NewFatwas

1 Ruling on taking pictures with digital cameras and video cameras
2 The hadeeth “whoever among you can afford it, let him get married” does not mean that one who is poor cannot get married
3 Ruling on whistling for women
4 What is the meaning of the Prophet’s words, “I can see you behind my back”?
5 Ruling on one who commits zina after doing the marriage contract and before consummation of the marriage
6 Does the death of an elderly person cause calamity or a decrease in barakah (blessing) for his surviving family members?
7 Ruling on exchanging an old phone for a new phone, and paying a sum of money in return for that
8 Is it permissible for him to adopt a girl whom his wife had adopted when she was alive?
9 She got to know a man through the Internet and she wants to carry on talking to him and getting to know him because she wants to marry him
10 Does Islam recommend any particular foods to maintain a woman’s good health during pregnancy?
11 Ruling on teaching dance without music for the purpose of losing weight
12 Will the debtor be regarded as no longer liable if the government or bank waive his debt?
13 The revocably-divorced woman should not observe ‘iddah in her family’s house except in cases of necessity
14 She feels rejected by her family
15 Is it proven that all the Prophets (peace be upon them) performed Hajj to the Ka‘bah?
16 How can she rid herself of lesbian desires?
17 For one who cannot read Qur’an well, praying Taraweeh in the mosque is better in her case, if she goes out fulfilling all the shar‘i conditions
18 Is the raising mentioned in the verse about Idrees, “And We raised him to a high station”, raising in a literal or symbolic sense?
19 He is very distressed because of his father’s dealing in riba (usury)
20 What is the ruling on using gelatin in foods and medicines?
21 Can the groom deliver khutbat an-nikaah and write his own marriage contract?
22 He prayed in a place, then after the prayer he discovered that there was a cross near that place
23 Ruling on telling lies in order to get a residence permit in a Muslim country for the purpose of learning Islam and Arabic language
24 What is the ruling on reciting al-Faatihah when offering supplication (du‘aa’) or at the end of the supplication?
25 The filthy act of bestiality did not occur at the time of the Sahaabah (may Allah be pleased with them)
26 This kind of play (arcade) is haraam because it comes under the heading of gambling
27 Is there any connection between the presence of henna tattoos on the skin and jinn entering the body?
28 Cracking the knuckles is makrooh whilst praying
29 The hadeeth “O slaves of Allah, help me” is not saheeh
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31 What is the ruling on working as a gardener in a Christian graveyard?
32 The correct way to describe the sun is that it “prostrates beneath the Throne” and not that it “sets in a spring of warm water”
33 Will civilisation collapse at the end of time and will battles be fought with swords and spears?
34 Stages of trials for the deceased in his grave and du‘aa’ for him at that time
35 Fasting in fulfilment of a vow (nadhr) takes precedence over fasting six days of Shawwaal
36 A girl is not sure whether she is to be attributed to her father
37 If any of the signs of puberty appear in a boy, he becomes accountable
38 He bought a piece of land by instalments in order to trade it; how should he pay zakaah on it?
39 She suffers from bipolar disorder and asked her husband for khula‘
40 Is delivering the Eid khutbah from the minbar an innovation?
41 Ruling on offering congratulations for Eid before it begins
42 Is it permissible for women to offer the Eid prayer in congregation, led by one of them?
43 It is Sunnah to adorn oneself for Eid by wearing one’s best clothes; that does not come under the heading of imitating the non-Muslims
44 Discussion of the hadeeth, “The one who repents from sin is like one who did not sin.”
45 It is obligatory to straighten the rows and make them complete (by filling any gaps) when praying
46 Is a Muslim husband obliged to give zakat al-fitr on behalf of his Christian wife?
47 They pray Taraweeh before the time for ‘Isha’ begins, because the time of ‘Isha’ is so late in their country
48 Was du‘aa’ al-qunoot part of the Qur’an then abrogated from the text?
49 Is zakat al-fitr waived with the passage of time?
50 Types of food that may be given as zakat al-fitr
51 He is asking about original copies of Saheeh al-Bukhaari and Saheeh Muslim!
52 Giving zakat al-fitr in the form of sugar, tea and canned goods
53 He has a number of questions about zakat al-fitr
54 Guidelines on dealing with a diminishing-share partnership
55 How big will the believer’s dominion be in Paradise? What deeds could increase the size of his dominion?
56 Rights of a female servant over her employers
57 Is it permissible to give dates and dried yoghurt for zakat al-fitr to people who do not regard them as staple foods?
58 Ruling on writing Qur’anic verses for one who is sick to wear them
59 Is it permissible for the ordinary Muslim to follow a specific madhhab so that he can find a concession?
60 Which is superior, Laylat al-Qadr or the night of the Isra’?
61 Saying salaam in the wording mentioned in the Qur’an and Sunnah is better and more complete
62 The “Darood Taaj” format of sending blessings upon the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is fabricated and reprehensible
63 Du‘aa’s for relief from worry and stress
64 Her period will end when she is on her way to Makkah but she cannot do ghusl
65 The hadeeth: “Whoever sends blessings upon me once, Allah will send blessings upon him one thousand times”
66 Is there any proof in the Sunnah that there is a prayer on the last Friday in Ramadan in expiation for the sin of one who missed the obligatory prayers?
67 She used to pray but she was not aware of the obligation of ghusl after menses
68 What do those who think that prayers in qiyaam al-layl should be offered two (rak‘ahs) by two say about the hadeeth of Mu‘aadh ibn Jabal (may Allah be pleased with him)?
69 How can we reconcile between the name of Allah al-Aakhir (the Last) and the fact that the people of Paradise will be in Paradise forever and the people of Hell will be in Hell forever
70 How sound is the hadeeth, “Whoever sends blessings upon me eighty times on Friday, his sins will be forgiven for eighty years”?
71 If a person is always travelling, can he avail himself of the concessions of travel?
72 He lives and works in the city of Raabigh, and he travels to visit his family in at-Taa’if at the weekend; can he avail himself of the concessions of travel?
73 Her foetus died after 66 days gestation and was miscarried after 100 days. Is her bleeding nifaas?
74 He thinks that he fasted but forgot to renew the intention
75 Should she attend classes and lectures if she is possessed and sometimes ha seizures during the class?
76 She saw a brownish discharge on the day after her had period ended and she had done ghusl, and she did not pay any attention to it, then she did another ghusl, and now she is not sure whether her ghusl and prayer were valid
77 Ruling on placing amulets containing words from the Qur’an or du‘aa’ around children’s necks
78 Is there a reward for reciting the beautiful names of Allah daily?
79 She vowed to sacrifice two sheep; can she give them to provide iftaar to people who are fasting?
80 What is meant by the words of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him), “It will be said to the reciter of the Qur’an: ‘Read, and ascend, and recite…”?
81 Why didn’t Abu Bakr bring the people together to pray Taraweeh in congregation, whereas ‘Umar did (may Allah be pleased with them both)?
82 She took birth control pills and her periods stopped; should she pray and fast?
83 Ruling on organising a competition to complete the Qur’an, and awarding prizes from the contestants’ money
84 Is it proven that Allah, may He be exalted, and His Messengers will recite the Qur’an to the people of Paradise in Paradise?
85 Ruling on the words of one who says “If Ramadan were all year long, there would be fewer evils, and that would have been better”
86 Is it permissible for the imam to say the basmalah (i.e., the phrase “Bismillah ir-Rahmaan ir-Raheem) out loud so as to soften the hearts of the worshippers?
87 How could the Shaytaan appear to the disbelievers in the battle of Badr when he is chained up during Ramadan and the battle was in Ramadan?
88 Ruling on one who is excused from fasting having intercourse during the day in Ramadan
89 According to Islamic custom, the night belongs to the day that follows it
90 She had an abortion when she got pregnant as a result of zina, and Ramadan has begun, and they told her: Your prayer and fasting are not valid. Is this true?
91 Is it permissible to invest zakaah funds?
92 The difference between the ruling on swallowing sputum and its effect on the fast, and swallowing a pebble
93 Ruling on offering du‘aa’ in congregation
94 He is asking about the most effective good deeds in expiating sins
95 Comment on the publication “Thirty supplications (du‘aa’s) for the thirty days of Ramadan”
96 She has a number of questions about the ruling on a woman praying in al-Masjid al-Haraam and nearby dwellings
97 A Christian who fasts in Ramadan
98 If the worshipper gets up for a fifth rak‘ah in a four-rak‘ah prayer, what should he do?
99 He has three wives and his family need him to be present among them, but he is intending to observe i‘tikaaf for the entire month of Ramadan!
100 She tried to work out where tawaaf ended, but she is not sure precisely where the Black Stone is, and she is asking whether her tawaaf was valid