Tag Archive | Fatwa

Your Daily Muslim: Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad ibn Abdul-Latif Aal ash-Shaykh

Your Daily Muslim: Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad ibn Abdul-Latif Aal ash-Shaykh

Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad ibn Abdul-Latif Aal ash-Shaykh has a name longer than that of everyone in the average extended family, and he’s absolutely insane to boot. As Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, he has issued numerous fatwas (Islamic edicts) on subjects from the destruction of churches to Pokemon. He’s missing an eye, but […]

Your Daily Muslim: Abdullah Daoud

Your Daily Muslim: Abdullah Daoud

Babies are sexy beasts. So sexy, in fact, that men feel an uncontrollable urge to rape them. At least, this is, according to Saudi sheikh Abdullah Daoud. Horny and unable to keep his hand out of the proverbial cookie jar, Daoud issued a fatwa in an attempt to curb the temptations he was facing: baby […]

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Safi

Your Daily Muslim: Yahya Safi

Yahya Safi is the Sheik of the Lakemba Mosque in Australia and is likely a relative of the Grinch. Seeing a holiday now centered around mass consumerism was more popular than all of his religion’s holidays combined, Safi ordered a fatwa against Christmas. Perhaps his religion’s holidays would be more popular if they didn’t involve […]

Your Daily Muslim: Abdel Hamid al-Atras

Your Daily Muslim: Abdel Hamid al-Atras

Egyptian Islamic cleric Abdel Hamid al-Atras, aka Fatwa Factory Inc., has issued some of the most asinine and ridiculous fatwas to date. Here are a few of his gems: Facebook is forbidden. After reading that 1 in 5 divorces in Egypt was caused by infidelity with someone met through the scandalous sex site Facebook, al-Atras […]

Your Daily Muslim: Anjem Choudary

Your Daily Muslim: Anjem Choudary

Anjem Choudary was a normal guy when he was younger. He smoked, he drank, and lived a rather typical lifestyle for a citizen of the UK despite his Islamic faith. However, that faith soon turned his lifestyle upside down – Choudary went from being a regular dude to a rabid hate preacher. Basically, Choudary goes […]