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  • Getting percentage of invested money for surfing ads

    Question: Recently, I found a couple of websites that let you invest with them, however dealing with them doesn't look as usury as it works different that being usury. For example: www.studiotraffic.com, www.12dailypro.com. They let you invest any amount less than 6000 dollars. 1) Which you can't withdraw once you invested. 2) And you get a constant.. More

  • Buying and selling dogs kept for lawful purposes

    Question: I have one question and I hope I could be as clear as possible. I have heard that selling or buying dogs is Haraam, in the sense of being in the business itself; or for example since we have a dog in our garden and now we are leaving the villa so we have to give the dog away or sell it. So if we sell it is it Haraam? I do know that dogs are.. More

  • Aspects of destiny

    Question: I would like to know if we can change our destiny and I know there are two types of destiny a) That which is fixed and cannot be changed, e.g. death, Rizq, etc. and b) That which is suspended by actions, e.g. how to do good/bad deeds. I would like to know in type A if our marriage to our partner be decided as well? Fatwa: All perfect.. More

  • Ruling on celebrating Valentine’s day

    Question: In recent days, many Muslims celebrate the Valentine’s day especially the girls. What is the rule of Shariah about this practice? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. To love is a natural instinct.. More

  • Accepting gifts given in valentine's Day or birthdays

    Question: My question is: Am I allowed to accept gifts from Muslim and non Muslim friends, if they give on Valentine’s Day and on my birthday? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger. Offering or accepting a gift.. More

  • Ruling on Islamic songs

    Question: What is the ruling on Islamic songs? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. No doubt the songs that are commonly known in the media or elsewhere contain many forbidden matters,.. More

  • Investing in a company which has some usurious transactions

    Question: I participated in a company in the stock market in my country, I recently sold my stock, and collected the check for the earnings (I have yet to cash the check). I have been told that participating in this company is Haraam, because 4 of the major local banks that deal with interest have ownership stakes in it (each bank has 3 percent of.. More

  • Boycotting products and companies supporting Israel

    Question: We decided a long time ago to boycott all the products and the companies who help our enemies the Israelis. The problem is that sometimes these products that we are boycotting are on sale and they cost cheaper than the others. Nevertheless, we buy the more expensive ones just to avoid giving our money to kill our brothers and sisters.. More

  • How we can solve the problems of the Ummah

    Question: In a previous Fatwa you mentioned that some Muslim political groups are neglecting certain aspects of Islam i.e. the spiritual. How can we solve the problems of the Ummah? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa.. More

  • Positive actions that Muslims can take regarding their current conditions

    Question: I'm a university student. I find myself pretty confused in the present situation, with the conditions of the Muslims. I feel that the people who are adhering to the Shari'ah are not taking any action and the people who are taking action against non-Muslims are people who lack Islamic knowledge. Am I just aimlessly running, trying to do things.. More

  • Reasons for the weakness of Muslims

    Question: Mr. Mahathir pointed out, "Muslims do not know how to think." Is it the result of cross-breeding and it will take generations to correct? Will Muslims now begin? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi.. More

  • Helping Muslims in Gaza by Qunoot

    Question: What is the best way to help the brothers and sisters in Gaza? Do we have to recite qunoot in a daily prayer which is I heard a hadith that companions of prophet used to do qunoot in their five times prayer? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah,.. More

  • 'Eed sacrifice for family members who spend on themselves

    Question: What is the ruling of sacrifice, if all the members of the family is earning and all live together. They have to offer sacrifice separately or one is enough for all family. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger,.. More

  • Making sacrifice on the day of 'Eed-ul Adh’haa

    Question: Hello! What are the exact rules for making the sacrifice for ‘Eed-ul Adhha? What animals can be sacrificed? And what are the rules for people sharing in the purchase of an animal? Is there a guideline as to what type of animal should be purchased based on the number of people that are interested in splitting the cost? Please let me.. More

  • How to help a sick mother in Hajj

    Question: My mother is suffering with Arthritis and she can't walk long distances and problem walking on stairs. She wants to perform Hajj this year along with my father. They will be traveling from India. I and my wife will be traveling for Hajj from Doha, Inshaa Allah. Can I ask your advice on this regard in making their Hajj with out any difficulty?.. More