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1 Ruling on recording university lectures without the permission of the lecturer
2 Ruling on living in an apartment above a church
3 Ruling on doing righteous deeds with the aim of worldly gain
4 Can a divorced woman pay zakaat al-fitr on behalf of herself and her children to their father?
5 Is one niyyah (intention) sufficient for making up missed fasts if one intends to do them consecutively?
6 She did not fast because she was unaware that fasting was obligatory for her; does she have to make up the fasts?
7 Guideline on moving from fasting to feeding the poor in the case of expiation for intercourse during the day in Ramadan
8 Is it permissible for a charity to give out zakat al-fitr before receiving it from donors?
9 The addition of the word “kareem” in the du‘aa’ of Laylat al-Qadr is not proven
10 If there is an error in the moon sighting, and it is proven that we did not fast on one day of Ramadan, do we have to make it up?
11 His deputy gave the zakaah of his wealth in the form of foodstuff; is that acceptable or does he have to give it again?
12 Is it permissible for one who is sick to have intercourse with his Christian wife during the day in Ramadan?
13 He appointed his sister to distribute his zakaah but she refused to do it; does he have to give it again?
14 Righteous deeds in Makkah are better than those done elsewhere, but we do not know to what degree they are better, except in the case of prayer
15 How to purify the Mus-haf of impurity that has gotten onto it
16 Ruling on selling groceries during the day in Ramadan
17 He is working in Europe and has wealth in euros and in pounds in his own country; how should he work out his zakaah?
18 Flexibility in paying the fidyah for an elderly person who cannot fast; it may be paid at the beginning or end of the month, or after the month has ended
19 Meaning of the phrase “(Ta‘aala jadduka (Exalted by Your Majesty)” in du‘aa’ al-istiftaah
20 Ruling on sending pictures of water, juice and food to a fasting person to annoy him
21 Concealing righteous deeds, and rejoicing in people’s praise for them
22 If a traveller is not sure whether he should fast or not, then he decides to fast after dawn breaks
23 The reward for spending on one’s wife and children
24 If a person formed the intention to fast from the night before, then he ate several times during the day by mistake, is his fast valid?
25 Ruling on injections and intravenous fluids for one who is fasting, and the impact of the intention (niyyah) on invalidating the fast
26 She lost a lot of weight due to illness; is it permissible for her not to fast?
27 Ruling on buying gold over the phone and receiving it one or two days later
28 What is the best approach to provide a proper Islamic education?
29 Ruling on giving the reward for righteous deeds to all the Muslims
30 Deeds that will weigh heavily in the balance
31 Serious consequences of falling short in raising children
32 The virtue of remembering Allah (dhikr), may He be exalted; is everyone who remembers Allah little a hypocrite?
33 Guidelines on permissible and unlawful work in the West
34 Ruling on zakaah on money in a charitable fund
35 He wants to marry a non-Muslim woman who became Muslim, but her husband has not divorced her
36 Soundness of the hadith which says that Allah, may He be glorified and exalted, descends on the night of the fifteenth of Sha‘baan to the lowest heaven
37 Is it permissible to complete the Qur’an every day? How are we to understand the proven reports which say that the salaf used to complete it in less than three days?
38 234196 Is it permissible to work in a company whose computer software are copied? Question: Allah, may He be exalted, has guided me and enabled me to erase the unlicensed software that was on my computer, but if Allah blesses me with a job on the com
39 A plea for help from a mother whose son was righteous then he became an atheist
40 Honour your mother, but do not disobey your father!
41 The difference between major sins and minor sins
42 Can he pray two rak‘ahs with more than one niyyah (intention)?
43 Will a divorced woman attain the same reward as the widow who raised her children?
44 Is it prescribed for the imam to greet the people in the mosque when he comes in?
45 Can Allah be described as having protective jealousy (gheerah)? Can it be said that Allah has protective jealousy for His Prophets and close friends?
46 He has a sister who is not Muslim; she wants to take a riba-based loan then give him a loan without interest
47 Ruling on working as a baker in a restaurant that serves alcohol in a western country
48 Is it obligatory to tell a suitor that the woman was previously divorced in a marriage that was not consummated?
49 He stole some money from his family when he was younger; can he return it to them by spending on them?
50 They found a dead woman in India and do not know whether she was a Muslim or a disbeliever; should they offer the funeral prayer for her?
51 Ruling on her sitting with her non-Muslim parents when they are drinking alcohol
52 The mahram relationship is not established if there is any doubt about the number of breastfeedings
53 Ruling on ‘aqeeqah for a foundling
54 WHY COMPANIONS NOT ASKED PROPHET TO GIVE THEIR WEALTH TO PROPHET WHEN HE IS POOR!?
55 Oppressors monetary support
56 He vowed to give charity if he recovered the money that was owed to him, and he recovered half of it; does he have to give in charity?
57 Saying 'Bismillah' when a child starts eating
58 How can the Muslim begin to seek knowledge?
59 Is it permissible to rent property in order to give it as collateral for a loan?
60 Guidelines on taking means and measures
61 Artificial rainfall – facts and scholarly opinions
62 Ruling on covering up for someone who committed sin
63 What is the ruling on saying “Praise be to Allah to the ultimate degree”?
64 Is the hadith “If there were to be a Prophet after me, it would be ‘Umar” saheeh?
65 The hadith “At the beginning of every century Allah will send to this ummah someone who will renew its religious understanding”
66 The difference between hamd (praise) and shukr (thanks)
67 If the spouses disagree as to whether divorce has happened or not, then what counts is the husband’s word, unless the wife can produce proof
68 Suggested alternatives to electronic games
69 He wants to take out a loan with interest to set up a business that will benefit poor Muslims
70 He took a student loan and did not know that it is haraam
71 Ruling on having one’s tubes tied or having a hysterectomy because pregnancy exhausts her and temporary methods of contraception do not work for her
72 His father gave him money for his university fees but he spent it on other things
73 What is the ruling on eating vanilla when it is immersed in alcohol during preparation?
74 Is the husband obliged to spend on his wife if she is working? Does he have the right to take anything of her salary?
75 Does he interrupt a person’s prayer if he stretches his arm out to pick up something that is in front of the worshipper?
76 If his non-Muslim relative says to him I love you, can he respond in like manner?
77 He is living alone and has no job, and he is blaming Islam
78 What does it mean to say that affirming a divine attribute dictates negation of its opposite?
79 A Christian woman had a civil marriage, and she wants to have an Islamic marriage with another man without the first husband having divorced her
80 Refutation of the specious argument which suggests that it is permissible to work in a riba-based bank because it is not possible to avoid doing business with people who engage in riba in the modern financial system
81 How did the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) braid his hair when it grew long?
82 Is the wife entitled to a monthly allowance?
83 He divorced her thrice during a period of purity in which he had had intercourse with her
84 Evidence for the prescription of udhiyah, and whether it is obligatory or recommended
85 Is it permissible for the wife to save some of her money and her husband’s money without him knowing?
86 Ruling on working for a company that delivers various kinds of documents and parcels
87 Reasons for the difference of opinion among the fuqaha’ about reciting behind the imam
88 Is it permissible for him to take Canadian nationality because of persecution in his own country?
89 There is a girl who wants to embrace Islam but she is afraid of her family’s mistreatment
90 Some of the Sahaabah (may Allah be pleased with them) who memorised the Book of Allah, may He be exalted
91 Ruling on using a water purification system that wastes a lot of water
92 There is no contradiction between the description of the Qur’an as being clear and explained in detail, and the appearance of the huroof muqatta‘ah in it
93 Guidelines on seeking permission to enter
94 It is Sunnah for the one who recites the verse Sabbih isma Rabbika al-A‘la to say Subhaana Rabbiy al-A‘la
95 Studying fiqh according to a particular madhhab, and advanced books about tafseer and fiqh
96 She has gone to her family’s home and is claiming that she is not married because the marriage was not documented
97 Ruling on saying “good luck” or “bad luck”
98 Refutation of those who quote the Holy Qur’an to reject the Sunnah and justify not acting upon it
99 He said to his wife: “I divorce you” or “I am divorcing you”
100 He is asking about reinterpreting the Qur’an and Sunnah to suit the age