342 fatwas

  • Leaving something on which the Name of Allaah is written in a dirty place Date: 17-8-2014

    salam alaykum.pls,sheikh I want clarification about a dispute between students of knowledge about a person who saw a paper which is written upon it Abdullah in filthy place and did not remove it instead he went ahead with his activities. one student said that that person has committed kufr while the other said that it is not. pls give me precise and.. More

  • Neighbors accuse her of being an unbeliever Date: 29-7-2014

    Salam aleikum, What is a Muslim supposed to do if he/she is called a 'Christian' or an 'infidel' by neighbors without any reason except discrimination? Going to the judge would involve too much money and time and he would probably not do anything anyway. There are no 'wise' men to intervene. Talking to the neighbors has proven useless. Please advise. .. More

  • Ruling on those who deem lawful what is unlawful Date: 11-7-2014

    Asalam o Akaikum!!! When people say that something is not a sin(but that thing is a sin whether major or minor).they say such on lack of knowledge or due to wrong traditions of daily life, or knowing that it is a sin but they just say its not a sin and start giving different statements to justify themselves.what's ruling on these people who don't say.. More

  • Saying words that imply disbelief jokingly Date: 23-6-2014

    assalamualikum i want to know if this is a sin. i asked one of my colleagues that if they could cover my hours and they said no because they have to attend church and then I said to them ok if you dont go (church) youll be sinning, i dont beleive this in my heart. i then i asked her if their freind can cover my hours and she said maybe, then i asked.. More

  • The 'opponent of Allaah' in this Qudsi Hadeeth is not a non-believer Date: 23-6-2014

    Assalammualaikum the Prophet said: "Allaah said: 'I will be the opponent of three persons on the Day of Judgment: a man (i.e. a person) who gave a pledge in My Name and then acted treacherously, a man who sold a free person (as a slave) and consumed his price and a man who hired a laborer and got the full work done by him and did not pay him his wages.’”.. More

  • Seeking the help of non-Muslim organizations that help the anti-Islamic groups Date: 10-6-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, What is the ruling on asking human rights organisations for help in a legal case in a non-Muslim country in cases of necessity, when these organisations also help people who say offensive and insulting things about Islam because they believe in freedom of speech? Jazaak Allahu khair .. More

  • Fancying some parts of Islam more than others Date: 21-5-2014

    Is believing not in dreams kufr and saying that they doesn't come true. And when we say that we like certain Islamic thing more than that thing is it kufr.For example one says that he doesn't like much the tales of Islam but likes laws of Islam( just showing his own interest but not disliking opposing or not believing in the other one just ones own.. More

  • No harm in watching an un-Islamic criminal trial Date: 3-5-2014

    Asallam u Alaikum, Is it permissible for muslim to just observe a real live non muslim criminal court case online etc without taking part in it in any way. If they did would it be sinful or kufr (Allah forbid). .. More

  • Avoiding sin out of fear of the law of the land Date: 28-4-2014

    We have to follow Sharia law and we also have to follow the law of the land. Is it shirk to not commit certain sins because of the law of the land and not because of the laws that Allah has sent to us? For example, where I live you cannot watch movies illegally online, so I do not do that, but I do watch movies legally like on tv and on the internet... More

  • Ruling on the one who conspires to make Muslims apostatize Date: 28-4-2014

    What is the law/ruling (hukum) on someone who is a conspirator to apostacy (murtad) of muslims? .. More

  • Mocking the rituals of Islam is Kufr Date: 31-3-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I know that mocking or making fun of any aspect of Islam is kufr. I need a detailed explanation of how to know the difference between a joke which is considered mocking and making fun, and a joke which involves some aspects of Islam but is not mocking or making fun. This issue has been bothering me for a long time and I have not.. More

  • Translation exams that involve words of disbelief Date: 15-3-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I study languages at university and sometimes we have to do exams in which we translate a text from one language to another as accurately as possible. Of course these texts are written by non-Muslims and sometimes the content of them is very bad. If there are words of kufr, deviance or words that seem wrong to me even if I don’t.. More

  • Cursing Allaah in the mind (Allaah is our refuge) Date: 13-2-2014

    As salamu 'alaikum. I am a muslim boy. I am not able to tolerate physical or mental pain. When faced with pain I used to swear using very bad words, and sometimes these insults were directed towards Allah. I repented many times. I loathe myself for being like this. I can't imagine what will I do if I am thrown into hellfire. Now I try very hard to keep.. More

  • Website terms of use stipulates resolving matters in non-Muslim courts Date: 27-1-2014

    When we are creating accounts on websites like Youtube, Facebook and Adobe, we are abiding an agreement called "Terms of use". For example, in the agreement on Facebook written in English (US) point numer 16.1, it states: "You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or.. More

  • Denying indisputably established rulings of Islam - An Islamic view Date: 22-1-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, In some of your fataawa you say that we should avoid labelling any Muslim as a kaafir in case there is some excuse for what he did such as ignorance. My questions is does that still apply in the case of what we see today of some people (in the West) who claim to be knowledgeable about Islam, appear on television and write books about.. More