Selected Fatwa

1252 fatwas

  • Husband deceived her about his background Date: 9-7-2003

    I wanted to ask what should I do? I have been married for several years and I have found out that my husband has been married before and divorced, also he obtained his freedom in my country by marrying his niece? This has astonished me and I do not know what to do my husband does not know I know but I have proof that this is true. Our marriage is based.. More

  • Bankrupcy and Islam Date: 9-7-2003

    If a person becomes bankrupt, must he pay his debts? What is the ruling regarding this in Islam?.. More

  • Sleeping in the Haram Date: 9-7-2003

    I live in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. On holiday (Friday) I want to go to Haram (Makkah). After praying Fajr prayer can I sleep in Haram for 3 to 4 hours and get ready for Jumu'a prayer? I has clothes also in case if I want to take bath. Is it permissible to sleep in Haram or any mosque?.. More

  • Working conditions conflict with prayer times Date: 9-7-2003

    My nature of job is of supporting machines at a Departmental Store. The person on duty is to carry the company's hand phone. There is also a Mosque which is only a five minutes walk. Performing daily prayers is no problem for me. Cashier machines, etc. need to be supported when there is any technical or other breakdown. Some problems can be solved by.. More

  • Praying Fajr before the Adhan Date: 9-7-2003

    Is it alright to pray Fajr Salat before the Adhan, if as a doctor, I sometimes have to continuously work not able to pray after the Adhan?.. More

  • Swearing by Qur'an Date: 9-7-2003

    Does Islam allow a person to swear on Holy Qur'an to prove his innocence?.. More

  • Sex education in schools Date: 9-7-2003

    I would really appreciate your reply to my question concerning sexual education in the curriculum in schools. When and how should this material be presented to our students? Please reply because I am working on a project... More

  • Forgetting the fourth Rak'ah in a four Rak'ah prayer Date: 8-7-2003

    What is the ruling according to Islamic injunction on an Imam who sits down, instead of standing in the 3rd Rak'ah of a Zuhr Salat?.. More

  • Doing business with computer parts Date: 8-7-2003

    I want to do business with a partner. My partner is expert in computer hardware. He wants to do business with computer parts imported from abroad. As I have seen most of the users of our country badly use this product, listening to song, porn movies, porn Internet and many other items. And also many do good works with computer. So now, is it permissible.. More

  • Women wearing pastel or bright colors Date: 5-7-2003

    Is it lawful or unlawful for a woman (sister) to wear pastel colors or any other bright colors? And why is it lawful or unlawful? Provide proof and evidence from Qur'an and Sunnah, or from some scholarly knowledge!.. More

  • Wants to repent for having anal sex with his wife Date: 5-7-2003

    I have been married for nine years. I made the mistake by having anal sex nine times with my wife, but I stopped this. I am very sad for what I did. What must I do? I will do it... More

  • Working for non-Muslims Date: 2-7-2003

    My husband is working in a company in Dubai. The owner of the company is a non-Muslim. Is it permitted to work in his company if he does not have any objection for the prayers, etc... More

  • Man wearing watch of mixed gold Date: 2-7-2003

    Is the man allowed to wear a watch mixed with a little gold (the frame of the watch is gold)?.. More

  • Left his sick wife to do Dawa'h with Tablighi Jama'ah Date: 2-7-2003

    One man decided to go out for Da'wah (Jama'ah Tabligh) for of Allah for 4/5 days or more. When the day came for going out as per his preparation, just 3/4 hours before his wife got very sick (was an emergency sickness). The man went to doctor and tried his best for her relieve but he could not meet with doctor. In this way his time was going out because.. More

  • Being Islamic/being Muslim Date: 1-7-2003

    I would like to know what is difference between being Islamic and being Muslim? Some people say some people are Islamic but not Muslim and some are Muslim but not Islamic... More