Articles by Sheikh Sajid Umar

Sheikh Sajid Umar

Sheikh Sajid Ahmed Umar was born in Leicester, UK. He has a degree in IT, graduating with a first class result. He completed the memorization of the Qur’an at the age of 18. He enrolled at Imaam Muhammed bin Saud Islamic University, where he initially completed a 3-year University Diploma in Arabic language and Islamic Sciences. He attained a Bachelors degree in Sharī’ah. He also achieved a Masters degree in Judiciary (Qadha), with a first class honours, from the Higher Institute for Judiciary Studies (Ma’had al-‘āli li’l-Qa’dhā) after training as a judge and successfully completing a thesis on the topic of Liquidity Management using the famous Repurchase Agreement (REPO) contract, as well as it’s rulings and permitted alternatives. He is completed his PhD in the Higher Institute of Judiciary at Al-Imam University also with first class honours. Sheikh Sajid has also taken on an advisory role with Mercy Mission World as ‘Director of Islamic Development.’ He is a lecturer for the AlKauthar Institute and the Student’s Guild Program and in addition to that he is the Chief Islamic Editor for Little Explorers Magazine


Bitcoin! Let’s Talk!

Since the last few months I have been kept busy with questions about cryptocurrencies in general and bitcoin in particular. The correspondence regarding this matter was further hiked with the passing of a few fatwas concerning these currencies with a strong airing of these currencies being forbidden (Haraam). Furthermore, some of you came across a…


The 15 Sha’ban Debate

 It is that time of the year whereby conflicting messages regarding the month of Sha’baan, and in particular the 15th of the month are being circulated. What is the reality of this month and it’s middle? باسم الله والحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله وعلى آله صحبه أجمعين، The month of Sha’baan and it’s…

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