953 fatwas

  • Halaal food made in same production line as haraam food Date: 3-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. We would like to inform you that the food outlets in Hong Kong - processing, handling and output - have come across a number of difficulties in accessing halal food. We would like to ask our respectable Islamic scholars the following question: What does Islam say about a situation where the food that we consume is produced in the.. More

  • Asking about ingredients of food in restaurant Date: 22-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it permissible to eat at a place that makes sandwiches where the workers are supposed to use gloves and change them for each customer, even if a worker may have not done so and there may have been contamination of a non-halal ingredient on a halal ingredient? Is one sinful if they eat in such as place? .. More

  • Islamic teachings regarding cooking habits Date: 21-8-2017

    There is this pressure on women in the Muslim world today to be able to cook really well. There is this stereotype that a good Muslim woman makes lots of stews. Ramadan has become some sort of food holiday in which these ladies cook very intensely. It is delicious food, and it is easy to overeat. It is rather frowned upon to not follow this stereotype,.. More

  • Eating pineapple cider vinegar Date: 21-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I wanted to make homemade pineapple cider vinegar. It involves putting pineapple skin scraps, water, and dark brown sugar in a container for 2 weeks. Then it is ready; is it halal for me to consume this? .. More

  • Keeping peacocks at home Date: 10-8-2017

    Is it ok to keep peacocks in home? .. More

  • Hanafi ruling on eating snakes Date: 1-8-2017

    What is the ruling of Islam according to Imam Abu Hanifah regarding eating snakes? .. More

  • Taking pictures of men - Dressing in underwear only to wax body hair Date: 27-7-2017

    Is it allowed to take pictures of anything including men and not capturing pictures of women? Am I allowed to wear underwear only in order to wax before marriage? .. More

  • Prohibition to kill bees, ants, shrikes, and hoopoes Date: 27-7-2017

    Why are we not allowed to kill bees, ants, shrikes, and hoopoes? I do not understand why these creatures are so special and valued over other creatures. Please respond quickly. .. More

  • Taking vitamin D injection for skin tan Date: 19-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. There is an injection that makes a person more tanned if exposed to sunlight (in a halal place, of course, where nobody can se me but Allaah.) The doctor told me to be in the sun because my body is in much need of vitamin D. I wear the niqab by the way. This injection is very common for people who have a deficiency of vitamin D and.. More

  • Warning house snakes before killing them Date: 2-7-2017

    Dear scholars, in regards to the hadith about not killing house snakes; how can that be? What if the snake is poisonous and will harm people? How can we get rid of it then? We cannot wait to ask it three times before getting rid of it; there are very poisonous snakes. Thank you. .. More

  • Eating fruits of trees growing from grave Date: 30-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom. What is the Islamic ruling of eating the fruits of a tree planted intentionally in, or growing accidentally from, the middle of a grave? .. More

  • Euthanizing disabled cat Date: 21-6-2017

    Is it allowed to kill a disabled cat who is not able survive by itself; it is difficult to keep it at home as it needs to be taken care of like a baby its whole life. .. More

  • Chia seeds lawful to eat Date: 21-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering if its allowed to eat some seeds called chia seeds during Ramadan. They contain lots of energy and vitamins and make one feel less hungry. Is it haram to eat these if they make one feel less hungry when fasting? .. More

  • Drinking animal blood for dire necessity Date: 6-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Please, do not refer me to other fatwas. May Allaah bless you. What does Islam say about drinking the blood of an animal like a hen or a goat and so on? And what about soldiers who perform their duty in cold areas where they usually do not have much means to survive in that freezing cold, so they drink the blood of an animal, which.. More

  • Man using cosmetics to hide acne Date: 1-5-2017

    Is it permissible for a man to wear make-up in order to hide acne? .. More