Shaykh Jibreen clarifies position regarding fatwa attributed to him

Earlier today, Fatwa-Online was informed by Maajid al-‘Alee that: Shaykh ‘Abdullaah ibn Jibreen, previously a member of the Council of Senior Scholars said: Indeed that which took place a few weeks ago in the hijacking of the airplanes and crashing them into the buildings is impermissible, and we reject it and distance ourselves from such […]

Grand Mufti – Support your brethren in Afghanistan

Earlier today, Fatwa-Online was informed that: Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh, the mufti of Saudi Arabia and the head of the Council of Senior Scholars and The Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa has asked all the Muslims in Saudi Arabia, both the nationals and non-nationals, to support their refugee brethren in Afghanistan by offering […]

Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh says suicide bombings are un-Islaamic

Fatwa-Online has been informed that: Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh, the grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, has asked the people to desist from denouncing any Muslim a disbeliever.   The matter should be left to competent religious scholars, the mufti said.   Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez also said suicide bombings have no basis in the Sharee’ah as it […]

Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh recommends Muslims boycott Yahoo!

Fatwa-Online has been informed that: Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh, the grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, has recommended that Muslims boycott the internet portal Yahoo! for its role as a porn online middleman. “I advise Muslims browsing the internet to be wary of suspect sites that seek material interest at the expense of morals. We must […]

Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh criticises April Fool’s Day

Fatwa-Online has been informed that: Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal ash-Shaykh, the grand mufti of Saudi Arabia, has criticised the tradition of the April Fool’s Day, saying that Islaam permits lying only in exceptional cases.   He warned youth in the Arab world against the practice in a ruling, published in Al-Riyadh newspaper yesterday.   “What Muslims […]