266 fatwas

  • Depriving the thief of his rights is injustice Date: 17-8-2015

    It is a common practice in our country to entirely deprive the wage-earning worker of his wages if it is proven that he has stolen something, even if insignificant. This is based on the assumption that theft has been a persistent stable attitude of him. According to principle, should we deduct the stolen amount of money from the worker's wages based.. More

  • Lay people are not entitled to carry out the prescribed corporal punishments Date: 17-8-2015

    Someone accused my sister of committing unlawful sexual intercourse with him. He even claimed that she got pregnant and had an abortion! We asked a Muslim female doctor to check her, and she told us that she is still a virgin and nothing of what this man claimed is true. Please note that we are living in a country that does not implement the Hudood.. More

  • Rape and consequent Sharee'ah rulings Date: 17-8-2015

    What is the Sharee'ah ruling on rape? What are the consequent rulings regarding both parties? .. More

  • Ruling on sexual intercourse with one's divorced wife before renewal of marriage contract Date: 17-8-2015

    I have been married since six years and have two children. I filed for Khul‘ (type of divorce requested by the wife) last year because my husband did not provide for me or for his children and was spending all his money unlawfully. I got a divorce although he did not want it. Six months ago, he came back to me, crying, asking me to be together again.. More

  • Ruling on the killing of an adulteress by her father or someone else Date: 17-8-2015

    Is it permissible to kill one's daughter or sister if she commits unlawful sexual intercourse? What is the Sharee'ah ruling on killing her for this reason? .. More

  • Reasons of detention in Islam? Date: 17-8-2015

    As-salamu ‘alaykum. What are the crimes that entail detention according to the Sharee'ah? .. More

  • State property is as inviolable as that of individuals Date: 17-8-2015

    Here in Libya, some people claim that robbing the properties of the state is lawful because it does not observe justice in dealing with its citizens. For example, the citizens who belong to the hard working class are not able to seek treatment outside the country while some people would travel abroad to receive treatment for the flu. Recently, a certain.. More

  • Non-penetrative sex with a non-Mahram woman does not entail application of Hadd Date: 17-8-2015

    I have a very serious problem. I have been engaged since a year, and only one week is left until our wedding. I have kissed my fiancée, touched her, and intensively engaged in foreplay to the extent that I ejaculated. This happened more than once, knowing that we were wearing our clothes. Each time, I felt remorseful and severely reproached myself... More

  • Going beyond the Limit of Prescribed Corporal Punishment as a Form of Ta‘Zeer? Date: 17-8-2015

    Can the judge prescribe a Ta‘zeer (discretionary punishment) that exceeds the Hadd (prescribed corporal punishment) in some crimes that entails Hadd or Qasaas (retribution)? .. More

  • Accusation of fornication without proof is a heinous crime Date: 17-8-2015

    When I was a child, my mother used to host a man in her house, and it was known that the devil was their companion and tempted that man into having unlawful sexual intercourse with her. I was young and afraid of all things. I hate my mother and do not know what to do given the fact that she raised us after my father died. After I have grown up, this.. More

  • Ruling on someone who drinks alcohol and observes prayer and fasting Date: 16-8-2015

    What is the ruling on someone who observes the obligatory acts of worship such as prayer, fasting, charity and so on, but he drinks alcohol? .. More

  • Calling someone 'gay' without accusing him of Sodomy Date: 20-7-2015

    What is the ruling of calling someone who is non Muslim "gay" without accusing him of adultery? .. More

  • Ijmaa’ is a principle of the Hanbali Mathhab Date: 20-4-2015

    Ya shaykh , I heard that Madhab of Imam Ahmad has following Usools Alnusoos (Quran and Sunnah) , AlIjma , Fatawa of Sahaba , Hadith Daeef and Mursal and Qiyas ..... but some other people told me that There is no Ijma in usool alhanbali ...please clarify the matter .. More

  • On the lawfulness of judges passing judgments based on personal knowledge Date: 18-4-2015

    Assalaam-alikum, my question is about "Judge as witness in Islam"example; Judge who was seen his own eye attacks and murder, full scenes. if Judge sees all those is he able to fish the case by himself as a witness or testimony? .. More

  • Blogs about Islam written by lay Muslims Date: 6-4-2015

    Assalamu alaikumMy question is regarding the concern of many Muslims who have blogs online and have taken it upon themselves to answer questions and give Islamic advice to other Muslims without any Islamic knowledge/degree. These questions come in the form of anything from TAWHEED, sharia, sins, issues with deen, tafseer of Quran, explanation of ayats.. More