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 […]

‘Foot & mouth’ disease

Fatwa-Online has just been informed that Shaykh ‘Abdul-‘Azeez Aal-ash-Shaykh made the following announcement: It is permissible for Muslims living in Europe not to sacrifice animals during this ‘Eed al-Adhaa festival because of the foot-and-mouth disease. If Muslims in Europe find themselves in a situation where they are prevented from sacrificing a beast after what has […]

Imaam Ibn ‘Uthaymeen passes away

We have just received the following news… Al-Imaam Al-Faqeeh Al-Allaamah Ash-Shaykh Aboo Abdullaah Muhammad Ibn Saaleh Ibn Muhammad Ibn Uthaymeen Al-Wuhaybee At-Timeemee passed away today.   Inna lillaahi wa inna ilayhi raaji’oon.   May Allaah (Ar-Rahmaan Ar-Raheem Al-Ghafoor Al-Ghaffaar) shower His Mercy upon this Great Scholar.   Today, 15th Shaawaal 1421 (10th January, 2001CE) the […]