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  • Muslim Woman Having Close Ties with Christian Woman Date: 2-1-2020

    A Muslim woman in her twenties has a very good Christian (female) friend. She told even that she is her best friend. They talk about everything and they spend a lot of time together. This Muslim woman started lately to read the Quran and she found out that she is not allowed to have infidels as friends. Now she fears that she has apostatised due to.. More

  • Limits Governing Interaction With Non-Muslims Date: 30-10-2019

    Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu. I have a question concerning non-muslims at school. 1. Is it permissible to do the homework of a kaafir teacher that told you to do it? 2. Is it permissible to explain something to a kaafir student (while being yourself a student) or he (the kaafir student) explains it to me. 3. Can we joke and talk with.. More

  • Befriending a Non-Muslim for Worldly Benefit Is Not Disbelief Date: 21-10-2019

    Aoa sir, I wanted to ask one question. I have a non-Muslim friend (Hindu) and I am really closer to her. She's not like other Hindus, she actually helped me to go near Allah. By providing good Quranic material. I read one ayat which says you cannot have non Muslim friends like really close. AM I GOING TO BE A DISBELIEVER IF I YET HAVE HER IN MY LIFE.. More

  • Step Brother Apostated: How to Keep Ties? Date: 24-4-2019

    Assalamu alaikum. I have a step brother who left Islam many years ago. He lives abroad. Me and my family still keep in touch and see him. We try to bring him back to Islam when we see him. My family still have a little liking for him because he is family and I am worrying if this makes them kafir? .. More

  • Eating and Drinking from the Same Food with a Non-Muslim Date: 6-2-2019

    Assalamualaikum. I have a question about sharing of food with non Muslims. Are we allowed to drink .. More

  • Limits of Befriending Non-Muslims Date: 30-9-2018

    Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhThank you for sending me fatwa no. 7885 but it did not answer my question. I would very much like to know what is the punishment for someone who has truly befriended a kafir which is forbidden in sura 5:51, what is the punishment for someone like this? Is he an apostate? May Allaah reward you .. More

  • Muslim Woman Befriending Non-Muslim Females Date: 9-9-2018

    I have a big dilemma because of fatwa number 87176. You say there that a Muslim woman is not allowed to befriend Muslim men and non-muslim men alike. But you say that she can befriend a non-muslim woman? This does not make sense to me at all. Does sura 5:51 not speak about non-muslims in general? I thought Muslims in general, men and women alike, are.. More

  • Learning Skills and Crafts Online From Non-Muslims Date: 6-8-2018

    1) is it permitted for women to learn cooking, art,craft,stitching, & other halal skills/activities/things/hobbies from others both in real life & online ? Or it is regarded stealing other's idea & sin? Is it kind of copyright violation?2) if it is permitted as a female can I learn those both Muslim / righteous/hijabi women & non Muslim/.. More

  • A Muslim Seeking the Help of a Kaafir Date: 19-3-2018

    As salaam alaeykum warahmatullah. Is it permissible to seek help from a non-Muslim whom one fears that he might later use that to insult Islam? As in, he might be saying in the future that he has helped him while his fellow Muslims didnt, and thus, insulting them and Islam. .. More

  • Walking with a Female Christian Friend to Class Date: 19-2-2018

    This past Thursday, January 25th, a Christian missionary lady recognized me whom I spoke last year twice. She wanted to talk with me. However, I was walking to my class with a Christian friend of mine who was tagging along to show me where is my class located. I told the Christian missionary lady that I have to go to my class. My friend saw the Christian.. More

  • Muslim must be proud of religion and its rituals Date: 15-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykoum, Shaykh. In general terms, I do not care about the disbelievers. Sometimes, however, when I meet people whom I grew up or studied with (before becoming a practicing Muslim), I feel ashamed when I meet them in a completely different state; as a practicing Muslim with a beard and so on. Is that a sign of weak faith or hypocrisy? .. More

  • A Muslim should be proud of his religion Date: 16-5-2012

    Assalaamu 'alaykum, what is the verdict on a muslim who is living in the west who is trying to please the kuffar in certain matters? For example he dresses in the usual clothing of his country? Or most of the time he wears thobe (ثَوب‎) and kufiya (كوفية) but when he meets with the kuffar for example at school, work, shopping or somewhere.. More

  • Embracing any religion other than Islam is disbelief Date: 8-3-2012

    What is the ruling on a person who does not believe that non-Muslims are disbelievers? .. More

  • Living with the People of the Book in one house Date: 8-3-2012

    One of my relatives lives in a house that is inhabited by Christians and I found them eating together. Is it permissible to eat with Christians and share their home? Is it permissible to perform prayers in that house, noting that it is full of pictures and the mosque is far? .. More

  • Employing a non-Muslim and responding to his invitation Date: 7-3-2012

    I work in a firm in which a Hindu has been recently employed. Once, he invited us to attend his sister's wedding and we responded to his invitation. They served dinner but we did not eat anything. However, some people told us that it is not permissible to drink there or even to go to that wedding in the first place. Given that all other employees.. More