142 fatwas

  • Commission for encouraging people to join an institute Date: 29-12-2005

    I did encourage some friends to subscribe for a business marketing course which I provide them through one of my friend agency for a special price and after that the owner of the agency want to give me a 10% of the money they paid. At the beginning I was not intending to get a percentage I was do it as a help for them. I want to ask if I took.. More

  • When suddenly awakened his actions may cause harm Date: 8-6-2005

    I have a problem while I'm asleep, its not really sleep-walking but this is what happens. When I am in deep sleep if someone suddenly tries to wake me up I lose control and I actually wake up a few seconds later after I do an action. Like the other day my sister opened my room's door and shouted at me to wakeup an I throw my mobile phone at.. More

  • Sponsors taking money from workers for providing sponsorship Date: 1-6-2005

    What is the Sharee'ah' rulings regarding Kafaalath which is collected by sponsors from the expatriate workers without providing works or any other facilities. They are finding jobs here and there and paying a fixed sum every month if the worker is having work or not?.. More

  • Using money for personal use that is entrusted to you Date: 23-5-2005

    Please I need to know the Islamic ruling on this. If a person keeps his money with me can I borrow from it without his knowledge? And if I can, what actually can I use it for? For settling some debt, or for taking care of some immediate necessity, or for trading? .. More

  • Asked to donate clothes to a Christian charity Date: 27-4-2005

    A lady gave may husband a bag full of used clothes to take it to the Christian organization. And my husband thought if he gives it to somebody else (who is a Muslim) that he knows would be better than to take the bag to the Christian organization. My question is, isn't the bag which is full of used clothes (Amana) and he is supposed to take it where.. More

  • Selling property before its completion Date: 7-3-2005

    Please can you explain whether it is permissible or not to sell something that is not in your possession, for example: you want to buy a house which is not yet built, and pay lets say 30% of the agreed value? Before that property is complete and before you pay any more money towards it (you can optionally pay more before completion but must.. More

  • Charging taxi fare when taking the bus Date: 3-1-2005

    In my company executives has a privilege to hire taxis when the company vehicle not available for office use. After spending for the taxis they simply put a voucher and reimburse the money they spend. Certain executive use this facility in a different way. They use public transport and claim the taxi fares (e.g. certain distance that taxi fare.. More

  • He took his right without telling him Date: 2-11-2004

    I would like to know: Ali came to Dubai and he started working at his uncle place, the salary decided was 1500 Dirams per month. His uncle did not pay him his salary for 3 to 4 month and told him that he has problems etc., and cheated him. Because the guy is his relative so he don't want to go into any fight with him and he decided to take back.. More

  • Invoking the curse of Allaah Date: 29-8-2004

    I want to known detail about Mubaahala if two friends working together as partner in business. Later among them some problem occurs now they can to Mubaahala among them. One of my friend said that we can only do for Islaam activities not any other world things. Is it right? Send me detailed answer with Qur'aan and Hadeeth base... More

  • Dispute about the arbitrator's decision Date: 29-8-2004

    "A" and "B" were partners in a business as per an agreement that suggests to divide the profit and loss equally between them after deducting a portion of their sponsor under whose commercial registration the business was running. Meanwhile "A" desired to withdraw from the business, because he wanted to increase the portion of the sponsor according.. More

  • Declared bankruptcy Date: 27-6-2004

    I have filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy a few years ago. Although I went to court and got a release from the legal point I want to know what is the ruling on this issue in Islam... More

  • Wants to repay money he stole as a child Date: 24-4-2004

    WhenI was a kidI stole some money from several of my relatives. Now, Al-Hamdu Lillah,I am praying andwant to repent. I want to give them back their money, but without their knowledge, becauseI feel very ashamed of my act.Whatshould Ido? By the way, I can only approximate the amount of money I took from some of them, soI do not know exactly.. More

  • Ruling on sharecropping Date: 23-2-2004

    I want to know the permissibility of Sharecropping and Giving Farms (agricultural lands) on the basis of fixed rent or for some yield produced. I read some Ahadith of Saheeh Bukhari in which it was stated that sharecropping and giving farms on rent was permitted initially and later forbidden. Even Ibn Umar (Radiya Allahu Anhu) gave up renting.. More

  • Renting land for cultivation Date: 1-1-2004

    I want to know whether it is permissible for the owner of the land to rent his agricultural land to another person for cultivation and in turn the owner gets a fixed amount of produce and money on annual basis as per the contract from that person... More

  • Commission is lawful provided operation is lawful Date: 3-12-2003

    On behalf of a brother I ask your Fatwa of what he told me, as follows: I live in the USA. Some lady in West African, I do not know, sent to my e-mail that he wants me to provide him with my bank account to transfer amount of money. She told me that she inherited this money from her husband whom was poisoned by his associates who were trading the coco... More