3121 fatwas

  • Student with Family Wants to Take Educational Loan Date: 19-11-2000

    I am a Muslim living in North America and I fear Allah. I am mechanical engineer but I can't find a job right now and I am receiving financial aid from the goverment of Canada.My question is can I get a loan from the goverment through the bank to take a master degree in engineering? I have my wife and three kids. .. More

  • Interest from court judgement Date: 3-11-2000

    I had a court case against a company and the court forced the company to pay me some money plus an interest on that money. Can I take this interest knowing that the court order is less than my right because I did not have enough papers proving my case and because of a mistake made by my lawyer?.. More

  • Paying income taxes in UK Date: 29-10-2000

    There are around 2 million Muslims living in the UK, mostly involved in business and well off. In this country there are taxes on everything, wages, private business etc...which starts from 20 to 40% of one's income. When one works for a company then he can not avoid taxes ..but when you have your own buisness then people try not to declare all the.. More

  • Changing the purpose of endowment Date: 28-10-2000

    What's the verdict of Islam concerning changing the purpose of a given Waqhf from an Islamic school to a Mosque?.. More

  • Alternative to Mortgage Date: 24-9-2000

    I live in the UK and would like to say some western banks and some Muslim owned banks have started offering Muslims an alternative to mortgage (loan with riba) to buy homes through a scheme called Ijara and Murabaha in the Murabaha contract I choose a house, the bank will buy it and sell to me for higher price, and I pay the higher price by equal installments.. More

  • Working in investment firm lending money Date: 20-9-2000

    1-I am a computer engineer working in a large investment firm .This firm invest in everything and works in everything related to money like stocks,bonds,and it also lend money but it is not a bank my job is to fix and setup their computers is my job is halal or haram .Jazakm allah kul khayer.. More

  • Inheritance of Wife, Brother, and Two Sisters Date: 7-9-2000

    If a man died and he left a wife, a brother, two sisters, and a son of his dead brother, how should his money be divided? .. More

  • Woman Died and Left Two Brothers and Two Sisters Date: 7-9-2000

    If a woman died and she left two brothers, two sisters, and a son of her dead brother, how should her money be divided? .. More

  • Working brokerage house Date: 30-8-2000

    Is it permissible to work in a BROKERAGE HOUSE in an Islamic country ?.. More

  • Paying Income Taxe in America Date: 9-8-2000

    Is the income tax we are supposed to pay in America haram? .. More

  • Receiving Interest Date: 2-8-2000

    Assalam Alaikum! Could you please tell me if a widow or an aged person with no source of continuing income can deposit his/her savings in a bank and receive interest? .. More

  • Grandmother's donation to grandson Date: 23-7-2000

    My question is little bit big. We are Indian: my grandgrand mother (paternal) made a Hibah of one portion of house (she was owner of that house) in favour of my brother who died last week. He was paying all the bills for electricity etc. When my brother was alive, my uncles ( brother's of my father) made a petition in the court claiming the Hibah made.. More

  • Purchasing and selling investment certificates Date: 16-7-2000

    In Pakistan there are banks named as Islamic bank they offer to buy certificates from us for 3 months, 6 months or 12 months and they say they invest in business; after that said period they show profit/loss. From the profit they keep some percentageof it, is this proper according to Islam or no? please give fatwa... More

  • Working where pork and lottery tickets are sold Date: 29-6-2000

    WORKING IN A GAS STATION WHERE YOU SELL LOTTO AND SANDWISHES WHICH HAVE A HAM OR PORK IN IT KNOWING THAT YOU CAN FIND ANOTHER JOB BUT YOU USED TO THIS JOB PLUS KNOWING THAT ABU HANIFA OK THAT ALSO, DO YOU THINK THAT THE HADITH WHICH PRETAIN TO THOSE WHO LIVE IN UNISLAMIC STATE MAY NOT GET THE MERCY OR RAHMA OF ALLAH IN THE DAY OF JUDGEMENT WHILE IT.. More

  • Working where there is lottery machine, selling lotto Date: 24-6-2000

    Can I work in a gas station, which has lottery machine, selling lotto? .. More