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Late Fees and PCP Contracts

Question As salamu alaykum. I have a two part question which would really help me. Firstly, I want to purchase something on 0% finance which I understand to be halal, but most companies have late payment fees, is it permissible to agree to late...

NHS Pension Scheme

Question I work in NHS where by default there is an option of getting NHS pension by contributing around 10% of salary and employer adds its own contribution. On reaching pension age, one can get pension every month based on average earnings through...

Is Mina part of Makkah

Question: Is Mina now considered part of Makkah al Mukarramah? If a person stayed in Makkah al Mukarramah for twelve days before hajj then went to Mina for the five days of hajj, will they pray full salat or shorten their prayer? Please explore both...

Vinted – Buyer Protection Fee

Question Salam I use an app called vinted to buy things occasionally and rarely to sell. Its an app quite similar to ebay besides you pay buyers protection fee automatically I’m wondering if this is permissible. Answer Based on the information...

Reading Qur’an Inside Your Grave

Question There are numerous narrations that I cam across regarding Scholars and Awliyaa, that they dug their own graves and sat inside to recite Quran Khatms inside. I know there is permissibility of digging one’s own grave in the Hanafi...

Gold Bars With Images

Question As-salamu alaykum … I have been collecting gold bars and coins … Alhumdulillah the ones I have do not have any animals and human prints on them however these are limited editions… The question is going ahead am I allowed to invest into gold...

Mortgage Refinance – Call Centre

Question Al-salam Alaikom! I work as a call centre agent for a mortgage refinance company.. I connect the home owners that already have a mortgage and they are interested in refinance with lower interested rates with the investors or lenders. The...

Writing Articles Online About Sensitive Matters

Question Assalamalaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu I have been through marital rape 20 years ago. My health and family relations are quite chaotic, and I can see it is because of the overall disruption of health status that affects all other...

Ma’dhur Changing Clothes

Question Assalamualaikum From 2016, I’m continuously secreting feces from both sides of passages. I was told by a doctor that I was injured in that area. Secretion happens just after 10 mins of walking, my liner is always messed and sometimes my...

Innovations and Disbelief

Question Salaam Muti Abdur Rahman I just have a few questions 1)My parents are my partner follow innovations off the disbelievers ignorantly such as birthday parties bridal showers Etc I have been told hat if you follow these beliefs off the...

Customer Support – Holiday Packages

Question Assalamu Alaikum, Please could you clarify if this job will be halal and not tainted in anyway. I have included below a brief of the job description. The company is Jet2.com who offer package holidays, the hotel’s they offer will...

Is Swearing Sinful? How to Express Anger

Question Salam My question is related to anger. I wanted to know when we are anrgy is it permissible to swear? What is recommended to do when angry? I try not to express my anger as i dont want to get sins but because of that i feel like the anger...

Bell Canada – TV Department

Question Bismillaher Rahmaner Rahim Assalamualikum, I worked at Nordia Inc. as a customer service representative for Bell Mobility. (Nordia Inc. provides agents for Bell.) I found that Bell has TV services that I know are not halal. My question is...

Which ihram is better?

Question As-salamu alaikum, I understand that Qiraan in generally mention as the most virtuous iḥrām according to the Hanafi school. However, I was recently shown a quote from the Muwaṭṭaʾ of Imām Muahmmad where he states that if you have done Umrah...

Recruitment Agency

Question Assalaamu Alaikum I wanted to find out if working for or owning a Recruitment agency is allowed? The main responsibility or role is to 1. find halal clients/companies who are looking for employees ie security company or bus driving etc...

Praying Salah With Boils

Question *السلام عليكم و رحمة الله وبركاته* May Allah bless the Fatwa Center Team. I have recently been reading and watching scholarly content that clarify the rulings in regards to a Ma’zoor, but some questions remain. Firstly, how much pus...

Microblading due to alopecia

Question: Is microblading allowed for someone suffering for alopecia universalis? She is in her mid-twenties? Would it not effect wudhu or ghusl? Answer: In the name of Allah, the Inspirer of truth. Assalamu Alaykum Alopecia universalis a medical...

Discussing Marriage Directly With Girls Family

Question Assalamunalaikum, I’m not too old, nor too young. I’m graduated and earning via professional job from almost an year, Alhamdulillah. My question is, Can I meet with the girl family? (My to to-be in laws) The girls family know about me, and...

Miscalculating menses and tawaf al-ziyarah

Question: A woman thought her menstruation was complete so did her tawaf al–ziyarah, however she started bleeding again and realised her menses had not ended. What should she now do? Can she repeat her tawaf or will she have to pay a...

Fear and Confidence

Question Assalamu Alaykum Q1) I have fears that whenever I do something I have the fear that something bad will happen to me if I do something. What is the solution in Islam for this. How can I remove fear from my life. How can I do things in my...