3163 fatwas

  • Working in a casino Date: 2-7-2002

    I work in a hotel casino in America as an acrobat. Is this work a sin?.. More

  • Renting One's Property to a Riba Bank Date: 29-6-2002

    Is it expedient for one to let out his building to a bank operating the usury system of banking, or to own shares in such banks? .. More

  • Muslim student asked to give gift to professor before exams Date: 29-6-2002

    I am studying in a non-Muslim country; my other group mates are all non-Muslims. They want to give gifts to the professor before the exams, because this is a custom here. They think that if they do not pay they will not pass the exams. But I heard that this is like bribery. I told them not to give the gifts but they still do not agree. If I do not take.. More

  • Taking orders for alcoholic drinks Date: 26-6-2002

    I'm working at a certain hotel as an order taker, taking food and beverage orders including alcoholic drinks. I'm married and have one kid so I want to know if this Haram or Halal... More

  • Bank Account and Spending Mixed with Interest Date: 22-6-2002

    I have an amount of money in a western bank. Usually, I cut my 2.5 percentage Zakaat from the total amount. I have been doing so for a long time before I knew now that the interest is forbidden. Please explain my situation. Furthermore, I spent some money mixed with interest on my family, bought a house, and went to ‘Umrah before I knew that interest.. More

  • Wants to pay off debt for house bought from deceased father Date: 18-6-2002

    I bought the house of my father three years ago and I have paid half of the amount. After that my father died and now I want to pay the rest to my mother. I don't know if I am on the right side. Please answer me as soon as possible.. More

  • Necessity for contract in economic activities Date: 15-6-2002

    Why is a contract necessary in all economics activities like selling and renting?.. More

  • Working for Company which Calculates Interest Date: 15-6-2002

    I'm currently working in the United States as a Programmer. The company I'm working at keeps records of people 401k plans and other things which sometimes require the company to calculate the interest on those records. My Job as a programmer does not involve me calculating this interest or dealing with the interest in any way. All the programs that.. More

  • Husband Died Leaving Muslim Wife and Non-Muslim Relatives Date: 12-6-2002

    If a man died and he left a Muslim wife, 2 sons from a former marriage who are non-Muslim, and 2 brothers and 1 sister who are all non-Muslim, how should his wealth (property, money, business, etc.) be divided? Also, what happens with regard to the house the husband shared with his wife prior to his death? Must she move and sell this property and divide.. More

  • Working for Qadiyani-owned company Date: 12-6-2002

    I work for a company owned by Qadiyanis. Is it better that I leave the company to join a Muslim/Christian company? I am an engineer and live in Pakistan... More

  • Working in music field Date: 9-6-2002

    AI work as a DJ; I Mix Music I don't sing, I just eliminate the gap between songs. I wanted to know if my money is considered Haram?.. More

  • A nurse seeing the private parts of men and women Date: 29-5-2002

    I work as a nurse and in my work I see men and women's private areas, not out of choice but because of the nature of my work. Could you please let me know what the Islamic view on this, as I am extremely worried about this sensitive issue?.. More

  • Buying from an auction Date: 22-5-2002

    Does Islam forbid buying from auctions? Suppose someone is indebted to another and not able to repay, and runs away to another land, his property is auctioned to recover the debt, if I buy from that auction have I committed a sin?.. More

  • Working in banks and hotels dealing with Riba Date: 21-5-2002

    Is working in the bank or hotel in an Islamic country Halal? I have a bachelor degree in financial management and almost all kinds of jobs let me calculate the Riba; in my country it is difficult to find a Halal job with this major. What does Islam says about that?.. More

  • Living on interest from bank deposits Date: 18-5-2002

    I've read about considering banks interest as Reba. And I'm asking you to give me clear vision on this issue that would help me to make the right decision, Insha Allâh. Banks in Egypt claims to give varying interest which is around 9.5percentage: 10.5percentage these days. I'm not sure if the bank invests all its money in loans with fixed interest.. More