547 fatwas

  • Shyness Date: 9-1-2001

    Since I became religious my (shyness) has increased very much, I and my face becomes red and sweaty whenever I join the lectures or friends' I want to have surgical operation to get rid of it so, is it ok or if you have any recomendation?.. More

  • Abortion for fetus with Down's syndrome Date: 1-1-2001

    Can a 36 year-old woman, 4 months pregnant with a fetus with Down's syndrome have an abortion? .. More

  • Use of embryos for research Date: 17-10-2000

    Is it permissable to donate unused embryos during infertility treatments to be used in Embryonic stem cell research? These procedures are to cure diseas such as alzheimers and parkinsons, as well as aid in the cure of damaged spinal cords. Would the use of embryonic stem cells be permissable? Would it be permissable to donate unused embryos?2-.. More

  • Using the Internet Date: 20-9-2000

    Could you provide me with feedback and insight on the following website, and its conspiracy theories, Free Masons, New World Order, etc.? Is it ok to read such and will that affect our deen and Islamic line of thought? I don't wish to corrupt my Islamic line of thought and belief and hence ask for advice. .. More

  • Healing by faith versus healing through medication Date: 8-9-2000

    Can you please shed some light on healing by faith versus healing through physicians and medicationfrom an Islamic point of view... More

  • Genetic diagnosis during in vitro fertilisation Date: 25-8-2000

    What is the Islamic view on preimplantation genetic diagnosis during invetro fertilisation? Can we destroy embryos carrying genes for diseases and thus avoid transfer of such embryos to the uterus of the patient?.. More

  • Organ Transplantation Date: 21-8-2000

    What is the Islamic opinion about Organ Transplantation using ANIMAL ORGANS? (Pig kidnies and livers will be used in near future in western world). .. More

  • Donating blood Date: 12-8-2000

    Does Islam allow a person to give blood? For example, donating blood at a blood drive... More

  • Forced by husband to have abortion Date: 23-6-2000

    My husband forced me to have an abortion and I did it for his sake. I was pregnant for one or two weeks. What should I do? .. More

  • Donating body parts Date: 9-6-2000

    Assalamualikum Dear brothers in Islam, What is the Fatwa on the following:- Can we donate our eyes just after the death? .. More

  • Doing research using human fetus Date: 11-5-2000

    I am a scientist doing research on the human cell and its reaction to cancer. Recently I was approached to do research in this field but using human feutus that were aborted at the age of five months. I am worried that this will not be permitted in Islam. The research is geared to finding cures to cancer but the thought of working on human fetus is.. More

  • Smoking Date: 10-5-2000

    A brother says that smoking is not haram but makruh. I believe that makruh and haram are synonyms, right? I would like to have the answer... More

  • Transsexual Date: 14-4-2000

    I want to know the Islamic view of the "transsexual". And how Islam look on khunsa... More

  • Marriage contract over the telephone Date: 11-2-2000

    Is nikah on the telephone permitted in Shariah? .. More

  • Female being examined by male doctor Date: 2-2-2000

    Today I had a kind of shared ethics meeting. We (medical and nursing students and 2 supervisors) were discussing some ethical issues. As I expected before the meeting, we came to an issue about Muslims and Islam. It concerned a young married Muslim woman who was sick and her family didn't allow her to be examined by a male doctor, the only doctor available.. More