zakat : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the fourth pillar of Islam is almsgiving as an act of worship
the zakat is earmarked for the poor and disabled
- That is why I am committed to working with American Muslims to ensure that they can fulfill zakat.
- That's why I'm committed to working with American Muslims to ensure that they can fulfill zakat.
- Throughout the month, Muslim communities collect and distribute zakat-ul-fitr so that all Muslims are able to participate in this day of celebration.
News & Articles
- Millions of Muslims Prepare to Pay the Poor
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- via PRWEB - Millions of Muslims around the world choose this month -- Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting -- to pay zakat, the annual paying out of a prescribed percentage ...
July 16, 2013 - GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Barack Obama in New York Daily News
Rules on charitable giving have made it harder for Muslims to fulfill their religious obligation. That's why I'm committed to working with American Muslims to ensure that they can fulfill zakat,said Obama, referring to the Muslim obligation...
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in International Herald Tribune
We should aim to use zakat as a means of providing assistance that will have a lasting effect,Abdullah told an international zakat conference here. "We should not merely feed the hungry with fish to eat. We should have programs to teach...
- Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah in Bernama
I do not consent the zakat collection to be taken out, borrowed or channelled for other purposes. I also do not want those outside the Selangor Zakat Board's administration to interfere with the management of zakat in the state,the Sultan...