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Biannual Research Journal: AL-IDAH

ISSN: 2075-0307
HEC Approved in “Y"

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan
Vice Chancellor/Chairman (BOG)
Shaykh Zayed Islamic Centre
University of Peshawar

Prof. Dr. Dost Muhammad Khan

Assistant Editor:
Zia ul Haq
Research Associate/Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Sahib Islam
Dr. Rashid Ahmad
Assistant Professor
Ms.Shahzadi Nargis

IT Coordinator:
Muhammad Shabir

Editorial Board

  1. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Al-Habash
    University of Damascus Syria
  2. Prof. Dr. Muzammil H. Siddiqui
    Director, Islamic Society of Orange County, Garden Grove, California, USA
  3. Prof. Dr. Israr Ahmad Khan
    Professor, Department of Quran and Sunnah Studies, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
  4. Dr. Farida Khanam
    Assistant Professor. Department of Islamic Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi., India.
  5. Dr. Habib ur Rahman Chawdhury
    Professor Department of Islamic Studies, University of Dhaka.
  6. Dr. S.M. Younus Gilani
    Department of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Science, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
  7. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir Mansoori
    Dean Faculty of Shariah & Law International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  8. Prof. Dr. Miraj-ul-Islam Zia
    Director, Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Peshawar.
  9. Dr. Muhammad Ali Ghori
    Associate Professor, Chairman Department of ALTU, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  10. Prof. Dr. Shabir Ahmad Mansoori
    Professor, Department of Islamiyat, Panjab University Lahore.
  11. Dr. Ahmad Jan Al-Azhari
    Professor, Faculty of Islamic Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad.

Advisory Board

  1. Dr. Mohd Mahyudi Mohd Yusop
    Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
  2. Prof. Dr. Khalid Mehmood Sheikh
    Iqra’ International Education Foundation,Illinois,USA
  3. Prof. Mahmoud Dhaouadi
    Professor Sociologist, University of Tunis, Tunisia
  4. Prof. Dr. Yasin Mazhar Siddiqi
    Department of Islamic Studies, Muslim University, Aligarh, India
  5. Dr. M. Manazir Ahsan
    Director General, Markfield Da’wah Centre, Institute of Islamic Studies,Leicestershire, U.K
  6. Prof. Dr. Khadam Hussain Bakhash
    Professor University of Taif Soudi Arabia
  7. Dr. Salah Abdo
    Department of Aqeedah and Philosophy, Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt.
  8. Prof. Dr. Abdullah Al-Ahsan
    Deptt of History and Civilization, International Islamic University, Malaysia.
  9. Dr. Huda Darweesh
    Dept. of Asian Studies, University of Zaqazeeq, Egypt.
  10. Prof. Dr. Bashir Ahmad Siddiqui
    Professor, Manchester, United Kingdom
  11. Prof. Dr. Nabil Foli
    Department of Aqeedha & philosophy Azher University Egypt
  12. Ermin Sinanovic
    Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Naval Academy, Annapolis, USA
  13. Dr. Anis Ahmad
    Vice-Chancellor, Rifah University, Islamabad.
  14. Dr. Ikram Ul Haq Yaseen
    Department of Sharia & law International Islamic University Islamabad.
  15. Dr. Mumtaz Ali Salik
    Department of Islamiyat, University of the Panjab, Lahore.
  16. Dr. Ismatullah
    Chairman, Deptt of Fiqh and Law, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
  17. Dr. Muhammad Hammad Lakhvi
    Deptt of Islamiyat, University of the Panjab, Lahore.
  18. Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam Khalis
    Dean Dept. of English, Islamia College University, Peshawar
  19. Prof. Dr. Abdul Shaheed Nomani
    Chairman, Department of Arabic, University of Karachi.
  20. Prof. Dr. Hafiz Mahmood Akhtar
    Shaykh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of the Punjab
  21. Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Khan
    Prof, Deptt of Islamiyat, Panjab University Lahore.
  22. Dr. Niaz Muhammad
    Director, Centre of Religious Studies, KUST.
  23. Dr. Mohyuddin Hashmi
    Assitent Professor Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

June 2015

  1. Principles and Rules of Jihad: A juristic Approach
  2. Peace, the Essential Message of Islam
  3. Orientalists on the Style of Quran: A Critical Study
  4. The Genesis of Shi’ism in Islam
  5. Origin of Earth: A Qur’anic Perspective
  6. Rights of Non-Muslim Minorities in a Muslim Country in the Light of Qur’an and Sunnah
  7. Pakistan’s Stance on the ‘War on Terror’: Challenging the Western Narrative
  8. Impact of Hajj on Muslims with special reference to Pakistan
  9. Surah Al-Kawthar between Rhetorical Significance And the Challenges of its Translation
  10. A Linguistic Analysis of Postclassical Poets Allama Zemakhshari’s Perspective in His Tafseer Al-Kasshaff
  11. The Marriage and the institution of Family in Islam
  12. Tafarrud in Hadeeth and The Rules of Acceptance
  13. The distinctive features of the Law of Jinai (Criminal Law) in Islamic Jurisprudence : An Analysis
  14. The Role of Islam in establishing World-wide Peace
  15. The Allegations of Extremism and Terrorism against Religious Institutions
  16. The Arab Impression on Exegetical Writings in the Sub-Continent A Study till the Abbassid Caliphate
  17. Prophet Adam in the Bible and the Holy Quran
  18. Peace and Violence in Islam; A scholarly dissertation
  19. Qazaf and Pakistani Society: A Critical Analysis in the Light of Islam
  20. An Analysis of the Law of Tort in the Light of Islamic Fiqh
  21. The Pioneer Companions of the Holy prophet (SAWW) in the Islamic History of Afghanistan The era of Umar (RA)
  22. Halala and Halala Centres: A Scholarly Review
  23. Rights of war-prisoners in the light of Islamic and international law
  24. Principles of Material and Spirtual Purity in Islam and Hinduism
  25. Purification in Islam and Jainism: A Comparative Review
  26. Spirtual Medication in Islam
  27. The War Crimes in the Light of Islam and International Laws A Comperative Study
  28. Allama Al-Aaini and His Scientific Contributions

Dec 2014

  1. Indian Muslim Freedom Fighters Based in Afghanistan and Soviet Russia
  2. Laws of inheritance in Islam and Hinduism: A comparative study
  3. Research on Learning Strategies in Arabic Language Education
  4. Research on Akhlāq Development: The Standard Character and its Development in Muslim Living
  5. The Investigative System of Islam
  6. Personal knowledge of a judge as a source of proof: An Islamic perspective
  7. Payment of Zakat to non-Muslims in the light of Islamic Shariah
  8. A Critique of Robert Spencer’s Views Regarding Dhimmis and Jizya
  9. The House Building Finance Corporation Limited Pakistan: A Sharia’h Appraisal of Ghar Aasān Flexi Scheme
  10. The Teaching of Modern Diciplines in the Light of Islamic Teachings
  11. A critical survey of Maulana Abdur Rahman Mubarak Puri’s contribution to the Hadith
  12. A Scholarly Review of a Famous Narration (Hadith Qudsi) “Ibn AadamTtureedo wa Ureedo”
  13. The Concept of Surrogate Mother in the modern world in the Islamic Perspective
  14. Shari’ah Maxims Relating to peace (In the light of the views of Muslim Jurists)
  15. The Stylistics of Tafsir of Maulana Abul- Kalam Azad A Study of Sura’h Al-Kahf
  16. A scholarly analysis of some fabricated narrations in Tafseer Al-Durr Al-Man’thur
  17. Construction of Development of Humanity through Holy Qur’ān
  18. An effective strategy for tackling Islamophobia in the light of Holy Qur’ān
  19. The tormentation faced by the clads in the purgatory in the light of ۹۲ verses of the Holy Quran: An analytical study
  20. The Aesthetic Link Between the Qur’ān Injunctions and Their Respective Chapters
  21. An Analytical Review of Iltifāt in the Holy Qur’ān
  22. Sheikh Ali al- ÙanÏāwi and his Educational and Literary Services
  23. The Poetry in the Court of Holy Qur’Én
  24. Direct “Imperative” modes and their usage in the Holy Qur’ān (A Semantic Grammatical Study)

June 2014

  1. Exploring the Objectives of Model Madaris Curriculum: Practical Approach Analysis
  2. The Social and Financial Performance of Conventional and Islamic Microfinance Institutions in Pakistan
  3. Global Structural Changes and Global Islamic Identity
  4. The Perception of Quran and Hadith on Bullying as a Social Problem
  5. The Present Day Applications of Initial Muslim-Christian Interactions
  6. An Analytic Account of ‘Al-Bidaya Wan-Nehaya’ as A source of ‘Seerah-Writing’.
  7. The rights of non-combatants during and after an armed conflict
  8. A General Analysis of the Maxim of Hardship and Injuria Remedium with reference to Zain ud Din Ibn Nujaim and Herbert Broom’s Juristico-Legal Interpretations
  9. The Quranic concept of Colour: A Critical Review
  10. Dr. Israr Ihmad a great scholar of Qur’an of the 20th Century
  11. An analytical study of Shariah verdicts in Islam regarding prisoners of war.
  12. Surgery: An Evaluation in the light of Islamic Shariah
  13. Origins of Islamic Sufism and a Critical study of the Opinions of the Orientalists
  14. A Critical Study of Educational and Contemporary Contributions of Dar-ul-Aloom Deoband
  15. Curruption Pakistan’s No.1 Problem: Causes and Solutions under the teachings of Sunnah.
  16. The Impact of 9/11 on Pakistan Economy and Teachings of Islam: An Analytical Study
  17. The difference in Umm’ah in the light of the relevant tradistions and the configuration of the righteous path A scholarly and critical review
  18. Early Age Marriages in Islamic Perspective
  19. The Religious Freedom in Islam
  20. The Role of society in the solution of unemployment according to (Islamic Sharia)/Sunnah
  21. Islam and the West (Specific Study of Dr. Ghazi’s Thoughts)

December 2013

  1. An Introduction to Islamic Modes of Financing for Elimination of Interest Based transactions in Banking Sector of Pakistan
  2. Zakat on Non- Agricultural Land Plots: Public Awareness and Fiscal Reforms
  3. Carbon Trading and Islamic Capital Market Growth: Doubling Time and Forecasting
  4. Madrassa Education in the Sub-Continent—Myths and Realities
  5. Qura’nic Standpoint over Extremism in Society
  6. Islamizing the Constitution of Pakistan: The Role of Maulana Maudoodi
  7. The English Translations of the Holy Qur’an: A Critique
  8. Hindu Law of Inheritance in Light of Manu Dharam Shastra
  9. The methodology and stylistics of Maalim-us-Sunan
  10. A scholarly analysis of the stylistics of root-sources of Seerah
  11. An overview of Tafseer-e- Sanai by Maulana Sana-Ullah
  12. Quranic Concept of the Earth
  13. The Opinions of Pakistani Scholars Regarding Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961: A Critical Review
  14. A view of cross- referencing from Arabic poetry in Tafseer Ad-dur-ul - Mansoor by Sayooti
  15. Role of Emotional components in the Development of the Personality
  16. Lawful Evasives in the Light of Islamic Fiqh
  17. Tafseer Al-Durr Al-Manthur and Fake Narrations: An Analysis
  18. The era of four rightly guieded Caliphs and Islamophobia
  19. A Scholarly analysis of fabricated narrations in Tafsir Ad-dur-ul Mansoor
  20. A scholarly and critical dissertation on the event of Gharaneeq
  21. The Contribution to Discipline of Hadith by Dr. Hameed Ullah
  22. Religious, Literary and Political Work of Shaistah Gul
  23. The estimation of Naseem Hijazi in Urdu Literature
  24. Mehmood Taimur as a social Reformer

June 2013

  1. Pakistan Madrasa’h Education Board and Reservations of Ulema: A Retrospective Study
  2. Fasting: A Useful Common Term for Unification of Mankind, Globalization and Inter-faith Dialogue
  3. Influence of Fatwa on the judicial system of State of Bahawalpur
  4. Karen Armstrong’s works on the Life and Mission of the Last Prophet (s.a.w.): A Critique of Her Distortion of Historical Truths
  5. Lawsuit in Hinduism and Islam Comparative Study of Fiq’h Islami and ManË Dharam ShÉstra
  6. Some MauÌË (Fabricated) Narrations in TafsÊr Al-Dur Al-Manth'ur (SËrÉ’h A’al-e-ImrÉn of The Holy Qura’n)
  7. The Qur’anic Statements on Blood and Flesh and Medical Science
  8. Love Marriege in the Light of Islam: A Critical Study
  9. Al-HadÊth al-GharÊb: An Analysis of Its Weak Chains
  10. Modern Arabic Prose and Propagation of Women’s Liberation A Study of Modern Egyptian Arabic Prose Literature
  11. Power of Attorney: An Analysis of its Scope in Islamic Matters
  12. The Concept of Worship in Islam and Hinduism An Analysis of Similarities and Dissimilarities
  13. Contemporary Inter-Faith Dialogues: A Critical Analysis from Historical Angle
  14. Moon-Sighting and Determination of Dates of Fasting and the Two Islamic Festive Days An Analysis
  15. Orientalists and Satanic Verses: A Critique
  16. Principles of Deriving Islamic Rulings: An Introduction
  17. Contemporary Contributions towards Ijtihad and the Role of Maqsid al-Shari'ah: An Analysis
  18. Right to the Child's Custody: An Analysis from Legal and Social Angles
  19. The Issue of Equality of Man and Women in the Light of Qura'n


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