369 fatwas

  • Oath of allegiance in UK Date: 23-2-2004

    Many Muslims in the UK apply for British nationality and passports and this involves signing an oath (Kasam). I do not have the details of the oath but I understand that it includes promises to be sincere to the Queen and Britain. Is this Halaal, Makrooh or Haraam? .. More

  • Husband curses Allah but repents Date: 17-2-2004

    I am a married woman with a son. I am a born and raised Canadian but my parents and husband are born and raised Lebanese. My husband is a diabetic, and has a terrible temper because his glucose is not stable. When he's having one of his regular temper tantrums he curses Allah. "May Allah Forgive him" He usually says "Astaghfir Allah" thereafter... More

  • Insulting the Holy Prophet is Kufr Date: 13-11-2003

    While chatting with a female through the net, she gave some very bad abuse to the Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam). From that day I am feeling guilty that because of me, she used some very bad words to our Holy Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam). What should I do as a compensation for that act?.. More

  • Are these Nullifiers of Tawheed? Date: 9-10-2003

    In what ways does pride, envy, hatred or selfishness break Tawheed? Could you explain what is meant by the sin of Shirk?.. More

  • Dealing with courts in non-Muslim countries Date: 1-9-2003

    His father died and he left for them one flat and this flat was rent by person and this person died also the sister of this person took the flat and refused to hand it over to them. They put a case in the court then on of the owners brother refused to deal with the court and he said this is "Shirk Billah " because the country is not rolled by Shariah.. More

  • Wanting to leave Islam for Christianity Date: 25-5-2003

    I have a friend who has fallen into bad influence and someone has put into her mind that Islam is Wrong and Christianity is right! I have tried many times to talk to her about this and get her back to Islam but was not successful. Is there any good solution to get the thing out of her head?.. More

  • Faking apostasy Date: 20-5-2003

    What is the ruling concerning somebody who promised somebody that he would give up his religion in order to get some worldly matters? Know that this person does not mean what he says and that his heart and mind are not convinced by what he said and that he still practices his religious duties (Salah, fasting, etc.). It is only his tongue that said.. More

  • Standing for the national anthem in school in Canada Date: 6-4-2003

    I read the article about standing up for any national anthem. I never knew it's not good until I read it in this site. I live in Canada and we have to stand up for it everyday at school and all Muslim students stand for it. If we don't stand, we will have problems with the staff of the school and I want to prevent problems. Please give me advice... More

  • Dealing with an apostate to Christianity Date: 20-1-2003

    Rather sadly, a former brother converted to Christianity and this information has been verified. What options are available to us now in dealing with him? Should we boycott him or continue to associate with him? What was the way in which Abu Bakr dealt with the murtaddoon?.. More

  • Muslim was baptized in church ceremony Date: 30-11-2002

    I'm a Muslim living in the United States. I have committed a sin that I can't forgive myself for till this day. I met an American girl, that I fell in love with and ended up marrying her. However, during the time we spent before marriage, she convinced me to go to church with her and get baptized at her church. I know deeply that this was Kufr and.. More

  • Taking Jews and Christians as friends Date: 12-11-2002

    What does Islam say about taking Jews or Christians as friends? Quote the necessary Ayahs and Ahadith?.. More

  • Supplicating for Father Whose Religion Was Doubtful When He Died Date: 3-11-2002

    My father was a Muslim. But when he married his second wife he started praying like Christians. Now he died. I am confused about whether I can pray for him. But he was not of my religion. Shall I pray for him using Muslim forms of prayers? .. More

  • Accusing a Muslim of unbelief Date: 2-10-2002

    What's the judgment on a Muslim who calls other Muslims because of their doings Kaffara?.. More

  • Applying for British passport for business purposes only Date: 29-9-2002

    I am a British citizen and a revert to Islam. All my three children and I have British passports. My husband is planning to make the Hijrah with us to his homeland in Morocco. He himself is planning to drive back and forth to Britain for business purposes only buying and selling trade. Without a British passport he must always have to apply for visas... More

  • Muslims Showing Preference for Non-Muslims Date: 26-8-2002

    Why do so many Arab people love foreigners and hate their Muslim brothers? .. More