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  • Working in photo editing and making TV advertisements Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My interest is in making TV advertisements, photo editing, and animation, but I have not started any work on those things, so I just want to know whether they are permissible in Islam? .. More

  • Ruling on working under man-made laws Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaikum. I wanted to know if it is haram to work in a government where one is required to review, exercise, and process applications or cases according to man-made laws (Immigration Law, Transportation Law, or Health Law). I am interested in working as a Citizenship & Immigration processing agent, where they identify cases of potential.. More

  • Pursuing career as actuary Date: 21-12-2016

    Can I pursue a career as an actuary? The degree is called actuarial science and involves a high amount of mathematical analysis, which predicts, as best as may be possible, future risks in financial investments. Some of the jobs available with this degree are in the insurance and banking sector as well as numerous other industry sectors such as pension,.. More

  • Lawfulness of income of non-Muslim mother Date: 20-12-2016

    I live with my father and my non-Muslim mother, who works outside the house in a mixed envinronment, though I think the job itself is permissible (visa application); is this source of income halal? And is it permissible for me to let my mother spend on me from her wealth, knowing that my father also has a job that pays well? And if not, then what about.. More

  • Auditing usurious bank accounts in company records Date: 8-12-2016

    What is the ruling on working in auditing offices, knowing that the job of the auditor is to check the company's accounts and budgets, which may contain records of bank accounts or interest, but that he is not the one who wrote these accounts or dealt with them at all; rather, he is only reviewing or checking them? All of that is for the purpose of.. More

  • Preparing shipping documents for alcohol shipment Date: 20-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I work in a Clearance company. They also clear Alcohol; I would like to know whether preparing the documentation for such shipments is haram. Please give me an answer that is supported with the Quran and hadiths. .. More

  • Designing logo for indecent outfits Date: 14-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am working in a marketing agency as a graphic designer. I do kiosks and stands for marketing and design uniforms for those who will do marketing with people. A few days ago, they asked me to do a picture for a beach uniform for girls wearing hot shorts. They wanted me to "just put the logo on the uniform." At first I refused, but.. More

  • Promoting business of lawyers who may commit violations of Sharee'ah Date: 8-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I need some advise. My job is to install a system to increase sales for my clients websites. All my clients are personal injury attorneys in Western countries. Is my income haram given that some of their actions go against Islam? For example, the swear by something other than Allaah, and they help the victim to get maximum compensation.. More

  • Taking care of non-Muslim children in Muslim day care home Date: 11-10-2016

    Is it permissible for a Muslim day care home to take care of non-Muslim children? .. More

  • Working as treasury manager or commodity risk manager Date: 6-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Allaah willing, I am considering to choose a halal career these days based on my finance background. I have two options to choose from: 1. Treasury Manager: If the main business of the company is in the halal industry, but the job role as a treasury manager involves managing credit, liquidity and FX risk using derivatives instruments.. More

  • Working in blood bank Date: 10-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A Muslim works at a blood bank and sends blood components to the hospital and outside the hospital, but each time the Muslim sends blood components, the recipient has to pay. The Muslim does not want to charge the recipient but cannot change the way things work at the hospital. Is it obligatory for that Muslim to quit this job? May.. More

  • Working in construction of buildings that may be used for prohibited activities Date: 12-5-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I may have a job opportunity to work for a company that provides engineering consulting services where I would design systems such as heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and fire safety systems for new and existing buildings. I do not know what projects I will be assigned, but some of these projects may include things such as hotels,.. More

  • Job that involves maintenance for usurious banks Date: 27-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I was wondering whether my job is haram. I work at a call center that does maintenance requests (for goverment building, banks, and so on). My question specificially is that I have to track email maintenance service requests for a bank as well. I do not want to disappoint Allaah, The Exalted. I love this job because I am able to do.. More

  • Working in financial networks like Bloomberg and Telerate Date: 19-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I woud like to check whether it is permissible for muslims to work at Reuters, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, Telerate, ... of which the main business consists of providing systems and information for stock trading. .. More

  • Working in factory of silicone gel for breast implants Date: 4-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykom. I have been offered a job in a company that manufactures silicon gel designed for breast implants. The breast implant gel is implanted in a woman to improve her appearance. The gel represents about 50-70% of the company's revenue. As part of this job, I will be directly responsible for gel manufacturing. The company manufactures and.. More