December 18, 2014

The Qur’an and Imamah

This article investigates the usage of the word “Imam” in the Qur’an to see whether the Qur’an provides any support to the Shia concept of Imamah. In it a description is first given of Imamah as conceived of by the Shia, and that is followed by a detailed scrutiny of every place in the Qur’an where the word “Imam” or its plural “A’immah” has been used by Allah Ta‘ala.   […]
December 22, 2014

The Myth of the Shia Mahdi

The 15th of Sha’ban is a very significant date, both to the Ahlus Sunnah and the Shia. The Shia, however, have their own reason for ascribing significance to this night. To them it is the night of the birth of their twelfth Imam, the Hidden Mahdi. Who is this Mahdi whose return to this world is so eagerly awaited by the Shia, and belief in whose existence in occultation forms […]
January 5, 2015

Answering the Shia misconception of Ibn Saba

On the 16 August 1999 the Iranian embassy objected to an article published in “Al Rasheed” which accurately proved Abdullah Ibn Saba’ to be the founder of the Shia creed. Hereunder is the reply to this objection penned by Molana Muhammad Taha Karaan rahimahu Llah, wherein the Shia tactic of denying his existence, which is so often used, was completely uprooted and his existence proven from the canonical works of the […]
January 7, 2015

The Marriage of Umm Kulthum

The marriage of Sayyidah Ummi Kulthum radiya Llahu `anha, daughter of Sayyidina `Ali radiya Llahu `anhu, to Amir al Mu’minin Umar al Khattab radiya Llahu `anhu is a historical fact which cannot be denied. This noble union lays waste to all Shia claims of great enmity existing between `Ali and `Umar radiya Llahu `anhuma. This article scrutinises the Shia claims and proves the certainty of this union from both Sunni […]
January 7, 2015

Are there Hypocrites among Rasulullah’s Companions?

Are there Hypocrites among Rasulullah’s salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Companions? by Muhammad Al khider   The following verse of the Noble Qur’an suffices as an answer to the above-presented question: Allah Almighty says:   “The vanguards (of Islam) the first of those who forsook (their homes) and those who gave them aid, and (also) those who followed them in (all) good deeds, well-pleased is Allah with them, as are […]