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  • Assisting a disbeliever to slaughter and eat from the animal Date: 2-4-2018

    salam asylum. dear sheikh what is the authenticity of imam Ahmad bn Hanbal statement that a muslim can assist a disbeliever slaughter a sacrifice and is permitted to eat from it .. More

  • Animals slaughtered by Magi unlawful to eat Date: 27-9-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. Is it true that ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab accepted meat from the Majoos(Magi)when he was reigning as the Caliph and ate it and distributed it amongst the Companions? Or was it sweets? Did anything like that take place? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • People of the Book mentioning the name of Allaah when slaughtering animals Date: 8-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I understand that Muslims are allowed to eat food from the People of the Book. However, is it still halal to eat kosher meat if the Rabbi Sachet only mentioned Allaah's name on the first animal and the last animal? .. More

  • Meat from Jews and Christians is lawful if they converted after Islam Date: 20-10-2014

    I read this in al-Baghawees Tafseer of verse 5:5: "{... and the food of those who were given the Scripture is lawful for you...} meansthe meat of the Jews and Christians and whoever entered their religion of the other nations before the Prophecy of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallm. As for those who embraced their religion after the advent.. More

  • Eating the meat of animals slaughtered to dead people Date: 29-12-2009

    There is a man who slaughters three goats every year as charity in the name of three people: Abdul-Qaadir Al-Jeelaani, Sidi Ahmad and Sidi Al-Haaj Yahya. It should be known that some ignorant people, including this man, believe that these people bring about benefits and harm. Is it permissible to eat from this goal meat?.. More

  • School dinner for a Muslim child in UK Date: 12-5-2009

    Assalamualaikum,I'm in uk and my sun asking me to put him in school dinner also school says they are providing only halal but they are non muslim Is it permissioble to eat in there?(School:Kingssbury Green Primery School,Old Kenton Lane,London NW9 9ND.. More

  • Eating food of those who were given the Scripture Date: 13-11-2005

    I have a book by Yusuf Al-Qaradawi in this book it states in regards to Halaal food that "the food of those who were given the scriptures is permitted to you" and Allaah has permitted their food to us unconditionally. I am wondering living in the Western world is this correct or am I misunderstanding its meaning? Can you please explain.. More

  • Eating meat slaughtered by non-Muslims Date: 12-6-2005

    If an animal is slaughtered by a non-Muslim but according to the standard set by Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and does not mention any name when he does it, is it lawful for Muslims to eat if they mention the name of Allah when they consume it? .. More

  • Difficulties finding Halaal foods in non-Muslim country Date: 27-2-2005

    I am living in a non-Muslim country, I am married and I have a daughter (10months), the problem here is I don't know what is Halaal and what is Haraam, I am buying Halaal meat but they have no chicken, so at home we were eating chicken from supermarket and cow meat from Halaal shop, but two weeks ago I stopped eating no Halaal chicken... More

  • Eat the meat of animals that were slaughtered according to Shariah Date: 29-6-2004

    I am living in Britain. I came here just six months ago to study and to work in the future. I live in not very big town with some Muslims. few hundreds most of them are students in the university. my problem is that now there is only one small shop in the only mosque in this town which brings the meat from London and this usually happens during.. More

  • Eating beef and chicken slaughtered by the Finns Date: 13-3-2004

    Can we eat the meat slaughtered by the Finnish people (beef and chicken)? I have read in the book of Dr. Yusef Al-Qaradawi (al Halal & al Haram), that it is Halal, but I have heard from many others that it is Haram. How it can be while it is very clear in Holy Qur'an that the food of People of the Book is Halal? Could you please clarify?.. More

  • Frozen chicken from Brazil Date: 13-3-2004

    Is it permissible to eat the frozen chicken from Brazil that comes by the name "Saadia" even if it states it is slaughtered according to Islamic customs?.. More

  • Ways of slaughtering in Australia Date: 30-3-2003

    In Australia it is illegal to slaughter meat in jungles and farms or any other places away from the DPI eyes. Anyone caught can be given a fine starting from 10000 Australian. In spite of the illegality, many Muslims slaughter in these illegal spots mainly because it is cheaper than butcher shops. Some others also claim that this way ensures that the.. More

  • Eating Meat in Germany Date: 14-1-2003

    when I came to Germany I met Muslims who told me that if the meat (Chicken or beef or lamb) is not slaughtered by a Muslim or using the Islamic way, it is haram to eat it. I always thought when I eat any meats {non-pork }, if I say Bismillah before eating it, it is halal all the time I buy meats from the stores and had no idea that it is haram. Meat.. More

  • Meat of Animals Slaughtered by People of the Book Date: 28-4-2002

    I have a question about Halal and Haram meat. In Surah Ma`idah Allah Says the food of the People of the Book is not Haram for us. Is it Haram to eat, for example, a chicken from a supermarket where a Christian or Jew slaughtered it but didn't say name of Allah. Someone told me that when you say "Bismillah" and eat it the food is Halal. .. More