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[Solved] What's riba in islam

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Can somebody explain what it is?

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In accordance with the Quran and Sunnah, as well as scholarly consensus, riba is forbidden. The fundamental principle of Islam is that whoever rejects something on which there is an obvious scholarly consensus is guilty of kufr.

According to Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him):
 
“Kafirs reject the belief that certain obligations are obligatory and certain prohibitions are forbidden, according to scholarly consensus.” (Majmu’ al-Fatawa, 12/497)
 
According to Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him):

In light of the Quran, the Sunnah, and the consensus of scholars, riba is considered haraam. According to Allah's words (interpretation of the meaning), it is one of the major sins:

 
“but whoever returns (to riba), such are the dwellers of the Fire — they will abide therein” [al-Baqarah 2:275] 
 
“And if you do not do it, then take a notice of war from Allah and His Messenger” [al-Baqarah 2:279]
 
Due to the fact that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) cursed the one who consumes riba, the one who pays it, the two who witness it, and the one who records it. As a result, it is a serious offense. 
 
As there is scholarly consensus that riba is forbidden, whoever denies this despite living in a Muslim environment is an apostate, since this is one of the obvious forbidden things. 
 
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