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  • Swore to a lie to make peace Date: 15-6-2005

    I had committed adultery with another woman and my wife came to know about this. After that she started fighting with me demanding for divorce. Then our family members met and then everything was settled after some days she started the same topic again and again she used to fight with me. I did not tell her the truth because I knew she would.. More

  • Making false claims to get immigration papers Date: 12-6-2005

    I want to inquire that if a person 'A' for the purpose of immigration to Canada show false documents that he 'A' in now converted from Muslim to Christian. So please tell me what does Sharee'ah say in this regard either this person 'A' remain Muslim or not as 'A' is saying that from heart he is Muslim but he is only showing false document.. More

  • Should the Imaam correct lies being disseminated Date: 17-2-2005

    If a lie is being disseminated; is it the duty of the Imaam of a Masjid to inform his Muqtadien about it (specially if it is such that creates an environment of prejudice and presents an excuse to the perpetrators to inflict injury to the Jamaat)? Or may he (the Imaam) choose to keep quiet because of some perceived or possible threat to him or.. More

  • Swearing to a lie by Allaah Date: 15-12-2004

    I have a wife but I committed a sin by swearing in the name of Allaah to another woman that I am not married to her and she is not carrying my child. I knew this is a big sin. What should I do now?.. More

  • When lies are permissible Date: 4-8-2004

    According to your site we can liefor some necessityor to protect someone. Are the following examples reason for lying? My uncle lied that his son passed in the exam. This is to keep it a secret. My wife's aunt lied that she did not give dowry (money given by bride's parents to the groom) to the groom of her daughter. Here both uncle and aunt.. More

  • Forging papers of divorce Date: 12-7-2004

    I have a very important question and I really want to have an answer for that. I hopeyou will find the time and answer me. I am a 27 year old, mother of two children, and I live in the USA. I have beenmarried for 9 years. Last year just to sponsor my brother from Africa to come to the USA, I filled a false divorce and got the paper... More

  • Making a promise or lying to avoid serious trouble Date: 28-6-2004

    In a situation where continued dispute could lead to serious consequences (like a very treated argument) and a promise or lie is made to avoid disaster, must it be fulfilled?.. More

  • Many Issues Including Not Allowed to Pray on Time at Work Date: 24-6-2004

    I'm a young man 40 years old. I 'm a Moroccan Muslim. When I was in my country I lived a hard life, I worked for family, my mother and sister, plus my wife. We were about nine people I could not support them I began filing for immigration to Canada; It will cost me about 15000 Canadian with a lawyer and travel expenses. But I don't have the money, I.. More

  • Using welfare funds in Hong Kong illegally Date: 1-6-2004

    In Hong Kong if a family is there permanently and the head of the family is without work the government requires that he apply for welfare. If approved the government will issue a monthly amount for his family. Is this money Halal? Some people make false claims... More

  • Working using false documents Date: 25-5-2004

    I'm working in a European country using false documents because I haven't other choice and job which I am doing don't need any qualification or certificate. Is what I'm doing Halal?.. More

  • Someone who lies to get better accommodation Date: 24-9-2003

    What is the ruling for someone who goes to Europe from a peaceful country and claims that he comes from another country which is facing civil war, to take advantages like free residence, accommodation and free education?.. More

  • Lying to get better price Date: 14-9-2003

    If I bought a thing with 10 Dirham and I told for my friend that it is 20 Dirham and I took from him 20 Dirham. Is this lawful?.. More

  • Writing on the Form that He Is Christian to Get Financial Help Date: 21-6-2003

    I am student in Germany and I have a question. I have asked a committee in Berlin to help me, but this group only helps Christian students. They sent me a paper and I have to complete this paper and I have to stake my religion. Can I write that I am Christian to get their help? I need money. .. More

  • Lying as permissible Date: 26-8-2002

    Under which all circumstances is lying permissible (especially lying to parents; especially when they tell you to do something which is not in accordance to Islam - such as girls not allowed to go out to seek Islamic knowledge)?.. More

  • Using forged documents for work Date: 14-8-2002

    I would like to know we can use forged certificates for any job?.. More