‘Eed al-Adhaa 1437 – High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia

Just a short time ago, Fatwa-Online was informed of the official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council (HJC) of Saudi Arabia regarding the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah. 1 Dhul-Hijjah will be on Saturday 3 September 2016, and the Muslims performing Hajj will be in ‘Arafah on Sunday 11 September 2016 (9 Dhul-Hijjah 1437), and […]

Council of Senior Scholars: Terrorists are not sanctioned by Islam

Saudi Arabia’s highest religious body also condemned the coordinated assault by gunmen and bombers that killed 128 people across Paris as contrary to Islamic values. “Terrorists are not sanctioned by Islam and these acts are contrary to values of mercy it brought to the world,” said a statement by the Council of Senior Scholars carried by the Saudi Press Agency.