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The recommended form of Government in Islam

Question Does Islam believe in democracy?what is the practical Islamic form of government? Answer Before answering your question i would like to clarify one thing that the final message of God to humanity had not come to give a more modern or a more comprehensive system of politics or economics or punishments for the human … Read more »

Further Clarification Establishing a Khilafah

Question In your discussion where you commented on the absence of any reference to the obligation of a universal Islamic State in the Qur’an in Surah Al-Anfaal 8:73, I would like to request, if I may say so, that the commentary by Tabariy regarding the verse be posted by yourself, along with your comments. If … Read more »

Khilafah – As Interpreted by the Hizb al-Tahrir

Question In one of the posts on the issue, another brother has given the definition of Khilafa (as it has been adopted by the Hizbuttehreer) as follows: The Khilafat is a common leadership for all the Muslims in the world. Its role is to establish the laws of the Islamic Shariah and to carry the … Read more »

The Political Revolution Brought About by the Prophet (pbuh) and its Significance in Planning for the Reestablishment of ‘Khilafah’ in the Present Times

Question If I may, I would like to draw your attention to an article written by a movement who regard the reestablishment of a universal Islamic state as obligatory (fard) upon every Muslim. To them, universal Islamic state is the meaning of Khilafah. The actual article is available online at http://www.khilafah.com entitled “How to Re-establish … Read more »

Further Exchanges on Khilafah & the Need to Establish It

Question I read your explanation that Khilafah means only a political authority and does not mean a singular political authority. I have some doubts with regards to this and more questions on Khilafah. Immediately after the death of the Prophet (pbuh), there was some dispute concerning who should be the Khalifah for the Muslims. Ansars … Read more »

Establishing the Khilafah in the Prophet’s (pbuh) Example

Question If i was to believe in the statement of the answer then where would i place the whole life of prophet (saw) which as per quran is the uswa’a for all. Now if i read this hadith and relate it to the uswa’a hasanah that i get the rightful meaning of the hadith! Yes … Read more »

Khilafa clarification

Question Assalaamu alaikum I wanted to know your opinion on this hadeeth and some people use it as a prophecy that Khilafah will be re-established and we have to work for that. Please tell me what is the correct opinion? It was narrated by Ahmed in his Musnad, from Al-Nu’man b. Bashir, who said: “We … Read more »

Political establishment of Islam

Question After going through your site I feel that your claim that establishing Islam politically was only for Prophet (S) may be wrong as Allah says: Indeed in the Messenger of Allah (Mohammed(S)) you have a good example to follow -33:21. Also Allah says: Enter Islam perfectly (completely-not deficient) – 2:208. Hope you will clear … Read more »

Islamic rulers

Question In my country, Iran, my people are living under a dictatorship. The So-called Islamic republic is killing my people. Are these people true Muslims? Answer Atrocities of the rulers shall be among the gravest of sins in the accounts of these rulers, on the Day of Judgment. Nevertheless, it is beyond our jurisdiction, even … Read more »

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