532 fatwas

  • Muslims migrating from USA to Muslim countries Date: 16-6-2002

    Many practicing Muslims living in non-Muslims countries migrated here for economic benefits and not for the purpose of Da'wah or any other permissible purpose. Then Allah guided them and they started following Deen. One of my friends is among such Muslims. I was discussing this issue with him and he seemed uncomfortable about leaving USA and to settle.. More

  • Muslims in the West Want to Make Hijrah But Muslim States Are Not Hospitable Date: 2-6-2002

    The situation of Muslims living in the West like myself is bad. I would love to make Hijrah for Allah, but none of the Muslim states have good immigration policies. I mean they are negating Islamic right of Hijrah. Some Muslims love the West, but I hate its decadence, and want to leave for the sake of my family's Deen, but where can we go when no Muslim.. More

  • Going to A Non-Muslim Country to Have Child Born There to Acquire Citizenship Date: 21-5-2002

    Please help me to know if it is allowed for a Muslim to take his wife to USA (precisely) and or any other non-Muslim country for the delivery of the child with the intention of getting the child passport of that country and later on come to that country for the better future opportunities? And on the other side saying that we are doing this because.. More

  • Graveyard Festival Date: 15-5-2002

    Is it Haram going to festival of grave yard (Awliya)? .. More

  • Living in a Non-Muslim Country Date: 14-5-2002

    Since times of slavery, my family and myself have been living in an un-Islamic country. We are free to practice our faith and there are no restrictions toward Muslims, however the Shari'a is not the law of this country. Do we still have to make Hijrah from this country? .. More

  • Invitation to Church wedding Date: 20-4-2002

    I am Muslim from Algeria - living in Germany - and my wife (Muslim too) has non-Muslim parents and family. I received an invitation to a wedding in Church for a member of her family. Could we accept this invitation?.. More

  • Concerns of a Muslim Living in Canada Date: 3-3-2002

    I am an Arabian Muslim and I am married to an Arabian Muslim girl but she lived her past life at Canada. I mean she doesn't know much about religion. But she is doing her best and has changed a lot. I want her to practise Islam more and more. I am not so religious but I want my daughters and sons to know religion. I forgot to say that we would live.. More

  • Paying to have Qur'an recited over sick person Date: 6-2-2002

    My mother has recently been under some stress from physical illness and general anxiety. As a result, she has decided, to briefly put it, to pay some people (said to be pious, Shuyookh) in Bangladesh (home country) to recite some verses from the Qur'an. In doing so, out of this charity, she may be relieved of her anxiety. Never having heard of such.. More

  • Her Family Does What Is Called Khatam Date: 26-1-2002

    Can you please tell me what to do. In our family there is a lot of Bid'aa. They believe in all the saints and Sufis. Often they do a Khatam (it comprises of Surah Al-Fatiha, Surah Al-Qadr, Surah An-Naas, Surah Al-Kafiroon, Surah Al-Falaq and the first Ruku of Surah Al-Baqra and in the end they send Salaam on the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam).. More

  • Muslims celebrating Christmas Date: 12-1-2002

    Can a Muslim celebrate Christmas? Is there any Aalim who tells that it is Haram to celebrate? If so who? Is there any Fatwa about celebrating Christmas? Is it written in the holy Qur'an about Christmas? .. More

  • Congratulating Non-Muslims on their feasts Date: 2-1-2002

    Is it allowed for us as Muslims to congratulate Christians in their eids? (I.e. Merry Christmas, etc.) .. More

  • Associating with non-Muslims living in same building Date: 20-11-2001

    I am staying in a 7 story flat. Non-Muslims coming from different parts of India mostly occupy these flats. The doubt is that when my wife and I meet them (opposite sexes) in the lift or ground they greet, smile and talk to us. Can we return these greetings (to opposite sexes) and talk to them as it would be weird if we do not respond. If they invite.. More

  • Visiting churches just to see them Date: 21-10-2001

    Is it permissible for Muslims to visit Churches only to see them? .. More

  • Removing Hijab in USA due to danger and threats to Muslims Date: 19-9-2001

    Due to the incident of USA attack, most of Arabs and Muslims here in USA have been harassed and some of them killed especially women wearing Hijab. I am a woman wearing Hijab and living in USA and I study in the university off campus. I am afraid that wearing Hijab in this situation would bring for me the harassment from ignorant people. Some Muslim.. More

  • Selling Items Paid for by Father to Emigrate to Muslim Country Date: 6-9-2001

    Can I sell for profit what my father has bought me once from his own money such as clothes, books, etc? Can I do that? Note that I live in a western country with my father and I want to emigrate to a Muslim country. And my father does not want me to emigrate to Yemen (my homeland). So, I thought of selling some of my clothes and books to buy myself.. More