What is the ruling on killing spiders?

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Ref no: 0271# Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Category Fiqh Title   Question What is the ruling on killing spiders? Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.   It is permissible to kill insects which have the potential of harming a person for example spiders, scorpions etc. However, one should … [Read more...]

Kindly respond on shaving the moustache as opposed to trimming it

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Ref no: 0262# Date: Tuesday , June 21, 2011 Category Fiqh Title Question Kindly respond on shaving the moustache as opposed to trimming it . Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāh wa-barakātuh.   Before going into the discussion of trimming and shaving the moustache, it should be stated that “Ihfaa” … [Read more...]

toilets are in the direction of Kaabaa

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Ref no: 0261# Date: Tuesday , June 21, 2011 Category Fiqh Title toilets are in the direction of Kaabaa Question I am working in a Pakistani company, recently after the office construction we noticed that our washroom have been built in such a way that the toilets are in the direction of Kaabaa (Qibla Rukh). If you could please tell us the shariah ruling for this so we can explain to our administrator … [Read more...]

Is not permissible to take the surname of the husband after marriage

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Ref no: 0256# Date: Monday, June 20, 2011 Category Fiqh Title   Is not permissible to take the surname of the husband after marriage Question   There are some people who say that it is not permissible to take the surname of the husband after marriage. These are backed with various hadeeth eg "Call them (adopted sons) by (the names of) their fathers, that is more just with Allaah…" [al-Ahzaab 33:5]. As it is … [Read more...]

Is it ok to work in the Accounts dept

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Ref no: 0225# Date: Thursday, June 09, 2011 Category Fiqh Title Is it ok to work in the Accounts dept Question   Is it ok to work in the Accounts dept. of an organisation which contributes to temples or for festivals in temples or which utilises an occasion like a temple festival to promote themselves (by sponsorship etc..) . The persons in the accounts dept. may or may not get involved in these money … [Read more...]

Is it halal for a muslim to seek asylum

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Ref no: 0224# Date: Thursday, June 09, 2011 Category Fiqh Title Is it halal for a muslim to seek asylum Question   Is it halal for a muslim to seek asylum in the west ie. USA,UK,Germany,Sweden, etc. on false pretext and live on the dole. Please give a fatwa on this as many muslims in my country Sri Lanka is doing this Answer Muhtaram / Muhtaramah In the Name of Allāh, the Most Gracious, the Most … [Read more...]