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  • Story of Shaddaad who built paradise of Iram Date: 19-4-2016

    You have not answered the question. Who was Shad'dad, the man who claimed to have made a paradise on earth named 'erum'? Is this a true story or is it a fabrication? .. More

  • Structure that Pharaoh ordered Haamaan to build in verse 40:36-37 Date: 19-3-2016

    I would like to know, when Pharaoh ordered Haman to build something higher than the clouds so that he would be able to see the God of Moses, what did they build? Is it the pyramids of Giza or something else? Where has that building gone? What do our historical books say? .. More

  • Discovery of grave of boy from story of boy and monk (Soorah Al-Burooj) Date: 5-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I would like to know the authenticity of what many Quran exegesists mention in their exegesis of Soorah Al-Burooj. Many of them say that the boy in the story of the monk and the king was found and dug up during the rule of ʻUmar (may Allaah be pleased with him) and that his hand was still holding the arrow, as mentioned in the.. More

  • Biography of Balʻaam ibn Baʻooraa’ Date: 22-2-2016

    Who was Balʻaam? .. More

  • Why Zayd ibn Haarithah divorced Zaynab bint Jahsh Date: 16-2-2016

    Why did Zayd divorces Zaynab, may Allaah be pleased with them, as is clearly mentioned in Soorah Al-Ahzab, 37-38? .. More

  • Saarah was the cousin of Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention Date: 11-2-2016

    Please clarify to me whether Sarah was the cousin of Ibraheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, or not? Was she not the daughter of the king? When the people of Babylon saw that Ibrahim did not burn in the fire, only a few of them believed in him and accepted his prophethood. One of them was Ibrahim's nephew Lut (Lot), may Allaah exalt his mention, and.. More

  • Claims that Nabataeans, not Thamood, built Al-Hijr Date: 19-1-2016

    Assalaam alaykum Brother. I was just wondering if you could answer the following: It is said that Thamood built the buildings in Al-Hijr, but other people say that it was the Nabataeans who did so and that the buildings are dated to 400 BC, and we know that Thamood existed before Abraham and more, and it is likely that Thamood and Ad were close to Noah,.. More

  • Story of 'Awj ibn 'Unuq is fabricated Date: 1-1-2016

    Could you tell me anything about the longest living man,named 'Auj bin Anak, who was born in the life span of Noah, peace be upon him‚ and died at the hands of Moses, peace be upon him, because of his disobedience? .. More

  • Taaloot (Saul) was a good man whom Allaah praised in the Quran Date: 16-12-2015

    Dawood’s (peace be upon him) relation with Taloot: As per his promise, Taloot married his daughter to Dawood and appointed him the commander of his army. Gradually, the discussion of Dawood’s greatness and excellence increased among the people. With these discussions, love and affection for him increased manifold in the hearts of the people. Meanwhile.. More

  • Who was Haamaan? Date: 20-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaikum. I have been reading the Quran and have read about Haman. I know that he was a bad man and that he and Pharaoh had soldiers working for them and that Pharaoh asked Haman to build a building. Was Haman a vizier? Who was he and what was his job? Thank you. .. More

  • Mentioning the dog in the story of the companions of the cave does not mean that it is pure Date: 25-8-2015

    My husband says that a dog is not impure and argues that it is mentioned in the story of the Companions of the Cave that they accompanied it. I know that it is impure but I do not know how to refute my husband's claim. Please advise. May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Why Haaroot (Harut) and Maaroot (Marut) were sent down to earth Date: 13-8-2015

    I have heard that angels are just to follow the command of Almighty ALLAH, and they couldn't do anything beyond that, then why ALLAH trial against the Harut & Marut? Did angels also disbelief? And why ALLAH sent them to earth? And Why they taught witchcraft to people?I have heard that these two angels are hanging in well somewhere in Babylonia until.. More

  • The three angels in the story of Loot were Jibreel, Meekaa’eel and Israafeel Date: 13-6-2015

    What are the three angels' names in the story of prophet Lut? .. More

  • Pharaoh's threat to crucify the magicians who believed Date: 29-4-2015

    Salaam Alaikum. I have a question about 20:71 in the Quran, where Pharaoh said he will crucify his men who believed in Moses, on the trunks of palm trees. Did Pharaoh nail them to the trees, or impale them? How did Muslim scholars interpret this verse? Many thanks. .. More

  • When Quran says something is not Halaal, it means that it is Haraam Date: 28-4-2015

    As selamu aleykum. In the Quran, Allah (S.W.T) says what means 'it isn't halal for you' to do so and so.Is there any difference between this and saying 'it is haram for you' to do so and so? Jazaa kumullahu khayran. .. More