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  • Charging the tenant extra money if he delays paying the rent Date: 9-11-2010

    Peace be with you. Our building owner warn us that if we pay the rent late (for 10-15 days probably) he would charge 500 more money. Unfortunately we payed after the period was elapsed and he urged us to pay 500 more or leave the house. What is the ruling of this matter, it seems like he is charging riba i.e. usury from us as charged with credit cards.. More

  • Benefitting from a car bought with a usurious loan Date: 2-11-2010

    Salaam, I live in a shiah country, and according to our fiqh, bank interest can be free from Riba if some criteria are met. I personally do not agree with this rules, and I think the interest might be Riba. However, my father and mother do not consider it Riba (with their own reasoning, like many other people). The father of family has bought a car.. More

  • Taking Riba is the only way for her to migrate to a Muslim country Date: 20-5-2010

    salam aleikum.. i know its big haram to take riba, but is it still haram to take riba for to take my husband and the children and make hijra for to move to muslim country.. we now live in koffar country in the europe and its very bad especially for the children and we know many muslim families here who the goverment have take the children from the parents.. More

  • Borrowing money with Riba for making an eyebrow hair transplantation Date: 1-4-2010

    salam aleikum.. i have one question. i have some decise in my eyebrows to make the hair there to not grow. i have this since i was 16 years. i only have very little hair there and when i was younger i must to make make up in my eyebrows because it look ugly and i cant show myself to anybody. i know its haram to make tatoo, but because i cant make makeup.. More

  • Joining upromise rewards program Date: 3-3-2010

    Assalaamu aliakum There are certain financial programs these days where you sign up and get a few cents back on your debit card for each purchase you make. It encourages you to spend with the notion that you will get something back in return. Is a transaction such as this allowed Islamically? Here's an example: "Become a Preferred Diner and you'll.. More

  • Wants to use interests to buy gold for his sister whose gold was stolen Date: 10-2-2010

    My brother left home and take my sister gold along with him who is married, now parents are forcing me to make her new gold jewellry bcoz if her in-law come to know about this then there will be a big problem. I have some interest amount around 6000 Indian rupees in my saving account, I have to pay a big amount to buy a gold for my sister. So my question.. More

  • He took a Riba-based loan to help his cousin Date: 27-1-2010

    assalamu alaikkum. i have taken a housing loan for one my cousin in my name. i have realised that it is haraam since it involves interest(riba). my cousin is having enough money but he is not relieving me out of this sin. my question is whether Allah will forgive me for this? also im showing this loan to get tax exemption( india ). can i continue to.. More

  • Father overburned with huge debts and can repay Date: 6-1-2010

    AsalamoAlikum After months of efforts i have found a more clearer picture of my father's business work. He is in huge debts(mix of people and bank) which he says will be paid off completely only if his business goes on smoothly for 3 to 4 years atleast without any disturbance. He has repented from interest loans but is still paying on.. More

  • His company wants to buy him a car with a Riba-based loan Date: 29-12-2009

    I work in a pharmaceutical company where they take a loan from a bank with intrest and buy me a car , where the company will pay the bank as long as I am employed there. And in case I left the company before the loan setellment I SHAL PAY THE BANK . Should I take the car.. More

  • Borrowed money from the line of credit of her mother who later declared bankruptcy Date: 14-12-2009

    Salaam Alikum, My question is regarding money I borrowed from someone to go to school. I borrowed money from my Mom to go to school for something, she did not have the money so she took out the money from a line of credit from the bank for me as long as I agreed to pay the minimum monthly payments for it. My Mom had to declare bankruptcy not to long.. More

  • Taking a line of credit to help an indebted friend Date: 3-11-2009

    O noble shaykh, Assalamu alaikum warahmatullah. One of my friends is totally drowned under interest(riba). He made this much loan because of his education. He finished his graduation 4 years before. Still he is paying off the loan that he made. The irony is, he is still paying the interest of the loan and he has been paying for more than 4 years. He.. More

  • Paying debts through a Riba-based restructuring program Date: 26-10-2009

    Salam alaikom. I am new muslim from Finland Al-hamdulillaah. Before islam i had busines, it was haram and i have take loan with riba for that. After i became muslim and get knowledge that its haram, i sold company, but for me stayed much dept. I was without work sometime after. Dept what stayed has grow now becouse of riba one third bigger, and still.. More

  • Bought a computer with a Riba-based loan Date: 22-10-2009

    Assalamu Alaikum, I live in a non muslim county , I had purchased a computer system on my credit card a 5 years ago, which was from an usury bank. After purchasing it I didn’t repay the debts in time and also avoided to pay it. After a long period my debts became doubled by an applied interest. The bank had blocked my card and continued reminding.. More

  • His wife insists on depositing her money in a usurious bank Date: 2-9-2009

    a husband asks his wife to deposit her money in an islamic bank, but she refuses, to what extent is he involved in this sin? what does he do?.. More

  • His non-Muslim mother opened a Riba-based bank account in his name Date: 27-8-2009

    salaam aleykum, When I was born my mother (non-muslim)opened a bankaccount on my name. Recently I got married and she said I can now receive the money from this account. But what do I have to do with the interest? She opened the account so I think the sin is hers, but I'm confused about it because she opened the account on my own name... More