3168 fatwas

  • Inheritance Containing Interest Date: 24-9-1999

    Referring to question No. 1354, if the one who died had made a will of paying 1/3 of his money to the charity, would the percentage of interest be considered a part of the 1/3 or do we have to pay the 1/3 and the percentage of usury? .. More

  • Holding mortgage money (Al Raheena, WAFA, Amana) Date: 12-9-1999

    Can you please answer the following question:1. Somebody wants take a house on mortgage (which is Rahen in urdu) 2. He will pay Rupees: 80,000 to the owner of the house. As a guarantee, the owner will vacate the house, and give to the person who is paying the money. This is a gurantee for the money. The person paying will stay with his family in.. More

  • Inheritance Containing Interest Date: 5-9-1999

    I would like to ask if someone received an inheritance from his/her relative whose earnings had some haram things like interests and he or she knows this, what is he or she supposed to do? .. More

  • Borrowing From Bank to Buy a House Date: 24-8-1999

    I am a married man with two kids. I have a decent job but I cannot save enough to build a house for my family. Here in Tunis we don't have Islamic banks, so all banks that give credit for building house charge an interest rate. Does our religion give permission in such a situation to get credit from the bank? I have to note that I called the ex-Mufti.. More

  • Taking interest bearing loan to buy house Date: 22-8-1999

    First I would like to say that I have no intention to buy a house, but many people say that taking a loan from banks and paying interest for buying a house in occidental countries when the house is not for commercial purpose is allowed. Can you please clarify this for me? wa jazaqumu ALLAHU khairan WASSALAMU ALAIKUM .. More

  • Ruling on insurance Date: 18-8-1999

    What's Islam opinion about insurance? (all kinds).. More

  • Bank account, bank prizes and gifts Date: 15-8-1999

    I have three small questions. Q1: If you have a bank account and you hear that you have won a big prize from the bank, is this money Halal or Haraam? If this is Haraam, what is the Ayat or Hadith that proves this? Q2: If this prize is Haraam, can it be used to help in any way (any kind of help)? Q3: If the Bank gives you something (watch, keyring, or.. More

  • Being in business with a dishonest partner Date: 13-8-1999

    long time ago I made a company with another man whom I met for the first time, he came from another country, he told me that he have many companies in many countries, because he is Muslim and he have a good method to talk with Qura'n and Hadeeth I think he is a honest man, I gives him my money and we begon the new company me in Holland and he from.. More

  • Working in a hotel Date: 11-8-1999

    Should I work in a hotel?.. More

  • Ruling on mortgage Date: 9-8-1999

    What is the Islamic ruling about mortgage? .. More

  • Seeks bank's sponsorship of school project in lieu of interest Date: 9-8-1999

    Instead of accepting interest from bank on our account, we have asked bank to sponsor on a different project in the school. What is the ruling according to shariah?.. More

  • Had a Bank Loan Date: 9-8-1999

    1 year back I took a loan from a bank here to cover some urgent commitment at that time. Now as I still have 2 years to pay for the loan I regret the decision and read about Riba and how both the bank and I are equally mistaken. According to my reading, I know that the lender should give the extra amount of money paid for interest to Islamic affairs.. More

  • Exchanging inferior dates for superior dates Date: 7-8-1999

    There is this story about Bilal... He returned once with dates...and the Prophet asked him where he got the dates. Bilal said he exchanged 2 spoiled dates for one edible one. The prophet said that this was usury (riba)...How is this so? If it is usury, is a spoiled date equivalent in value to a non-spoiled one? Thank you.. More

  • Bank charges reduce money in saving account Date: 7-8-1999

    I have a deposit in a Bank in Canada. I put the money in a saving account without profit. I have no choice but to put this money in Bank in Canada. Each month the Bank deducts 3.00 from my account as a charge for this type of account since the bank can not make a lot of use with my money. But over time my money becomes less and less. Please advice.. More

  • Now has money he borrowed 20 years ago, how much should be repaid? Date: 4-8-1999

    I had borrowed SR10000 for one year. But I could not pay it back because I did not have the money. After 20 years I have the money. Do I have to pay only 10000 or do I have to pay any more taking into consideration that the value of that amount after 20 years does not equal more than 1/10 of the value when I took the money?.. More