Fatwa of Shaykh `Abdul-`Azeez ibn Baaz regarding the Jamaa`ah at-Tableegh

Question: I went out with the Jamaa'ah at-Tableegh to India and Pakistan. We used to congregate and pray in masaajid within which there were graves and I heard that the salaah in a masjid within which there is a grave is invalid. What is your opinion of my salaah and should I repeat them? What …

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Sunnis and Shee`ah

Question: We are exposed to every kind of preaching and propagation of religions and we suffer immensely from this. One thing that we are suffering from at the moment is that the Shee'ah sect of the twelve Imaams has begun to spread its beliefs and teachings in many different ways. They deceive the Muslim youth …

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Hijacking planes and blowing up buildings

Question: Is it permissible to hijack planes, blow up buildings and carry out revolts [against the government]? Is this considered to be from the essence of Islaam that one loves to act upon? Benefit us, may Allaah reward you. Answer: These affairs are from the destruction that Islaam prohibits, and it draws a lot of …

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Hijacking planes and kidnapping

From that which is known to everyone who has the slightest bit of common sense is that hijacking airplanes and kidnapping children and the like are extremely great crimes, the world over. Their evil effects are far and wide, as is the great harm and inconvenience caused to the innocent; the total effect of which …

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Our Obligations Regarding The Rulers

Question: What is wajib upon us regarding the people who are in authority over us or the Hukaam (Rulers)? Answer: Wishing them well, its explanation is that they are supported regarding the truth, they are followed and obeyed. That they be advised with softness, they are prayed behind, jihaad should be performed with them, they …

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Information about the Shee`ah

Question: We are in urgent need of information about the differences between the Sunnis and Shi’is. We hope that you can explain something about their beliefs? Answer: Praise be to Allaah. The Shi’ah have many sects. Some of them are kaafirs who worship ‘Ali and call upon him, and they worship Faatimah, al-Husayn and others. …

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Is it obligatory to obey a ruler who does not rule according to the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of His Messenger (blessings and peace of Allaah be upon him)?

Question: Is it obligatory to obey a ruler who does not rule according to the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of His Messenger (blessings and peace of Allaah be upon him)? Answer: Praise be to Allaah. The ruler who does not rule according to the Book of Allaah and the Sunnah of His Messenger …

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Celebrating the birthday of the Prophet (peace be upon him)

Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn Baaz (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: If celebrating the Prophet’s birthday was prescribed, then the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) would have told his ummah of that, because he is the most sincere of people and there is no Prophet after him who could explain …

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What the Shee`ah do on `Ashoora’ is bid`ah (innovation) and misguidance

Al-Haafiz Ibn Katheer (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Every Muslim should mourn the killing of al-Husayn (may Allaah be pleased with him), for he is one of the leaders of the Muslims, one of the scholars of the Sahaabah, and the son of the daughter of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings …

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