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  • Renting a House to Non-Muslim Tenants Date: 7-10-2021

    I printed two rent contracts between my father and two non-muslim tenants. The first is a couple (in the contract it appears that they are not married but maybe they are extralegally married) and in their house I saw meat (I do not know if it is halal) and the second I do not have information but I may have heard music coming from their house. Is it.. More

  • Riba is Different from Selling or Hiring Date: 25-4-2019

    Assalamu’alaikoom Ya Syekh,Please kindly explain to me why a conventional loan annuity interest that is originally Haram due to Riba can change to Halal after the said interest is converted to Ujrah and the said Loan Transaction is converted to the ‘Aqad Ijarah. Jazakallah khair. .. More

  • Conditions of hiring in Shariah Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Please, can you state all the conditions and pillars of hiring, e.g. barber, taxi, etc.? I am not asking renting but about hiring. I do not have a Fiqh book to refer to. .. More

  • Taking students from academy one teaches at to give them private lessons Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I teach at a local tutoring academy and want to know if I can take their students as private students without informing the manager. Is this like robbing someone of their livelihood because I would be taking students who would otherwise pay the academy and study there? Also, my pay will increase, as there will be no commission for.. More

  • Doing personal work in free time during working hours Date: 29-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have come to know that if we have finished our work and still have free time, it is permissible to do our personal activities, and we are entitled to the salary if we stayed available during the time prescribed. What if I use this spare time to support my freelance work? This means that I am getting paid for freelance work that.. More

  • Activity of employee governed by contract with employer Date: 28-12-2017

    A person works for a private company as a professioanal engineer. In return for his service, the company gives him a salary once every month. Regardless of whether he comes late or earlier, and whether he goes home late or earlier, the company gives him the same salary, unlike wages, which are counted for every hour that one is present. He does his.. More

  • Person who manages savings fund may take fee for his work Date: 22-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. A group of people made a savings fund wherein each pays a certain amount of money for a specific amount of time each month, and every month, one person from the group will get the combined savings all at once, but everyone will get exactly how much he paid, no more, no less. My question is: is it permissible.. More

  • Cutting off other's internet connection to increase speed of own connection Date: 9-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am currently a student of B.A Islamic studies at IOU (Islamic online university). The people around me (except a few), use the internet for haram purposes. Is it permissible for me to cut off their connection without their knowledge so that I can carry on with my studies as the speed becomes very low? Or can I do so while they are.. More

  • Continuing to receive benefits meant for married people after divorce Date: 9-9-2017

    Dear Mufti. My parents are divorced. However, when my parents were still married, they got a membership to a club, and this membership lasts a lifetime for each individual person in the family. So my question is: can my mother continue using this membership since at the time of getting the membership, they were married, and it is for a lifetime. She.. More

  • Suspecting that landlord steals electricity Date: 7-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaah. I currently rent a room, and I think that the owner of the room in which I live steals electricity, as he provides me with proper heating along with warm water. I personally think that it is unlikely that he is not involved in the theft of electricity. What should I do in this situation? I am not one hundred percent.. More

  • Hajj organizer using Hajj funds for his own benefit Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Dear Sheikh, some Hajj candidates paid a sum of money to a Hajj organizer who promised that those Hajj candidates will take their flight for Hajj after a waiting period of about 10 years (due to abundant Hajj candidates). During that waiting period, is it permissible for the Hajj organizer to use that money to build a building or.. More

  • Fulfilling employer's condition not to do private work outside working hours Date: 10-7-2017

    Assalaamu alyakum. My uncle is an architect; he draws houses. His company told him that if he wants to work for them, he has to sign a contract that says that he cannot do private work on the side, like on weekends (as they want all work in the area to come to them so they get more money). My uncle signed it, but he does not follow it; he has started.. More

  • Carrying food in luggage on flights against regulations Date: 29-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. Is it a sin if we take food in our luggage (when flying) even though it is not allowed? It helps to take food because it is difficult to cook after travelling. If my parents take the food and I am flying with them, what should I do if they tell me to put the food in the luggage? And they also tell me.. More

  • Silence indicates consent in some cases Date: 24-6-2017

    One day, before getting on a rickshaw, I told the driver that I would pay him 20 taka (taka is the currency of Bangladesh) to take me to my destination. He neither agreed nor disagreed to this amount and remained silent. Instead, he asked me to give him charity for his medical expenses. I had no intention of donating anything (as I feared that he was.. More

  • Herding goats in return for portion of their offspring Date: 27-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, dear Shaykh. I would like to know if the following joint business transaction is permissible or not: I have three goats, and my neighbor said that he wanted to take care of them because he needs more income to feed his family. He promised that if one of them gives birth to two goat children (an even number), then one would be mine.. More