548 fatwas

  • Lying to achieve valid objective Date: 30-4-2017

    X and Y had an argument regarding whether Allaah had answered X's supplication correctly according to X's understanding. Y stopped communicating with X because they did not believe what X was telling them. X later contacted Y to inform Y about what had occurred with them. Y was shocked/surprised but did not say anything. X noticed that they were not.. More

  • Continuing to receive benefits for illness after recovery Date: 6-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have recieved some benefits (income) from the goverment due to a couple of illnesses: not being able to go out alone; anxiety; and being excessive in ablution, purity, and prayer. I have also received these benefits for finacial help with my needs as I am 16 and am not physically and mentally able to work at the moment. The thing.. More

  • Accusing someone of theft based on mere suspicion Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused. A few days ago, my Android tablet was stolen. I suspect a local internet worker of this act for various reasons, but I did not spread my suspicion as it looks like slandering to me. I did tell my dad. He went to the boss of that worker. Before going to the boss of that worker, I told my father to mention that we suspect.. More

  • Paying for public transportation in corrupt non-Muslim country Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is travelling on a train without buying a ticket a sin or not? Consider that I live in India, a non-Muslim democratic secular country, and the rulers are very corrupt and cheat with the public's money provided by the government. I think it is not a crime to cheat such a country in which the Muslims are neglected, but my father opposes.. More

  • Thinking of church as house of worship does not require expiation Date: 9-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah wa barakaatuhu. I was reading the newspaper, and there was an article about a woman who did some moral crime in the parking lot of a church. While reading that, I made a shocked face and thought: they do not respect their churches. I was thinking that what she did was more terrible because she did it near a 'place of.. More

  • Using ‘The Master’ or ‘The Mister’ as title Date: 27-2-2017

    Is it halal for someone to call himself ‘The Master’, as a nickname on the internet and websites, especially if one does not do that out of arrogance but just to make clear that he has an influence on that website or app? If it is not halal, then what about using the nickname ‘The Mister’? Thank you. .. More

  • Saying that animated characters are more beautiful than humans Date: 27-2-2017

    I sometimes watch a form of cartoons called anime. Once, I remarked that these animated characters are even more beautiful than humans. Is it haram to say so given that humans are the creation of Allaah? If a person draws something and I think or say that what has been drawn is even more beautiful than reality, is it sinful? .. More

  • Say something good about person not backbiting even if he dislikes it Date: 23-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it backbiting if you say something that the person would not like you to say even if you are actually giving him a compliment? For example, you say that a person looks very strong behind their backbut that person hates to look strong and keeps getting compliments all the time. Would that be backbiting, or is it only backbiting.. More

  • Backbiting without malice, nevertheless backbiting Date: 22-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was just wondering: is something only backbiting if it is done with malice and hate, or can it be backbiting even if it is not done with malice and hate? .. More

  • Doubting whether what one listened to was backbiting Date: 22-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholar. Today, a Muslim friend of our family came to repair some lights in our home. This Muslim brother is our friend, and he is unemployed. After he went back home, my mother and my father had a conversation in front of me, and my father said something like, "Perhaps I should have paid him." (We do not pay him because he is our.. More

  • Divulging friend's secret unintentionally Date: 20-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have two questions. Some days ago, a Muslim friend of mine told me a secret about him, and I kept it secret from everybody. One day, however, I unintentionally told another friend about it! I forgot that it was a secret! I regretted it right there and then! Now I do not know how to repent! The friend who told me the secret does.. More

  • Taking advantage of asylum benefits Date: 16-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I asked the question of fatwa No. 342220 before, and I would like to get some more details. It is not 100 percent certain that the government would withdraw asylum from the wife, because the one who is persecuted is the husband and not the wife. In this country, the asylum rulings are such that if the husband receives asylum, then.. More

  • Telling someone their supplication was not answered although it was Date: 15-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it haram to say to someone that their supplication was not answered although it was? .. More

  • Bitterness of tongue is dispraised trait Date: 15-2-2017

    What does Islam say about people with bitter tongues? .. More

  • Lying to retain political asylum and family unity Date: 9-1-2017

    Assalamu alaykum. A Husband got asylum in a European country because he cannot go to his homecountry for fear of his life. His wife and children also got asylum in order to keep the family unit together. The wife and children are not persecuted in their homecountry. Then the wife went to their homecountry to visit her relatives even though the one who.. More