International Journal for Muslim World Studies (IJMWS)

Formerly known as International Journal of Muslim Unity (IJMU)

Keeping Secrets in the Light of the Prophet Sunnah: Objective Study

Liala Mohammad Rajab Isleem


The research consists of the introduction, the preliminary, the three sections, and the conclusion. The introduction explains the importance of the research, and its aims, the most prominent aim is the necessity of the keeping the secrets of the leaderships and the army since the success, the victory, and the determination before the enemies depend on that. Then the researcher shows her methodology and study plan in the research.

The first section is about the virtue of keeping secrets and non-disclosure of secrets,  and the second section treats what secret must be kept and its disclosure is prohibited. Finally, the third section shows samples about keeping secrets from the lives of the Prophet’s companions. The conclusion includes the outcomes and the recommendations; to keep secrets is the most crucial result provided that it does not influence on the right of Allah and Muslims.


Keywords: Keeping, secret, Sunnah.