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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...

Revenge

Question Salaam in a situation where a outsider has sent explicit messages to a sister, how should the situation be dealt with. This situation occurred recently and the person got beaten up badly. However the beaten boy denied he did anything like...

Ruling on pirated courses

Question question is related to Buying Cracked Courses With Copyrights Fatwa No: 384226 plz check this fatwa it is written in that fatwa that “Firstly, it is not permissible to buy stolen property, and it is not permissible to deal with the...

Celebrating National Days

Question Teachers in Turkey participate in the event organized for national days and encourage students. if he does not do this, problems will arise and the teacher will be condemned and put in a difficult position. In terms of the content and...

Do I have to be a female forever ?

Question Unfortunatly, i am super unlucky as I am a female. I hate being a female, because even though I see some claiming women are honoured but I do not find this to be true and even when it is true it is for things that are temporary. I know you...

Adhan and Iqamah when praying alone

Question Assalamu Alaykum Q1) Does a man who is praying Fard Salah by himself in the workplace or in a university or somewhere else outside of a mosque in a non muslim country does this man who is praying Fard Salah by himself have to say both the...

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...