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  • Her Husband Does Not Fast Ramadan Date: 28-8-2018

    I just married my husband 4 months ago, we are now expecting a baby. When I married him I was under the impression that he fasts and prays but now as it is ramandan, he told me he can’t fast during the summer because it’s too hard on him since he’s a smoker.What should I do in this situation? Do I have to leave him? Thank you so much .. More

  • Ruling on breaking fast because of military training Date: 15-5-2017

    I am a military aviation student. One day, during last Ramadan, I was supposed to undertake pilot training in the morning. Therefore, I did not fast that day. What happened was that the weather changed and caused the training sortie to be cancelled, and I did not take my flight. What is the ruling? Shall I offer an expiation? I would like to inform.. More

  • Serving water to non-Muslim in Ramadan Date: 17-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Scholar of Islam. I want to know the following: Is it permissible for a Muslim to offer water to drink to a non-Muslim during the daytime in Ramadan? I have read that many scholars opined that it is not permissible. Please let me know if there is any other considerable opinion from our righteous predecessors. May Allaah reward.. More

  • Breaking the fast because of thirst Date: 9-5-2016

    I have a friend who works hard labor. He does not fast and justifies his attitude by the fact that his work is too hard. He says that he does not suffer hunger but feels too thirsty. What should he do? .. More

  • Firefighting and fasting Ramadan Date: 8-5-2016

    In Britain, fire fighters need to drink huge amounts of water whenever they are put on alert for possible fire accidents. This is because while they are in places where there is a fire they may lose consciousness if they did not drink huge amounts of liquids beforehand. The authorities here are asking about the ruling of fasting in Ramadan for fire.. More

  • Breaking fasting in order to undergo a computed tomography of the fetus Date: 16-9-2009

    I am in the fifth week of my pregnancy and doctors have asked me to run a computerized tomography which requires a large quantity of water in my stomach by 10 am. So, I am obliged to drink water shortly before that time. What is the ruling on this?.. More

  • Breaking Fast Due To Hard Work or Difficult Circumstances Date: 16-9-2009

    I work in Spain in the field of construction, which is one of the most difficult fields of work. We work in high temperatures and I consume about nine liters of water a day. I therefore believe that I will not be able to fast in Ramadhaan. Is it permissible for me not to fast? I want you to provide me with the answer taking the following factors into.. More

  • Works for the army and can not fast in Ramadan Date: 2-9-2009

    assalamu'aleykum I'm from Russia. My brother is in the army now. There is no "halal" meat. They can eat only in certain time(breackfast 7:30...dinner at 20:00). He has a stomach ack gastritis that can become worse if he doesn't eat a long time. 1. Is he obliged to fast in ramazan, if we take in consideration his illness and that he can't make sahur.. More

  • Breaking the fast during Ramadan for the tennis player Date: 10-8-2009

    I will be playing tennis matches during the first week of Ramadhaan at noon when the temperature reaches 30 degrees. It will be very difficult for me to fast under such circumstances. Am I right if I break the fast and feed a poor person for each missed day of fasting?.. More

  • Breaking the Fast during Ramadan Due to Exams Date: 31-5-2006

    Dear Scholar,Asalmo Alykom, I am a doctor and I decided to do a medical exam next month inshallah. The exam takes 7 hours and is done on the computer. The exam is going to be in Ramadan, and so I want to ask if I have a permission not to fast in the day of the exam as itwill be very difficult for me to concentrate enough if I was fasting. Finally,.. More

  • Failing to fast in Ramadan for work reasons Date: 28-11-2005

    My husband do not fast in Ramadhaan in some days that he works 12 hours because he can not stand this. I talked to him many times. He can not find another job. Is this alter my relationship with him? .. More

  • Claims studies makes fasting difficult Date: 10-2-2005

    I'm student in south Korea, the study is proceed in Ramadhaan which make it really hard to me to be fast. What I should to do? .. More

  • Workers who may be excused from fasting Date: 26-4-2004

    Do manual labourers have to fast? They have to work in the hot sun from morning till evening while weare inan air-conditionedroom at home, in our car,or in our work place.Sometimes the heatis so intensethat even a non-fasting person can lose consciousness. So, who is excepted from fasting? I hope you will answer this question. .. More