The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday introduced a number of strict social measures during the holy month of Ramadan, as part of limiting and tackling the spread of Covid-19. Ramadan, which is expected to begin on 13 April, is a month of family gatherings, social activities and group prayers in[…]
Ramadan 1441 will be a month etched in the minds of the Muslim ummah across the globe, as Muslims navigated this strange time of fasting under lockdown. With the masjid as the hub of spiritual activity during Ramadan, Muslims had to adapt to fasting and praying while social distancing –[…]
As Muslims commence the last ten days of Ramadan, many questions have emerged over the observing of i’tikaf within the home. In a fatwa released by the Muslim Judicial Council today, it is stated that observing i’tikāf within one’s home is invalid. Mufti Taha Karaan explained that all four madhāhib[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has issued a guideline for Muslims to perform their Taraweeh salah at home during Ramadan, following the closure of all masajid in South Africa. The country is in the fifth week of a national lockdown, aimed at curtailing the spread of the coronavirus. The virus[…]
With the blessed month of Ramadan in our midst, Muslims around the world find themselves in unchartered territory. The coronavirus pandemic and the stringent lockdown regulations, has created a some-what sombre mood for the auspicious month ahead. But, the Muslim Judicial Council’s (MJC) Maulana Abdul Khaaliq Allie has reminded Muslims[…]
With the spread of Covid-19 impacting millions of people worldwide, the holy month of Ramadan, which is scheduled to begin on or around Thursday 23 April, may look very different this year. What usually happens during Ramadan? For Muslims around the world, Ramadan is one of the most revered months[…]
The Muslim community in South Africa are urged to give a little extra during Ramadan, given the dire financial need in the broader community as a result of the national lockdown. That’s the impassioned call by the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) Fatwah Department as it announced that fitrah has been[…]
The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques said on Monday that it would extend the suspension of prayers during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as part of efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the presidency, also confirmed the move[…]
The Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem will be closed for worship during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan for the first time in its history in an effort to stem the spread of coronavirus, the authority responsible for overseeing the city’s Islamic and Christian holy sites said on[…]
Egypt will ban any public religious gatherings during the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan starting in around two weeks to counter the spread of the coronavirus, a government statement has said. Muslims usually break the fast at sunset together with their families, go to the mosque to pray and[…]
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