552 fatwas

  • Lying to clients for work Date: 27-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a single woman and live with my parents. I got an opportunity to work from home for a call centre. I am from South Asia and have to make calls to Europe. I should lie to the clients and tell them that I am calling from Europe. I am so worried and confused regarding whether I am doing a sin. If I do not do this, then I have to.. More

  • Lying about being unmarried for protection Date: 26-12-2017

    Salaam. Am I able to lie and say that I am married when I am not? (I am divorced and have no intention of ever marrying again.) I live alone and am fully dependable on myself for survival. My job requires interaction with males for business purposes. However, I am being treated with disrespect by my own people, and I no longer wish to work with them,.. More

  • Lying about nationality to receive scholarship Date: 20-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. There is an American company that offers a global online scholarship about technology. However, you are from some specific countries, you are not eligible to participate in it, and I am from one of those banned countries. I contacted them to get an explanation regarding this restriction, and they said.. More

  • Suspecting that fiancé masturbates and watches pornography Date: 14-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I found out that my fiancé masturbates and watches bad videos. He would “like” a comment on Facebook about a shaykh speaking about how to get rid of this, and this is how I knew. He also hinted before to me that he does it and tries to stop. I feel devastated for two reasons: he is perfect in every other way. I am also devastated.. More

  • Replying “In Shaa’ Allah’ when asked to do something unlawful Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Scholars. In my job, my boss asked me to do something haram, and as I felt shy to say, “No,” to him at that time, I said, “In Shaa’ Allah (Allah willing).” Is it permisible to say “In Shaa’ Allah,”regarding a sin? I only said it because I felt shy to say, “No,” to him at that time, but I will not actually do it,.. More

  • Islam's view on narcissistic people who look down on others Date: 10-12-2017

    What is the ruling on people who are narcissistic and look down on people? Is it a major sin? Even if they are better than others and more skilled, do they have the right to look down upon people? If we are annoyed with or feel hatred towards this type of people, are we sinning? .. More

  • Lying to preserve one's hijaab Date: 29-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I hope and pray that you are in the best of health and Imaan (faith). I have a question regarding lying. Recently, I started wearing the niqab, praise be to Allaah, but my family somehow does not like this. Today, my uncle (not my real uncle) came to our home with his family, so I went to meet them, and I was wearing the hijab. He.. More

  • Sharing unverified reports with people Date: 29-11-2017

    Recently, my aunt told me something which her daughter had said, and that made me doubt her daughter's faith. What I can say is that it sounded as if she has no trust in Allah. My aunt told me not to discuss it with people. Am I allowed to discuss what her daughter said with people? .. More

  • Certificate received after cheating in final exam Date: 28-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Earlier, I send in a question about cheating in exams. I wanted to know: if a person has studied at a training program in college and cheated only in the the last course/exam and then received a degree certificate, is it then sinful to present this degree when applying for a job? You reffered me to fatwa No. 314146, where you referred.. More

  • Non-compliance with state regulations in manufacturing medicine Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear brother in Islam, I am a unani (medicines made of plants, animals and minerals sources) physician and want to establish a unani medicine factory in Bangladesh. There is a national unani formulary which every manufacturer has to follow. You may know that this country is corrupt in every sector. Usually, most of the manufacturers.. More

  • Lying to parents about going to college Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. My brother and I are studying abroad. He is not going to the university, and my parents are still sending him his tution fees, and the semester already started and has reached the midterms, but he did not pay the tution fees and lies to my parents about going to university. He is older than me; I tried making him go to university.. More

  • Changing people's names in autobiography frees it of backbiting Date: 20-11-2017

    I plan to write an autobiography about my life and all the injustice that I suffered throughout it. Of course, I do plan to change people's names in my book so that it is not associated with them and hurts their privacy. Would this be a form of backbiting given that I am talking about all bad things those people did to me (even though their names are.. More

  • Lying without necessity Date: 18-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. When I complained about the reduced speed of my internet connection to my internet service provider, I told him that I was getting maximum 138 kB/s speed of internet, which was 2-3 kB/s less than the actual maximum speed that I was getting (actual speed might be 140-141kB/s). I told a lie to him so that he would increase my net speed... More

  • Saying that someone was 'born by mistake' because of hating him Date: 14-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I unintentionally said that a man (who was the president of India) was born by mistake. Later, I realized that this sentence is not correct because Allah gave him life. I said that only because I hate that person. Does it constitute disbelief to say something like that? .. More

  • Women talking about sex for fun at weddings Date: 13-11-2017

    Is it allowed to talk openly about sex (sometimes about what happened in one's own bedroom or sometimes in someone else's experience) in a room where there are only females? Is it allowed to have fun talking about these topics? Please tell me with authentic hadiths if this is haram and worthy of punishment. It is a tradition to talk about sex in a fun.. More