106 fatwas

  • Questions about slavery are futile Date: 24-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My question was the following: I know that it is permissible to engage in ‘Azl (coitus interruptus) with a slave woman without her consent, and I read a few hadiths that say that during the campaign of Banu Al-Mustaliq, some of the Companions got female captives and wanted to perform ‘Azl in order to be able to sell them.. More

  • Prophet Ibraaheem (Abraham) was Muslim Date: 20-12-2016

    {Indeed, the most worthy of Ibrahim among the people are those who followed him (in submission to Allaah) and this prophet, and those who believe (in his message). And Allaah is the ally of the believers.} [Quran 3:65-68] Is this verse telling us that we are more entitled to claim Ibrahim as our prophet than the followers of Jesus and Moses? Please.. More

  • Islam does not forbid its followers from making peace Date: 23-11-2014

    Salam, I want to ask a question that has really confused me. Christian missionaries quote some verses of the Holy Quran and say that these verses promote terrorism and stop Muslims from asking for peace. They quote one verse of the Quran and say that this verse prohibits Muslims from asking for peace from non-Muslims. This is the verse they quote:-.. More

  • Ruling on sexual intercourse with one's polytheistic slave-woman Date: 14-11-2014

    Aslamu Alaikum, thank you for looking into my question. I have a question which regards slavery, as I was doing some little research on the topic. In Islam, I know that Muslim men can only marry a Muslim, Christian, and Jew. According to a page which talk about Islam and slavery, it was written that a Muslim man can only be intimate with someone from.. More

  • The illegitimate child is not a slave to the mother's husband Date: 29-9-2014

    Aslamu Alaikum, my question regards slavery. In Islam, there are only two sources where slaves could originate from: 1).Being captured by a Muslim army. 2). Being the descendant of pure slave-parents. However, according to a latest hadith I found, it says that if married "virgin" women has been found pregnant, the child turns into a slave? Hadith: "http://www.. More

  • Rulings pertaining to a woman's interactions with her male slave Date: 29-9-2014

    As-SalamuAlaikum WarahmatuAllah Does Islam allow both men and women to own slaves? In quran it says, that there is no hijaab when you have slaves which is a jeneral Ayah(An Noor). But when woman owns a male slave, is she allow to have intercourse with her? What is some of the dos and donts when a woman owns a slave? And where do we draw a line when.. More

  • The main cause of slavery originates from the legal war with the disbelievers Date: 23-6-2014

    Assalammualaikum I've read the fatwa of slavery in islamweb and i've found that slavery nowdays can only be valid by war between the kuffar. I've never found any other fatwa from this. Is this matter consensus or ijma? And can i have the reference which scholar stated that it is ijma and in which book? .. More

  • Refuting the malicious allegation that Islam is not a religion of love and tolerance Date: 9-1-2014

    I had a relationship with a girl and after more than a year I found out that she is Christian. I did not ask her about her religion since her name is common name among both Muslims and Christians. I can not leave her; so I asked her to embrace Islam, but she refused. The reason behind her rejection was her belief that Christianity is the religion of.. More

  • Clearing a misconception about the number of people embracing Islam Date: 10-5-2013

    Salam. My question is: if Islam is supposed to be the natural religion (fitrah) and the religion is easy, then why are more people not drawn to the religion, and why do others turn away after accepting if that is the case? Thank you. .. More

  • Helping people between obligation and recommendability Date: 26-2-2013

    Assalaam alaikum i had asked a question before i was directed to other questions the question was is this statement correct, Helping people is the "FUNDAMENTAL ASPECT OF ISLAM" --------- We know that helping people is a recommended act, but my question was regarding TERMING it "FUNDAMENTAL ASPECT" of islaam, since fundamentals aspects of islaam we say.. More

  • Studying other religions as academic subjects Date: 29-12-2012

    Dear Saikh, Assalamu Alikum. There is an academic subject in Dhaka University, Bangladesh where many religions are being taught as non-bias way. But Islam is taught as other religions. There is no special emphasis about Islam. My question is that Can a Muslim study other religions as an academic discipline?.. More

  • Islam is peaceful to those who are peaceful to it Date: 18-4-2012

    Is the opinion of some scholars that fighting against all the non muslims is obligatory even if they are peaceful a valid opinion? They also say that islam was spread by the sword and all verses of peace in Quran are abrogated! Whats the truth? Pls explain.. More

  • Acknowledgement is not sufficient as long as the person does not embrace Islam Date: 15-2-2012

    There is a man who adopts the sound Christian religion, not the distorted one. He believes in Allaah Alone, Muhammad and all other messengers, the Angels, the Last Day, the Quran and all other Divine Books, and fate. In addition, He uttered the two testimonies of faith but he did not embrace Islam. However, he believes in the Oneness of Allaah. Will.. More

  • Similarities between Islam, Judaism and Christianity Date: 15-2-2012

    What are the similarities and differences between Islam, Christianity and Judaism?.. More

  • Muslims labeled terrorists Date: 13-2-2012

    why muslims are on the tip figure ,why they are labbled as terrirists? .. More