Grand mufti rejects Al-Oadah's fatwa
2008-08-19 - Arab News - Celebrating birthdays and wedding anniversaries has no base in Islam, Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Alsheikh has said. The mufti made the comments while answering a question from Al-Madinah newspaper after prominent Qassim-based scholar Salman Al-Oadah issued a fatwa saying that celebrating such occasions was not against the rules of Shariah.  

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