413 fatwas

  • Ruling on scholarships offered by a Riba-based bank Date: 24-2-2014

    Asalam aleikum A riba based bank wants to offer scholarships for students in our area where majority are muslims, it has done this in other parts of the country also. The sheikhs in the area have met to discuss about it, some saw nothing wrong with accepting them but others preferred to make more research hence I decided to ask your opinion. 1. Is it.. More

  • A promised fixed return on investment is Riba Date: 10-2-2014

    Assalam Alaikum, I am an Indian working in Saudi Arabia. Presently I have been offered a commercial Property (Retail space in a Mall). The developer assuring me , if I pay full amount, he will give me minimum 1% of the cost of property , as rent, every month for next 15 years. If the property goes with higher rent I will get the higher rent otherwise.. More

  • Spending Riba-based interests on one’s personal affairs Date: 4-2-2014

    As-Salaamu ‘Alaykum. I gained 46,000 as interest on invested money at a Riba-based bank. Now I deeply regret having done that and want to repent to Allaah for this deed. Should I pay that amount in charity? If I do not own this sum of money now, should I borrow it? If it happens that I have this amount of money in the future, should I pay it in.. More

  • Riba-based borrowing is not necessary in such a case Date: 3-2-2014

    I am a young man who has been engaged for three years through a valid marital contract, meaning that my fiancée is my lawful wife according to Sharee‘ah. My fiancée and I were in seclusion that resulted in pregnancy. She has been pregnant for a month. Now, I want us to get married (hold a wedding ceremony) as soon as possible in order to avoid the.. More

  • The excess in price in this manner is a back door to Riba Date: 3-2-2014

    I bought a car through the Islamic bank. I asked for a sum that is higher than the price of the car in order to handle some important affairs with the extra sum of money. Is this act permissible under Sharee‘ah? Please advise. May Allaah Reward you... More

  • The bank must own the commodity for the muraabahah to be valid Date: 2-2-2014

    What is the ruling on the following form of Muraabahah: I require the bank to buy a car for me, and it asks me to bring a statement indicating the cash price of the car from an agency. After agreement over the premiums, the duration, and the rate of interest, the bank gives me a check in the name of the agency, along with an order to transfer the car.. More

  • Paying ATM card fees from bank interest Date: 1-2-2014

    Assalamu alaikum Here in india banks deduce a amount from our account yearly as a atm card fee. I want to know the ruling of using the interest money they give, for paying this fee? Pls direct me to know what can all be done with interest money in detail .. More

  • Taking a present that comes with the bought item is not riba Date: 30-1-2014

    Are the free services provided upon buying an item, such as giving the person a bottle of perfume and an extra item with it for free, considered Riba?.. More

  • Company paying interest changes not the ruling Date: 30-1-2014

    As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, Is it unlawful to buy a car on loan, given that the car is necessary in my work? Having no car will result in definite harm. It should be known that the company will pay the interest of the loan and I will not bear any loss. May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • Selling gold that contains stones Date: 30-1-2014

    How should the gold that contains “stones” be bought and sold?.. More

  • Selling non-Riba item in return for the same kind along with increase and deferred payment Date: 29-1-2014

    Could you summarize the opinions of the scholars on the ruling of Riba An-Nasee’ah (increasing the price of an item in return for deferred payment) regarding selling non-Riba items for me? May Allaah Reward you. .. More

  • A loan must be paid as taken, and if not possible, the value is to be estimated Date: 29-1-2014

    In 1990, I lent nearly 150,000 dollars to a person, and he wants to pay me this year, 2001, while the sum is now equal to only 1500 dollars. When I lent him the money I did not agree with him on which currency he would pay me, whether by the dollar or by the local currency. The local currency at that time was the Sudanese pound and now it is the Sudanese.. More

  • Ruling on cancelling part of the debt in return for immediate payment of another part Date: 9-1-2014

    In the Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Ever Merciful. May Allaah Bless your efforts and Reward you. My question is: I am a merchant and have a store, and a client takes commodities from me on credit, and his debt has risen to 40,000 dollars. He repays in installments and takes goods on a weekly basis. One day, I needed 10,000 dollars and said.. More

  • Extending a sale contract for an increase in price is Riba Date: 31-12-2013

    ASSALAM O ALAIKUM; i sell a plot in pakistan in the month of july and write a contract as that buyer give me 1/4 in advance and the rest money in the month of December. now he is giving me an offer that this contract should be more longer than 6 months more and u take 30000 per marla more because after 6 months the price of plot will increse as the.. More

  • Ruling on accepting gifts from a Riba-based bank Date: 1-11-2013

    i have a savings bank account and i dispose off the interest given by the bank. But bank also gifts its customers a yearly calendar, dairy or wallet, can i take it? If not ,then what should i do with previous gifts? .. More