• Waseeya Platform: Certified As Sharia Compliant
    It’s our pleasure to announce that the Islamic Finance Advisory (IFA), a division of the Islamic Council, have certified ‘Waseeya’ services as Shariah Compliant. Based on the official documentation covering the projects processes and procedures; a complete peer-to-peer review was conducted by the Islamic Finance Advisory, concluding the following articles of Waseeya to conform with the general … Continued
  • The Islamic Council Annual Report 2022
    All praise belongs to Allah and may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon His messenger, his family, companions and followers until the last day. Since the Islamic Council was set up, it has supported over 1,000 cases of marriage reconciliation, and has empowered couples with approaches rooted in safe & secure marriages. We have dealt with over … Continued
  • A Week of knowledge & Development
    Image: Shaykh Dr. Sajid Umar The Islamic Council of Europe (ICE) this week embarks on expanding its Knowledge-share and collaboration portfolio as it supports and participates in a ‘Week of Knowledge & Development’ series in Perth Australia, courtesy of Islamic Centre of West Australia. Sh. Dr. Sajid Umar, a senior scholar & adjudicator with ICE, … Continued
  • The Islamic New Year
    By: Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad The Islamic New Year has come upon us – but why do we still consider and follow this calendar when everything around us revolves around the Gregorian calendar? The Hijrī calendar is not just any calendar, it is an extension of our Islamic faith and continuation of our Islamic heritage. … Continued
  • 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
  • From Dust to Love: The Dispute & Love Between Ali (رضی اللہ عنه) and Fāṭimah (رضی اللہ عنھا)
    By: Shaykh Fuad Abdo & Ustadh Abu Haneefah Sohail Once the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) wanted to visit his daughter, Fāṭimah (رضی اللہ عنھا). When he arrived and was welcomed by his beloved daughter, he did not find his cousin and son-in-law, Ali b. Abī Ṭālib (رضی اللہ عنه), in the house. He inquired about his … Continued
  • 10 Ways to Manage the Current Inflation Crisis – an Islamic Perspective
    By ICE – Islamic Finance Advisory and Consultancy: Shaykh Dr Sajid Umar, Umer Suleman and Zain Mahmood This time last year four pints of Tesco Whole Milk cost £1.09; today the price has risen to £1.15, representing a 5.5% price increase for one of our daily essentials. Tesco Fusilli Pasta likewise cost £1 and is … 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
  • 3 Keys to Your Successful Marriage
    By: Shaykh Dr Ali Ahmed Every marriage experiences ups and downs. These may arrive in the form of moments of joy or moments of frustration. The moments can yield long periods of love and care for one another or periods of inattentiveness and maybe even neglect. The mistake many couples make is assuming that a … Continued
  • Marriage & The Project of a Lifetime
    By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda A successful marriage should in theory last a lifetime. As a result, there is a lifetime’s worth of work that needs to be done between spouses to make the marriage function well. This also means that for marriages that are struggling, there are many ways in which a couple can be … Continued