NewFatwas

1 The way to grow closer to Allah
2 Which was created first, the heavens or the earth?
3 Is delay in repayment of the debt regarded as charity on the part of the creditor?
4 Rulings and issues for a husband who discovered a romantic relationship between his wife and another man
5 What is the ruling on facing towards the qiblah whilst drinking?
6 Do the recording angels ever leave a person under any circumstances?
7 She did not observe ‘iddah following her husband’s death because she thought that ‘iddah was only required for a woman whose marriage had been consummated
8 A girl wants to become Muslim and conceal her Islam; how should she deal with issues of prayer, hijab and eating pork?
9 Is it to be understood from what Ibn ‘Umar and Abu Hurayrah did, and the fact that the people said takbeer when they heard their takbeer, that this was takbeer in unison?
10 Should he enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong to someone who will not listen to what he says?
11 Dealing with a multilevel marketing company
12 Is it prescribed to bury animals when they die?
13 Commentary on the hadith: “the dearest of prayer to Allah is the prayer of Dawood (peace be upon him). He used to sleep for half the night, get up and pray for one third of it, and sleep for one sixth of it”
14 Her husband denounced her as a disbeliever because she will not denounce people as disbelievers
15 Did ‘Eesaa (peace be upon him) die? Where is he now? And a comment on what is mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew
16 I want us to get our own place but my husband refuses; what should I do?
17 Discussion of the verse “So stand firm and straight (on the religion of Islamic Monotheism) as you are commanded”
18 Guidelines on what constitutes consummation of the marriage and ruling on divorce of one whose husband has been alone with her, at the time of menses
19 Is it permissible to make the school mosque into a place in which children play at times other than the prayer times?
20 She intended to offer an udhiyah then she changed her mind; can she do that?
21 If a person vowed to give his child a certain name, is he obliged to fulfil that vow (nadhr)?
22 Biography of the Moghul ruler Aurangzeb; was he Salafi in his ‘aqeedah?
23 Why did the revelation to the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) cease for a while at the beginning of his mission, and how long did that last?
24 Ruling on drinking kefir
25 Division of property that forms part of the estate, if some of the heirs raise objections
26 He missed Jumu‘ah and prayed Zuhr, then he found a mosque where they were praying Jumu‘ah
27 How can we reconcile between the permissibility of marriage to a Christian or Jewish woman and belief in al-wala’ wa’l-bara’?
28 Bilaal: “He did not care what happened to him for the sake of Allah and his people did not care what happened to him”
29 Is it permissible to use the public water supply for washing cars?
30 Ruling on using expense allowances for purposes other than those for which they were allocated
31 Pornographic animated cartoons: the reality, the danger and the ruling thereon
32 A munkar (odd) report accusing ‘Aa’ishah of killing ‘Uthmaan and wanting to kill ‘Ali (may Allah have mercy on them all)
33 Ruling on dealing with the Islamic Forex
34 Are there any guidelines or conditions with regard to using the black seed?
35 They forgot to remember Allah at the time of intercourse; what should they do to protect the child from the Shaytaan?
36 He did Hajj ifraad then he did ‘Umrah after Hajj from his city; does it count as Hajj tamattu‘?
37 Natural cause and effect, and cause and effect on the basis of shar‘i principles, and their connection to success, failure and provision
38 Should damage caused by misuse be included in the company's warranty?
39 When does the ‘iddah in the case of revocable divorce end? Is it when the menstrual bleeding ceases and the woman sees the tuhr (white discharge signalling the end of menses), or is it essential for her to do ghusl?
40 Is it permissible for him to go for ‘umrah when there is an unsettled dispute between him and his friend?
41 He wants to attribute his child from his second wife to his first wife, because she cannot have children. What is the ruling?
42 He died and left behind a wife and the sons of his half-brother through his mother only; are they entitled to a share of the inheritance?
43 Tafseer of the verse “Indeed your Lord is Allah, Who created the heavens and the earth in Six Days” [al-A‘raaf 7:54] and a discussion about the length of the day in this case
44 He sold some goods to a trader in his county’s currency, then the value (of that currency) dropped a great deal; in what currency should the price of the goods be paid?
45 What is the ruling on someone who causes trouble between an engaged couple so that he will call it off and she can snag him?
46 His wudoo’ was invalidated after saying the tasleem to his right; is his prayer valid or must he repeat it?
47 If the seller claims that he made a mistake about the price of the item, does the purchaser have to pay the difference?
48 Is baldness one of the defects that a suitor is required to disclose?
49 Ruling on calling a child Adam
50 He was the cause of his grandfather losing his Social Security pension; is he liable for that?
51 Will her deceased husband be punished because his mother delayed giving his wife her due share of the inheritance?
52 Ruling on administering anaesthesia at the time of death
53 Guidelines for distinguishing a saheeh hadeeth from a da‘eef one
54 Annulment of marriage before consummation or being alone together because of a defect in the woman; is the woman entitled to anything as a result of this annulment?
55 No one can pray istikhaarah on behalf of another
56 Ruling on rubbing the body with a sponge or loofah when doing ghusl?
57 Questions regarding divorce in return for letting the husband off the mahr or some other obligation, divorce during menses, and denying paternity of the child
58 He sweats and sees a trace of najaasah (impurity) on his underwear
59 How can I repent from buying shares in haram companies?
60 Do they have the right to declare their father legally incompetent and deny him access to his wealth, because he has grown old and senile, and he squanders the money?
61 How did the Sahaabah turn around during their prayer when news reached them that the qiblah had been changed?
62 If his partner is absent from work, is it permissible for him to deduct from his earnings for that reason?
63 If a woman did not cover her feet when praying, out of ignorance, does she have to repeat her prayer?
64 Can he pray Duha if he did not pray Fajr on time?
65 Is it permissible to work in a riba-based bank in which the people in charge are trying to turn it into an Islamic bank?
66 A servant is not getting her salary or food
67 Will Abu Bakr be admitted to Paradise without being brought to account?
68 There is nothing wrong with selling equipment that measures the levels of alcohol in the body
69 Warning against message that are spread on the Internet, for which there is no basis in Islamic teaching
70 Ruling on speaking whilst doing wudoo’
71 The qaadi (judge) granted his wife an annulment of the marriage by khula‘ in his absence without his knowledge
72 Will asking for ruqyah if one needs it rule out being admitted to Paradise without being called to account?
73 Martyrdom does not expiate rights owed to other people; it only expiate rights owed to Allah, may He be exalted
74 Can the telecommunications company stipulate in its contract that there will be a financial penalty for cancelling the contract?
75 Ruling on cooking chicken on which there is any trace of blood
76 She made a vow to her Lord, then she did not adhere to that vow for some time; what is the ruling?
77 He gave his infant grandson a car as a gift, but he did not give anything to his other grandchildren
78 A Christian woman is worried that her marriage to her Muslim husband may be invalid
79 Ruling on getting a loan from the bank in order to pay off a debt owed to another bank
80 She died and did not leave behind anyone but the daughter of a brother of hers; does (that niece) inherit from her?
81 He is 16 years old; his father told him to drive the car, and he hit a child, and the child died. What should he do?
82 During tawaaf he became unsure (of how many circuits he had completed), so he proceeded on the basis of what he thought was most likely to be the case. Is his tawaaf valid, or does he have to repeat it?
83 If an eclipse happens at the time of Jumu‘ah prayer, which prayer should be done first?
84 He gave one of his wives a house with the agreement of his children from his other wife; after he died, they objected. Is the gift valid or is it part of the estate?
85 He was late in delivering the money to the charity, and the money was stolen; is he liable?
86 He died and left behind a wife, a mother, and his brother’s children; how should the estate be divided?
87 He wronged himself by committing major sins; should he do Hajj on his own behalf or on behalf of his paternal aunt? He has done Hajj twice before
88 Status of Muhammad ibn Ishaaq, the narrator of al-Maghaazi, in the view of hadith scholars
89 Ruling on using a tasbeeh ring
90 Is al-Munji one of the names of Allah?
91 Ruling on giving the name Daiyaanullah
92 He is asking about a football computer game
93 She refuses to get married for fear that her husband might force her to work
94 Is the son of a half-sister regarded as a mahram?
95 He went to pay off what he owed to the telecommunications company, and they told him “You do not owe us anything.” Is his debt waived?
96 Ruling on setting a time for the iqaamah for prayer so that it will be no later or earlier than a specific time
97 Tafseer on the basis of narrated texts and tafseer on the basis of individual understanding
98 Her father is addicted to alcohol and works for a Christian who sells pork; does she have to inform her suitor of that?
99 What is the comfortable mount that is regarded as part of happiness?
100 The Tijani tariqah