Zakat of a Debt

In terms of zakat on debt, the majority of the scholars distinguish it between two kinds of debt: 1. If the debt that you are owed is with wealthy people who can pay you your right when you request it, then you must pay its zakat,..

News: Zakat Helps Former Army Man

The fate of the Malaysian former army man, Azmi Mahmud, 53, received the attention of Baitulmal Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP, Malaysia) and the Malaysian Armed Forces Veteran Affairs Department (JHEVATM). Azmi received zakat health equipment assistance from Baitulmal MAIWP while JHEVATM continued to apply for a monthly allowance of RM300.

Waqf: the Basic

Waqf means putting aside the original property and donating its benefits for the sake of Allah. What is meant by the original property is something from which benefit may be derived whilst its essence remains, such as houses, shops, gardens, etc.

What is Islam?

Islam teaches that there is only one God, who is called Allah in Arabic. He has created all and is above all things in the universe, and there is no one and nothing which is like Him or can be compared to Him. God loves us, and for our guidance and benefit has sent his commandments and laws through persons specially chosen by Him who are called prophets or messengers of God...