistan National Unity Council. After being received by Dr Ahmed Purdić, the deputy Mufti of Sarajevo, Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad met with one of the senior Muftis of Sanjak province of Novi Pazar in … Continued
  • Your Dhul-Hijjah questions answered
    Answers to most commonly asked questions related to Dhul-Hijjah
  • Your Zakat questions answered
    Answers to most commonly asked questions related to Zakat
  • Community Guidance: Muḍārabah Partnerships (Ref: 40001)
    by ICE – Islamic Finance Advisory and Consultancy الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله وعلى آله وصحبه ومن تبعهم بإحسان إلى يوم الدين All praise belongs to Allāh and may Allāh’s peace and blessings be upon His messenger, his family, companions and followers until the last day. Standing members of the committee: Shaykh Dr … Continued
  • How to pray Janazah
  • #InTheirShoes National Campaign
    The Islamic Council of Europe is supporting an important national campaign, along with many other organisation, to help raise awareness of a toxic practice that is tearing society apart – the increase in the number of Muslim couples turning to an anti-Islamic practice found in their local cultures, of denying meaningful relationships between their children … Continued
  • 2,000+ attend live webinar on ‘Home Ownership for Muslims’
    Alhamdulillah over 2,000 attended the live webinar ‘Home Ownership for Muslims delivered by Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad, Shaykh Dr Sajid Umar and Umer Suleman, covering three important topics: Does ‘Interest-free’ really mean Halal? Can Riba ever be avoided? Is it permissible to purchase one property on a conventional mortgage? We ask Allah SWT to accept … Continued
  • ICE Scholars & Imams Online Symposium (12th May 2020)
    The Islamic Council of Europe, having been inundated with questions in relation to ‘Eid during the Coronavirus pandemic, held an online symposium to discuss solutions for the Muslim community. The symposium was well attended, with over 40 scholars from all different backgrounds participating to discuss matters relating to ‘Eid prayer arrangements, broadcasting of the adhaan … Continued
  • Over 1,000 attend 4-week marriage course
    Alhamdulillah, over 1,000 people attended our 4-week marriage course entitled ‘Maintaining a happy marriage during times of isolation’, delivered by Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad, Shaykh Shaqur Rehman and Shaykh Ali Hammuda. The course addressed key topics of interest in the lead up to Ramadan, as families were being accustomed to being in isolation due to … Continued
  • ICE Scholars & Imams Online Symposium (18th Apr 2020)
    Alhamdulillah The Islamic Council of Europe held its first ever symposium, with over 35 (of the 55 registered) scholars and Imams from around the world participating to discuss Ramadan guidelines ‘Virtual Taraweeh’, fasting for frontline NHS workers and Covid-19 burials were just some of the important topics discussed. Main conclusions: Taraweeh should not be prayed … Continued
  • Guidance on aspects of end of life care for patients of Covid-19 (2030014)
    The Islamic Council of Europe have issued guidance on aspects of end of life care for patients of Covid-19, be it in hospitals or care homes.
  • Fatwā and guidance on funeral rites for Covid-19 related deaths (2030014)
    The Islamic Council of Europe has been inundated with questions concerning the burial rites of deceased Muslims who were or are suspected of being infected by Covid-19.