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Mafaheem Islaamiyah Al-Juz’u-l-Awwal: Islamic concepts – Vol 1, Part 1

The following is a translation from the book:  Mafaheem Islaamiyah Al-Juz’u-l-Awwal,  Islamic concepts – Volume One by  Muhammad Hussein Abdullah published in  1994. Introduction: The Fikr (thought) is a Hukm (judgment) upon a reality and the vessel of this thought is the language. As such the language is not a thought but rather it is only a tool to express this thought. So our statement: ‘The human is a speaking animal’ is a sentence based on language that contains a Madlool (indicated meaning) and this Madlool is the thought. If this Madlool (what is indicated) has an external reality to it that the mind comprehends like in the sentence: ‘The human is a speaking animal’ then this Fikr would represent a Mafhoom (concept) for the one who perceives this Madlool (indicated meaning). However if this thought did not have a Madlool like the statement: ‘The human being is composed of matter and spirit’ then there will not be a ‘Mafhoom’ (concept or conception) for this Fikr (thought

Q&A: Developments in Yemen and Salman bin Abdul Aziz Assumes the Rule in Saudi

Question: There are interesting events in Yemen and Saudi Arabia; the Houthis have taken over Sanaa, the government resigned and then the President of the Republic on the evening of 22/01/2015 ... Then King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia, died the morning of Friday, 23/01/2015 and was succeeded by King Salman bin Abdul Aziz. My question is in twofold: I: Are the events in Yemen still as issued by the party on 1/10/2014? And what is the expected solution? II: Does the receipt of Salman Bin Abdul Aziz of power after King Abdullah change in the policy of Saudi Arabia or have matters remained the same? I apologize for asking two questions instead of one, and may Allah reward you with good. Answer: First, Yemen Events: 1. As for events of Yemen; the observer of what is happening finds that they are just as stated in our previous answer dated 1/10/2014... America is acting in Yemen by its known arrogance i.e. by armed force and oppression. Thus, the Houthis occupy Sana'a an

Article 33, Explanation of the Draft Constitution of the Khilafah

The following is the translation of an article from the book by  Hizb ut-Tahrir  entitled 'Introduction to the Constitution and the necessary evidences for it' which is the explanation of its draft constitution for the Khilafah state. This draft translation is from the  second edition  published in 2009 which was updated from the original published in 1963. Click  here  to access the previous article Article 33 A temporary leader is appointed to take charge of the affairs of the Muslims, and to prepare for the election of the new Khalifah after the vacation of the position of the Khilafah according to the following process: a.      When the previous Khalifah feels that his life is coming to an end, or is committed to resigning, he has the right to appoint the temporary leader. b.      If the Khalifah dies or resigns before appointing the temporary leader, or the position of the Khilafah becomes vacant due to another reason, then the eldest of the assistants beco

Worshippers in Al-Aqsa flatly reject the praising of Saudi King Abdullah

Worshippers in Masjid Al-Aqsa force Imam Dr Ismail Nawahda to stop praising the deceased King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. He was heavily criticised and chased with shoes for his futile attempt to say good of King Abdullah who was amongst the tyrants ruling over the blessed ummah. The Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم said: أَلاَ أُخْبِرُكُمْ بِخِيَارِ أُمَرَائِكُمْ وَشِرَارِهِمْ خِيَارُهُمُ الَّذِينَ تُحِبُّونَهُمْ وَيُحِبُّونَكُمْ وَتَدْعُونَ لَهُمْ وَيَدْعُونَ لَكُمْ وَشِرَارُ أُمَرَائِكُمُ الَّذِينَ تُبْغِضُونَهُمْ وَيُبْغِضُونَكُمْ وَتَلْعَنُونَهُمْ وَيَلْعَنُونَكُمْ "Shall I not inform you of the best of your leaders and the worst of them: The best of them are those whom you love and they love you, you supplicate for them, and they supplicate for you. And the evilest of your leaders are those who hate you, and you hate them, and they curse you and you curse them." ( Tirmidhi 2264 )

Q&A: Causes for the Sudden Decrease in Oil Prices

Question: Media outlets have published this Wednesday, 07/01/2015 CE that Brent Crude Oil prices hit $49.66 per barrel, as too did the American crude oil, falling to around $47 per barrel, given that oil prices in 2014 have reached $115 a barrel at the beginning of summer in June in 2014. Then returned to gradually decrease until it reached at the beginning of winter, (at the end of December 2014) to $60 a barrel, and even lower than that, when the prices of West Texas crude oil reached $58.53, and here in the first week of January 2015, it reached to about $50, i.e. more than 50% decrease within five months! What are the causes for this sudden fall in oil prices? And what is expected for oil prices in the future? Answer: The drop in oil prices encompasses different causes, most notably is the economic factor isolated from the political objectives ... including the political factor that triggers the economic factor towards the advantage of the political factor beneficiary.