813 fatwas

  • Ghusl and fasting Date: 4-12-1999

    Is Ghusl needed for fasting? .. More

  • Fasting during Ramadan while pregnant Date: 9-11-1999

    Assalamu-Alaikum! I am currently 5 months pregnant. I wish to know if I am to observe fast during the Holy Month of Ramadhan? I have asked several sisters and they give a different answer. I have looked both in the Qur'an and in Sahih Al-Bukhari but am unable to find anything definite. If I am not supposed to observe fast for the health of the baby,.. More

  • Chewing gum while fasting Date: 21-8-1999

    I am an Engyptian doctor practicing in the U.K. In fasting (Ramadan or optional), my tongue becomes dry. This makes tongue movements during conversation rather sluggish. In turn this makes my accent more difficult to understand by my English speaking patients. Would chewing tasteless gum break my fast (including swallowing saliva; is not acceptable.. More