All posts by Mohammad Hussein Saffouri

Mohammad Hussein Saffouri is a former Palestinian refugee who dwells in USA now. He is a former Professor of Physics, and he has been studying and writing about the Quran for over two decades.

Interest, Finance and Banking: The Islamic Perspective

Interest, Finance and Banking: The Islamic Perspective

A lot has often been discussed about the concept of interest and banking in Islam. Is banking, interest, usury and other similar financial activity fully forbidden in Islam? What about interest-free banking activities that are not based on money-hoarding? This

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Stoning is Not an Islamic Punishment

Not too long ago, The New York Times reported that a group of Muslims in Afghanistan had stoned to death a woman accused of adultery. On what legal basis did this group of Muslims base its judgment in committing this gruesome

Netanyahu, The Grand Mufti, And Hitler

In a recent speech, Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that the Grand Mufti of Palestine at the time, Haj Amin al-Husseini, had counseled Hitler to “burn the Jews”. It is quite astonishing that Netanyahu is so ill-informed of such a fundamental aspect

An Introduction To The Quran

The Quran is the book which was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) (the Prophet, hence) over a period of twenty-two years, starting on the first of the month of Ramadan in the Arab year 195 (August 3rd, 610 CE), and