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What is Riba?
Question: The Holy Qur’an has prohibited ‘Riba’. What is meant by this term? What is its true definition and connotation in the light of the Holy Qur’an and Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (sws).
Answer: The Riba that the Qur’an has prohibited refers to t
ews & Views
The author is head of the Department of Communication, International Islamic University, Malaysia. (Editor)
The Internet phenomenon is a historical ‘synthesis’ of the different media: print, audio and visual communication. This technology, which comes
The basic purpose of this life is ‘ibadat (51:56), ie humbly serving Allah, and not the achievement of material benefits. Why then are we supposed to be concerned about such ‘mundane’ matters in Islam as economics? The reason is that ‘ibadat also entails acknowledging Allah’
This surah is the dual counterpart of the previous surah –Fil. A comprehensive treatment of the central theme of both these surahs is given in the exegetical explanation of the preceding surah. Briefly, it can be restated as: the Quraysh are asked to fulfil th
1. When death approaches any one of you and you are leaving behind some wealth, it is incumbent upon you to make a will in favour of your parents and relatives according to the conventions [of society]. This is an obligation imposed upon the God-fearing. Then if anyone changes the will after hearing it,