Muslims in marginal seats – Election 2015

The United Kingdom is holding its general election on the 8 June 2017. Irrespective of one's view regarding participating in elections or party politics,...

Transliterating Arabic

There at times comes a need to convert Arabic scripts to English (Latin) script or vice versa. Depending on the objective, the approach differs...

The etymology of Nawhami

Nawhami is an Arabic onomastic (nisbat) which means “the one from Newham”. Newham is a borough in London, England. Technically, it should have been...

Review: Mu’in al-Fara’id

Mu'in al-Fara'id is a primer on mirath (inheritance law). Many madrasahs use this as a core text either in conjunction or as a precursor...

The Book of Hajj

This is a summary of the law of zakat in accordance to the hanafi school. In it I gathered only the preponderant views using Nuqaya as the base and where necessary supplemented it with the other reliable mutun namely Quduri, Wiqayah, Bidayat, Kanz, Multaqa, Majma’, Mukhtar and Tuhfah.

Notes on the Turkish language

The late Mufti Shamim Baggia (may Allah Almighty have mercy upon him) advised me to learn Turkish as he said that there...