Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayya

Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayya is the chairman of the UAE’s Fatwa Council, and an instructor at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. He was the deputy head of the Union of Muslim Scholars. Before this, he served as a judge at the High Court of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and was the Head of Shariah Affairs at its Ministry of Justice. He currently serves as the president of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies. In his fatwa, Sheikh Abdullah bin Bayyah states that UNHCR would be considered the agent for the individuals donating their Zakat.

The Fatwa Council of Tareem
The Fatwa Council of Tareem is located in Hadramaut, Yemen. Hadramaut has been a major center for scholarship for over...
Senior Scholars’ Council of Morocco
The Senior Scholars’ Council of Morocco is the highest official religious authority in Morocco, which includes a fatwa council. Their...
The International Islamic Fiqh Academy
The International Islamic Fiqh Academy (IIFA) was created in 1981 and is located in Jeddah, KSA. It is a subsidiary...