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Your Dhul-Hijjah questions answered

The Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah: Fasting the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah: Giving charity in Dhul-Hijjah: Reciting Qur’an in Dhul-Hijjah: The Sacrifice (Udhiyah) Fasting on the Day of Arafah: The Takbeers on the days of Tashreeq: Cutting hair or nails in Dhul-Hijjah: Important advice on Qurbani: Making up Ramadan fasts in Dhul-Hijjah: Should I keep … Continued

Your Zakat questions answered

Important Zakat Advice: Best way to calculate your Zakat Who can receive Zakat? Shall I give Zakat local or abroad? Can Zakat be used for community projects? Can Zakat be given to family members? Which family members pays Zakat? Which Nisab to use for Zakat – gold or silver? Is Zakat due on a mortgage? … Continued

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. SHAYKH DR. HAITHAM AL-HADDAD (Chair of Fatwā Committee) Standing members of the Fatwā Committee: SHAYKH SHAQUR REHMANSHAYKH ASHRAF HUSSAINSHAYKH FARID HAIBATANSHAYKH FRAZ FARHAT Date: 9 Sha’bān 1441 (2 … Continued

Fatwā: Is Voting Really Haram?

By: Shaykh (Dr) Haitham Al-Haddad 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. When we discuss the issue of voting, or any other (contemporary) issue of a similar nature, we should try to understand its reality before forming a … Continued

Fatwā: Ruling on Double Interment Burial

The Islamic Council of Europe were approached by Green Acres (Kemnal Park) Cemetery & Ceremonial Park to issue a Fatwa (Islamic Ruling) related to double interment burials. Please find full fatwa attached here.

Fatwā: A Civil Divorce is not a valid Islamic Divorce

By: Shaykh (Dr) Haitham Al-Haddad 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. The correct procedure for Islamic divorces or marriage dissolutions in non-Muslim countries is a significant topic that has been neglected by many Muslims in non-Muslim states. … Continued