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Having children is the right of both spouses

By: General Iftaa Department (Jordan) Source: General Iftaa Department (Jordan) MV Editor’s Note: Regarding a question concerning whether a husband has the sole right to determine how many children the family should have, the General Iftaa (Fatwa) Department of Jordan responded with the following fatwa. This fatwa serves as a practical example of how Islamic Law is actually implemented in Muslim countries. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. According to Islamic Law having children is a binding legal right of both spouses. In the words of Imam Mawardi, “The child of a free woman is the right of them both (i.e. a mutual right of both spouses).” (Mawardi, Al Hawi al Kabir) Accordingly,...

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Khabib vs McGregor is not about Islam

By: Malaz Majanni Source: Medium The fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor has received plenty of publicity and hype as one of the biggest UFC fights. In fact McGregor claims that he will be pocketing AUD $90 million from the fight, in addition to the sales of his Proper No. Twelve Whiskey brand which has been so popular that some stores are limiting sales to ensure availability for customers. On the other side of the cage, the hype is all about the undefeated Khabib, a devout Muslim who’s fighting strength, style and personality has won the hearts of fans all around the world — especially the Muslim youth. There is no doubt that Khabib has appeal, lots of it. There is a...

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A great day for a great cause

By: Human Appeal Source: MuslimVillage On Sunday the 23rd of September 2018 our community has again shown solidarity with local projects and needs. Close to 2000 participants enjoyed a fun-packed family open day at Belmore Sports Grounds all came for the purpose of raising funds for the Farmers Drought Appel initiated by Human Appeal. The day started at 5am with a charity ride organised by Sydney Muslim Cyclists, over a 100 cyclists joined the ride for to help alleviate the hardship of our Australian farmers who were affected by one of the worst droughts in 100 years. The City of Bankstown-Canterbury Councillor Bilal El-Hayek joined the ride to support the appeal and help to raise funds....

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