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  • Child's lineage cannot be traded for Khul' Date: 26-1-2014

    Assalamu alaykom. I am a revert to Islam, i was living in an Islamic country and was married by orfi i became pregnant on or a couple of days after the wedding night we were married 1 month before i asked for divorce because i was badly beaten many times by my husband and i could not take this treatment, he and his family agreed to the divorce if i.. More

  • Avoiding a sin out of fear of being bound by the terms of a vow Date: 23-1-2014

    I promised Allah SWT that I will give a certain amount of money as Sadaqah if I committed a certain sin. Now I'm prohibiting myself from that sin more because of money than for Allah's fear. Is such an obligation or promise allowed in Islam? Or is it a form of shirk? Jazak Allah kahiran .. More

  • Punishment for embezzlement and taking public funds Date: 17-2-2014

    As sallam alaykum. I delivered a lecture today and the question posed to me was" what is the ruling of Islam on a company or public officer who forged to embezzle the company or public fund. Is it equal to stealing to which the hand can be cut or only that the misappropriate public fund should be returned to public or company treasury." I need an Islamic.. More

  • Loving Ahl Al-Bayt more than the Companions Date: 8-2-2014

    Salam Aleikum. My question is: Is it okey to love Ahlul bayt (household of the Prophet sallalahu aleihi wa sallam) more than the sahaba? I know there is a Hadith about the prophet saw loving first Aisha then Abu bkr than Umar (radiallahu anhom). But I just feel more love towards the hosehold, is this haram? And did the prophet really love Aisha, abu.. More

  • The cure for depression and loneliness Date: 18-2-2014

    Sallam alaykom, I was far from Islam for a long time, but hamdolilah about 4 years ago I returned strongly and have been increasing my faith ever since. Though I loved my friends very much, they were the type that would lead me away from Allah and so I made the hardest decision in my life and left them all. It was a sacrifice for Allah and I was willing.. More

  • Using free public transportation as Christmas present in Australia Date: 22-1-2014

    Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa rahmatuLLAAH In Victoria (Australia), all public transports are free on the 25th of December, on behalf of Christmas. What is the ruling on using this free service? Is it forbidden, considering it as a Christmas present? JazaakumuLLAAHU khayran katheeraa .. More

  • She is working and pays the expenses of the home while her husband watches TV all day Date: 14-1-2014

    assalamu aleikum I am married for about 7 years. We have children. When we married my husband was studying, but he could not finnish his studies in our city. So we moved to another country, because they have better changes for work, better schools and easier regarding religion. It took many yrs to learn the language, and now my husband has finally got.. More

  • Saying 'I swear I did such and such' Date: 17-1-2014

    Asallam u aleikum, Is it permissible to say 'I swear I did this or did that etc ' to emphasise you are telling the truth (without saying I swear by Allah subhana wa ta 'ala. (I know you cannot swear by anyhing other than Allah). .. More

  • Receiving Zakah to pay for education while possessing Nisaab Date: 3-1-2014

    I am a student of bsc engineering.I applied for a scholarship during my studies.Scholarship was given to me as zakat.My family was under financial crisis at that time, it was so hard for my parents to fulfill my tution fee but we do had money greater than nisaab.My question is that was i eligible for the scholarship as zaakat? and if i had taken it.. More

  • Ruling on exclusion from inheritance as condition of marriage Date: 31-12-2013

    Assalamu-alaikum. An widow married to a man with condition that she will not inherit anything from his husband. Whole share of inheritance for wives will go to his first wife. Is such marriage valid according to shariah. .. More

  • Why Aadam was sent to earth after Allaah accepted his repentance Date: 24-12-2013

    If Allah forgave Adam in 2.37, then why was he exiled from Heaven & sent to earth as a punishment ? Reply me as soon as possible. Its urgent! .. More

  • Parable of the good tree and bad tree explained Date: 15-12-2013

    As salamu alaykum Can you explain the parabol of the good tree and the bad tree in Surah Ibrahim from Ayat 24 to 26. Jazakumullah khayr .. More

  • What it means to be 'stern' with the disbelievers Date: 19-12-2013

    Assalamu Alaykum.Why does Allah SWT tell us to be stern against the disbelievers in 48:29 and 5:54?Jazakallah Khayr .. More

  • Rejecting a moon sighting report due to impossibility deduced from calculations Date: 5-12-2013

    Assalaamu Alaikum Warahmathullaah My question is regarding with "Moon Sighting". I searched all of your fatwas related to it. but they weren't give answer for my question. (So don't tell me Your question is related to these fatwas...... PLEASE GIVE ANSWER) Question: In our country some people seeing the moon of Eid ul fitr on maghrib time. It is informing.. More

  • What to do when the action of a Companion seemingly contradicts a Sunnah Date: 1-12-2013

    sheikh my question is related to fiqh can u explain this in detail . how to deal with those issues in which companion contradicted the saying of rasulullah sallallahu alaihi wasallam. for example Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “When the iqaamah for prayer is given, there is no prayer except the prescribed prayer.” this.. More