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  • Developing software that might be used in selling unlawful food items Date: 3-1-2018

    I work for a software company as a senior software engineer. My company, let us call it Company X develops a software for Company Y, which is another software company located in US. The service which we provide eventually generates some report using millions of pieces of data to aid big organizations to take their business decisions. Company Y sells.. More

  • Working in data-entry in Riba-based bank Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am unemployed and have found a job in the data center of a bank that deals with interest, but the job is to enter cheque-related data in their computer system. These cheques are for business transactions or the employee payrolls of others companies. My question is whether I can take this job or not. God bless you. .. More

  • Working in organization that buys hotels abroad Date: 3-1-2018

    Is a job with a local government organisation that involves buying hotels in foreign countries haram? The hotels serve alcohol, which is why I am asking. Thank you. .. More

  • Working in company that manufactures brewery equipment Date: 3-1-2018

    I work for a company that manufactures equipment that is widely used in the brewery industry. Is it permissible to sell to these industries and visit the plants for surveys? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Working in IT risk assessment Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it halal to work in an "IT-risk" role for a company. This would involve monitoring and assessing IT projects to see if they are running on schedule, if there can be any problem anticipated or foreseen coming up, as well as checking IT systems in place and if there is any risk for errors or security lapses that may occur as well.. More

  • Working in institute that lies to market its courses Date: 3-1-2018

    I work as a trainer in an institute. The marketing department of the institute often lies to the students in order to get them enrolled into the courses of the institute. I do not lie to the students and am not involved in the marketing. My job is to train the students in a variety of courses. Is my income halal? .. More

  • Working as data analyst in magazine publishing company Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I have a question concerning my income which I earn living in the West. I work for a magazine company which produces multiple magazines. These magazines usually contain things that are halal (like news about politics, football matches, new technological devices and so on) but also sometimes things that.. More

  • Providing travel services to Sikh tourists to visit their temples Date: 31-12-2017

    I am a travel agent, I need to ask regarding providing transportation and accomodation services to Sikh Yatries who will travel to Pakistan from the USA in order to visit their sacred places in Pakistan. I have nothing to do with any of their religious activities. We just have to provide them with accomodation and transportation to their destinations,.. More

  • Helping job seekers find jobs that may include unlawful aspects Date: 30-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. A friend and I are thinking about starting a business in Europe, where we live. In short, our 'product' will link people who want to work with people who are looking for workers. Our question is, since Europe is not an Islamic country, some company might, for example, want someone to work in a restaurant in which alcohol is served.. More

  • Working as hijaabi model Date: 22-12-2017

    Is being a famous hijabi model haram? I mean, like walking on runways, but with my full hijab on, or shooting pictures for some brands? .. More

  • Conducting experiments on pork and alcohol as part of work in chemistry Date: 13-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am a researcher in the chemical field. I would like to start working for a company of inks and paints for boxes for food and beverages. My research should concern the development of new paints. Among the tests that I would have to do is to assess if the food kept in the boxes has been contaminated with the paint that is on the outside.. More

  • Male teacher working in mixed school Date: 23-10-2017

    In the answer (338434) to one of the questions in this website, it has not been clearly mentioned whether it is haram for a man to teach a group of boys and girls, even if he lowers his gaze from the girls. Could you please answer this? And please note that I am talking about a situation where there are segregated institutes available and the man still.. More

  • Working in consultancy - Man keeping hair from forehead with band Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh.Shaykh, I have two queries. 1. Someone told me that the earnings from a consultancy career are haram. I give motivational speeches in various companies and seminars and get paid for that; is that money haram? Moreover, as a business consultant, people consult me on where to invest their money, is the.. More

  • Working in Central Bank of Muslim country Date: 13-9-2017

    My question is the following: what is the Shariah point of view about working in the Central Bank of a Muslim country where both interest and non-interest based banks exist and the Central Bank deals with both kinds of banks? Many Muslim countries accommodate both the interest-based traditional banking system and Islamic banking, and their Central Bank.. More

  • Working at bKash (mobile money system in Bangladesh) Date: 10-9-2017

    Please answer quickly and do not refer to another fatwa. "bKash" is a mobile money system in Bangladesh operating under the jurisdiction of the Bangladesh Central Bank as a subsidiary of BRAC Bank, a local interest-basedbank. The service aims to serve users at the bottom of the economic pyramid (BOP) ensuring a broader range of financial services across.. More