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1 If the husband is unfair in his division of time (between co-wives), he must make it up
2 Martial arts greeting by striking the palm with the fist of the other hand
3 A da‘eef hadith about the virtue of sending blessings upon the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)
4 Does giving thanks when calamity strikes increase calamities?
5 The Muslims are closer to Maryam the daughter of ‘Imraan than the Christians
6 Taking a riba-based loan in order to rent an apartment
7 She is asking about renewing her wudoo’ in the Haram even though there are men passing by
8 Could you give me the most accurate translation for these names of Allaah: [al alaa] [al akram] [al ilaah] [al awwal]
9 The way in which the wives of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) dealt with the inherent jealousy of women
10 Ruling on using honey to cleanse and purify the eyes; is that regarded as changing the creation of Allah?
11 Is it permissible to grieve for a man who died as a disbeliever, because he will abide for ever in Hell?
12 How can a person know whether finding things being made easy for him and having his prayers answered does not come under the heading of being led step-by-step to his ruin?
13 Ruling on student loans based on takaaful where the individual pays back more than he borrowed in order to help other students
14 Ruling on using a “Biodisc” and the ruling on wearing “Chi pendants” for benefit or healing
15 It is not permissible to prostrate to anyone other than Allah, even if it is only by way of veneration and showing respect
16 Ruling on the mu’adhdhin at the microphone turning to the right and left when saying Hayya ‘ala as-salaah, hayya ‘ala al-falaah
17 In the battle between the Jews and the Muslims at the end of time, the aggressors will be the Jews
18 Why do some of the scholars disallow tawassul by virtue of the status of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him)?
19 Does prostrating or bowing by way of greeting come under the heading of shirk?
20 She was fasting to make up missed days, but she said: I am fasting six days of Shawwaal
21 Are there any texts that state the age of the earth?
22 Ruling on writing the Qur’an or part of it in an alphabet other than Arabic then pronouncing it in Arabic – will one have the reward of reciting it?
23 Is it permissible not to celebrate Eid, out of sorrow for what is happening to the Muslims in Palestine and elsewhere?
24 He gave him a bag of rice; can he give zakat al-fitr from it?
25 He interrupts the Eid takbeeraat to remind the people by quoting a hadith for which there is no basis
26 Is it permissible to give zakat al-fitr in the form of powdered milk?
27 The rate of zakat al-fitr if it is given in the form of meat
28 If he misses a rak‘ah of Eid prayer or the prayer for rain, how should he offer the prayer?
29 Is despairing of the mercy of Allah regarded as disbelief?
30 Staying in the mosque brings reward and virtue even if it is not i‘tikaaf
31 What is the ruling on option contracts on shares?
32 Summary of cases and rulings regarding zakaah on real estate
33 Ruling on having elective surgery during the day in Ramadan
34 Ruling on foods and drinks containing alcohol
35 Advice to someone who has a stammer and wants to seek knowledge and teach it to people
36 She did i‘tikaaf in the last ten days of Ramadan, then got her menses; what is the ruling?
37 On Laylat al-Qadr Allah transfers from al-Lawh al-Mahfooz and gives to the angels what is to happen by His decree in the coming year
38 The last ten nights of Ramadan begin from the night before the twenty first day, whether the month is complete or not
39 Is there a specific punishment for looking at adorned women whilst fasting?
40 What should the patient who is suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure do about fasting in Ramadan?
41 She needs to keep her weight steady because she wants to have a baby, but she loses weight because of fasting. Can she break the fast in Ramadan?
42 If the fasting person uses nose cream before Fajr and it continues to enter his throat until after Fajr, is his fast broken thereby?
43 Ruling on only reciting Soorat al-Ikhlaas in tahajjud prayers, and repeating it a specific number of times in each rak‘ah
44 He apostatised during the day in Ramadan then he came back to Islam – what must he do?
45 Does inserting a catheter into the patient’s body to drain urine invalidate the fast?
46 Her husband engaged in foreplay with her in Ramadan, and she let him have intercourse with her so that he would break his fast and be sinning! Did she break her fast with this intention?
47 Is it permissible to pray Taraweeh with thirty rak‘ahs?
48 What is meant by the setting of the sun that makes it permissible to break the fast?
49 The pregnant woman is not prevented from praying and entering the mosque
50 Is it true that the veil is lifted between Allah and His slaves at the time when the fasting people break their fast?
51 Ruling on one who breaks the fast in Ramadan with no excuse
52 They pray Taraweeh and tahajjud in their mosque; how can they finish with the imam?
53 Types of food and drink that the Messenger of Allah (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) used to have for his iftaar and sahoor
54 She is sick and does not have the strength to fast
55 Does seeing the new moon during the day count with regard to verifying the beginning or end of the month?
56 Should they follow the people of the county where they are living, who rely on astronomical calculations with regard to sighting the new moon?
57 It is not a condition of fasting being valid that one should pray in congregation
58 Does blood in the vagina come under the same ruling as menstrual blood even though it has not yet come out?
59 Sensing the need of the poor person and treating him kindly come under the heading of piety, for the attaining of which fasting was prescribed
60 Marriage to a mahram woman is a major sin but does not mean that one is an apostate
61 Why is masturbation regarded as breaking the fast, when the same does not apply to wanton display of beauty (tabarruj) and other sins?
62 Ruling on lawyer wearing the traditional wig in court
63 There is no sound report to indicate that in Ramadan the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) prayed twenty rak‘ahs, even though that is permissible
64 The imam asks others to lead the people in Taraweeh, then he leads them in praying Witr, then they lead more prayers
65 Does artificial insemination invalidate the fast?
66 Ruling on a woman who leads her relatives in praying Taraweeh when she is menstruating, and ruling on the prayer of those who prayed behind her
67 Are saline solutions, vitamin injections and intravenous injections regarded as breaking the fast?
68 If a person did not fast in Ramadan, with no excuse, and broke the fast deliberately during the month, does he have to make up the days he did not fast?
69 There is no amputation of the hand except in the case of one who steals something worth one quarter of a dinar or more
70 Who is al-Yasa‘ (peace be upon him)?
71 Woman’s clothing at home
72 What if someone chooses to remain single both in this world and the hereafter?
73 A Christian student is objecting to the ruling of execution in Islam – her comments and our response to them
74 Adhkaar for morning and evening that protect against harm
75 What is meant by the phrase “All rights reserved”?
76 Ruling on delaying sending blessings upon the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) upon mention of his name
77 Names that are similar to the names of evildoers, and the ruling on changing haraam names of forefathers
78 Soundness of the report about the supplication that the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) offered for Abu Hurayrah and his mother (may Allah be pleased with them both)
79 Pausing at the ends of verses is Sunnah, even if they are connected to what follows
80 Ruling on calling a girl Tahreem
81 Why should the worshipper be looking when he sits between the two prostrations during prayer?
82 The mother of a seeker of Islamic knowledge is asking him to focus on his university studies; how can he combine both goals?
83 Marriage contract done by phone with no witnesses; husband said that he could get it witnessed after consummation
84 How can he strike a balance between his studies, his work and his pursuit of Islamic knowledge?
85 Resentment towards the companions of the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) is a kind of hypocrisy, and part of resentment towards them is not loving them
86 Guideline on what actions and words are regarded as mocking religion
87 A fabricated report about the Isra’ and Mi‘raaj
88 Rulings on disposing of haraam wealth after repentance
89 Ruling on selling an item that is not in the seller’s possession, and ways of correcting this way of doing business
90 Why did the Sahaabah use burning with fire as a punishment for some crimes?
91 It is permissible to consult women and for women to express their opinion in the light of what they think is correct
92 The ruling on working as an engineer varies according to the nature of the building of which he will be in charge of the design and construction
93 Is every innovation (bid‘ah) worse and more serious than every major sin?
94 It is essential to make friends with Muslim students in the west and cooperate with them, instead of engaging in theological arguments
95 He thinks that he has been bewitched, but he does not want to ask for ruqyah so that he may be included in the hadith about the seventy thousand who will enter Paradise without being brought to account
96 Is it regarded as disclosing sin to tell the doctor about some of his sins?
97 Objection from an atheist to the ‘awl process in cases of inheritance
98 The story of the Sahaabi who used to make the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) laugh
99 Ruling on celebrating Nowruz (Persian New Year)
100 Evidence for the validity of Islam