Fatwas

  • Ruling on neglecting Tawhid

    Your Eminence Shaykh! Could you please clarify the importance of Tawhid (belief in the Oneness of Allah/ monotheism)? It is worth mentioning that nowadays many young people are...

  • Ruling on attacking scholars

    Some people claim that they are following the way of Salaf (righteous predecessors), but they are constantly attacking scholars and accuse them of introducing innovations in the religion. It...

  • A parents belong to Al-Rafidah (a Shiitic group)

    A man’s parents belong to Al-Rafidah (a Shiitic group), how should he behave towards them? Answer: He should call them to Allah and advise them. Yet, If he realizes...

  • Isma'ilism sect

    The Isma’ilites get their name from their acceptance of Isma’il ibn Ja’far as the divinely appointed spiritual successor (Imam) to Ja’far Al-Sadiq) that oppose our purified Shari’ah (Islamic law). It...

  • Difference between Ahlus-Sunnah and Shi'ah

    What is the difference between Ahlus-Sunnah wal-Jama’ah (adherents to the Sunnah and the Muslim mainstream) and Shi’ah (Shi’ites)? Answer: There are differences between the two sects. Allah has neither...

  • The Reality on the 'Aqidah (creed) of Al-Khawarij

    What do you say to one who believes that the ‘Aqidah (creed) of Al-Khawarij followed the ‘Aqidah (creed) of Salafiyyah (those following the way of the righteous predecessors) and...

  • Ba'ath Party

    Are president of Iraq and members of the Ba’ath Party that he led considered Kafirs (disbelievers) or not? Answer: All Ba’athists are Kafirs including the president of Iraq as...

  • Ruling on organ transplants

    What is your opinion on the transplantation of human organs which saves the life of many people? Answer: I have a reservation with regard to this matter....

  • Al-Ikhwan Al-Muslimun (the Muslim Brotherhood) group

    Your Eminence, Al-Ikhwan Al-Muslimun (the Muslim Brotherhood; a political group also calling to Islam) Movement spread in the Kingdom especially among the students. What is your opinion with regard...

  • Ruling on rebel against the rulers

    Your Eminence Shaykh, there are people who think that, because some of the rulers commit major sins, we are obliged to rebel against them and attempt to change the...

  • Clarification of the rulers' rights upon the Ummah

    His Eminence, Shaykh Abdul-Aziz ibn Baz the Grand Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has shed light upon rulers’ rights and the necessity of obeying them in that which...