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  • Starting a TV Channel With Sharee’ah Violations Date: 4-2-2019

    salam. some brothers want to start a tv channel with the intention of giving good alternatives to haram tv programs. but they cant initially give 100% halal programs but they can be a good long term prospect in favor of Islam and their programs will include both Islamic Programs and programs with some shariah violations(for example, ads and musical.. More

  • Preparing spreadsheet that lists TV sets Date: 9-2-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. My father asked me for a spreadsheet to calculate some math necessary for shipping the stuff in our house because we will be migrating to another country, Allaah willing. Among the things that he will ship (and hence use my spreadsheet for) are the TV's. I know that they will commit at least some sins.. More

  • Filming and selling instructional and satirical videos Date: 11-10-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. I wanted to ask: is it okay for me to film myself talking (reviewing) about books and movies? I want to use a video recorder to film myself making funny/satirical reviews of books, movies, and video games and criticize them. Am I also allowed to make videos of myself talking (positively) or teaching about my country? Or videos in which.. More

  • Setting up YouTube channels that violate Sharee'ah Date: 1-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Could you please tell me the ruling on Muslims who have YouTube channels that are open to the public and on which a person can see what they liked and subscribed of what contains inappropriate things. For example, the videos that they liked and the channels that they subscribed to containn music, women not covering, and so on. I am.. More

  • Watching TV interviews online Date: 18-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is regarding watching interviews for leisure. We have not had a TV, praise be to Allaah, for many years. However we do watch it online on a laptop. My dad comes home very tiredfrom the office, and it is not easy for us to go out everyday in the evening for leisure. He always experiences a lot of tension, which he never.. More

  • Listening to bigoted news sources to criticize them Date: 28-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Sorry for my reply. Anyway, I follow the Maliki madhab, and I received the fatwa for my question, fatwa No 312007; the title is 'Learning a language from a source prejudiced against Muslims'. I just want to clarify my question so that there is no misunderstanding. I mean, let us say that you are learning English and that you are using,.. More

  • Watching Islamic TV channels which have music in their programmes Date: 3-3-2009

    assalam wa alykum listening to music is prohibited in islam. but there are so many islamic channels that have music in it (eg. iqra channel that have many islamic programmes) while advertising or in the starting or ending of the programme. is it permitted to watch these channels? some times the programmes on these channels are very informative. we.. More

  • Islamic TV programmes presented by women Date: 2-2-2009

    I am new to Islam. I watch an Islamic TVchannel for learning more about Islam butsome ofits programs are delivered by a woman. Her talks & presentation deeply touch the heart and develop divine love. Is it Ok to watch such programs as per Islam?.. More

  • Giving his father a TV may cause problems Date: 13-7-2004

    I understand that my father will be happy if I buy a colortv for him as the existing one is out-of-order. Though he did not ask me directly to buy this for him, my understanding is that he will be very happy if I would give him a newtv .My father spendsmuch of his time watchingtv to pass his loneliness. But I don't want to give him such a thing.. More

  • Watching entertainment on TV and computers Date: 23-2-2004

    Recently I have been pondering over the issue of watching television being Haram or lawful! I have given up music. I don’t watch TV too frequently, but I am sort of addicted to cricket matches and wrestling and cartoons. That too I watch on my computer. Whenever I see an alien woman in either wrestling or cricket I sway my sight that instant... More

  • Watching TV Date: 13-7-2002

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of watching TV? Why is watching TV prohibited? Please provide the good reason from which we can convince our children, non-believers and other Muslims... More

  • PC's Internet and TV Date: 13-5-2002

    What is your verdict on PC and Internet, TV for news and information? Remember, we have no control over the content... More

  • Ruling on television Date: 29-12-2001

    Is television haram?.. More

  • TV call in quiz shows Date: 6-7-2001

    Muslims taking part in one of the Questions & Answer contest on TV. This question specifically relate to programs where the condition of entry is only that you must be a national citizen, make a call to enter your name, which will be picked by lots as there are many entrants, and you must spend your time and money to reach the TV station, when selected.. More

  • Imam appearing with uncovered woman for TV interview Date: 2-11-2000

    What do you say if an Imam has an interview on TV with a woman without Hijab?.. More