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  • Detesting the evil by the heart is sufficient when changing it is difficult Date: 11-11-2007

    I work in an educational institution. Every Saturday, they chant a poem which includes words contradictory to the Islamic Creed. If I denounce that, I may get fired. What should I do?.. More

  • Uttering the truth is required within capacity Date: 11-11-2007

    How can I tell the truth in these times we live in, where the only way to deal with people is with hypocrisy and deceit?.. More

  • Stealing wine and musical instruments in order to destroy them Date: 11-11-2007

    Is it permissible to steal unlawful items, like wine and musical instruments, with the intention to destroy them?.. More

  • Informing owner if one who sees that someone stealing goods Date: 11-11-2007

    I work for a commercial enterprise owned by a Muslim. One day, I saw a fellow Muslim worker stealing some goods. Should I tell the owner though I have no witnesses other than myself? .. More

  • Man advising a woman to wear Hijab Date: 11-11-2007

    I am a 23-year old man. Thanks to Allaah The Almighty I observe all the daily prayers. One day a girl came to buy something from my shop. In fact, I liked her and I felt that she has the same feelings towards me. Therefore, I wanted to propose to her. However, the problem is that she does not wear Hijaab. Is it permissible for me to try to convince.. More

  • Allowing wrongdoing is equally sinful Date: 10-11-2007

    I know an 18-year old non-Muslim girl who suffers from many psychological problems. I also know that she wants to commit suicide. What should I do about that? Am I allowed to invite her to Islam and marry her?.. More

  • Forcing people to adhere to the truth Date: 10-11-2007

    My job sometimes necessitates that I travel long distances by car, up to 1500 km away. One of our colleagues smokes during the journey and I cannot stop him. This travelling is optional, but I will lose 1200 riyals and five vacation days if I do not travel. What should I do?.. More

  • Responding to a friend who become a Shiite Date: 10-11-2007

    Should we abandon our friend who became a Shiite?.. More

  • Deleting pornographic material from another’s computer Date: 10-11-2007

    I work in a computer maintenance office and sometimes Muslims bring us computers that contain pornographic films, which are spread widely among the youths. Is it my right to delete these films from their computers? Or is it not my right because I have no authority over them?.. More

  • Duty of forbidding adultery and preventing it diligently Date: 10-11-2007

    Is it permissible to keep silent regarding the crime of adultery practiced by a neighbouring married woman with her husband's friend?.. More

  • Enjoining good and forbidding evil - a guiding light Date: 10-11-2007

    A man knows that his friend is doing something prohibited out of ignorance. Should this man inform his friend? This man is afraid that his friend would mock him or not believe him and that this would harm his friend as he would no longer be excused for being ignorant of the sin... More

  • Expelling adulterous sister does not solve the problem Date: 10-11-2007

    How should a brother deal with his adulterous sister? Should he leave her to continue committing this sin or should he expel her from the house and end his relationship with her?.. More

  • Giving charity for sinful people while advising them Date: 10-11-2007

    Is it permissible for a well-off person to give charity to his sister who does not adhere to Hijaab but observes the prayers or to his brother who does not pray out of laziness? Can I negotiate a deal with them that considers prayer and Hijaab as a condition for my financial help? In fact, they are really in need for money and I fear their reaction.. More

  • Being in evil places to achieve a personal need Date: 10-11-2007

    What is the ruling of going to a barber where music is played loudly? Should I have my hair cut at that barbershop or go somewhere else? Please note that sometimes women enter that barbershop. .. More

  • Being passive about evil due to shyness Date: 10-11-2007

    I have a personal computer that I use for studying, but my older brother saves folders that have songs and other things that are not Islamically lawful. I am embarrassed to tell him not to do that. Does the fact that these folders are on my personal computer mean I will be held accountable for them?.. More