3171 fatwas

  • 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

  • Using bank interest to help the needy Date: 14-5-2002

    I use the interest from my bank account to help the needy around me and to help my friends who are needy. I do this without any expectation of reward since I know Riba is Haram. Should I continue or discontinue help in this manner? .. More

  • Coupons with purchases Date: 8-5-2002

    Thank you very much for your answer to the question about the "cars prices" on the gas station.I need another clarification about the same, as you have mentioned that "Some people might purchase goods when they are not in need of those goods. They purchase only to get a coupon to subscribe to the draw".Sir, Will this rule still apply, if someone goes.. More

  • Bank Loans Date: 8-5-2002

    Are banks loans really prohibited by the Quran? .. More

  • Heirs to One Hundred Dollars Date: 6-5-2002

    A person died leaving two widows, one daughter and three sons. If he left 100 dollar, what will be the amount each heir gets out of these 100 dollar? .. More

  • Bank prizes Date: 6-5-2002

    Mashreq bank (www.mashreqbank.com) has a interest free saving scheme called Mashreq Millionaire. Under this scheme one does not get interest but is eligible for a prize. You can get details from their web site. Should one hold these certificates and if yes are any winnings from this Halal?.. More

  • Location of Islamic banks in the US Date: 5-5-2002

    Could you tell please if there are banks in the United States (New Jersey state) that give loans without interest (i.e., agree with Islam) to buy a house?.. More

  • Bank Profit or Riba Date: 4-5-2002

    I have deposited some money in one of Syria's banks and as I heard that the bank is lending money to people as a business wise. The bank is paying its customers some profit by using the customers' money. I asked some people; who told me that the profit is (Haram) because it is (Riba). Please give me the right answer because I do not want any (Riba).. More