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Obligatory To Preserve The Prayer

The Noble Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allah preserve him) stated:

It is obligatory to preserve (the performance of) the prayer in congregation at Fajr and other than it. The matter of (over)sleeping is not always an (accepted) excuse. The one who is accustomed (to over) sleeping and leaving off the prayer is not excused. That which is obligatory upon him is to implement the means which will wake him up from sleep early. It is also obligatory upon him is to have the firm resolve to get up for the prayer.

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The Ruling on Assassinating the Cartoonist Who Draws Evil Pictures of The Prophet

Question posed to the ‘Allaamah Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allah preserve him):

Is it permissible to assassinate the disbelieving cartoonist who is known to draw the evil pictures of the Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam)?

Assassination is not a sound way (to deal with this matter). This increases them in evil and anger against the Muslims. However, that which defeats them is the refutation of their doubts and the clarification of their shameful affairs. As for aiding with arms and weapons, and establishing Jihaad in the way of Allaah, then that is (a prerogative) for the Muslim ruler. Continue reading

Three Matters When There is Differing

The Noble Shaykh Saalih al-Fawzaan (may Allaah preserve him) stated:

The Muslim is in need of three matters when there is differing, in order for him to know the correct path:

Firstly: The correct knowledge and not the pretend knowledge. It is not possible for you to traverse upon this path except that you have learned and you know the truth from the misguidance.

Secondly: Having  patience and being firmly established. Not wavering even if you are afflicted by that which befalls you. Indeed you are to remain patient no matter how much it costs you (to do so).

Thirdly: Do not be deceived by the large amount (of people who are upon something). Indeed you only look at who is upon the truth. Continue reading