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Ethanol Alcohol in Food and Drinks

Answered by Mufti Ismail Kotwal Question: What is the percentage of ethanol that is permissible in a food or drink product for consumption?  What is the verdict on vanilla extract and almond extract, or any other extract, since the product itself contains a high level...

Hanafi Fiqh

The Return of Jesus, the Messiah

By Shaykh Omar Subedar Question: What does the Islamic source text say about the return of Jesus/ʿĪsā? Answer: Regarding the return of ʿĪsā (peace and blessings upon him), the Messenger, Muḥammad (peace and blessings upon him) once explained to his Companions while...

Hanafi Fiqh

Islamic View on Vehicle Purchase Options

Answered by Mufti Ibrahim Kureshi Question: There are many car dealerships, some even owned by Muslims who offer 0% financing to Muslim customers. There is a third party financing bank or institution involved in this transaction. As for the contract, the dealership...

Hanafi Fiqh

Fiqh of Salah (Prayer) on a Chair

I had a question regarding when Isha time expires.  I recently heard that the common view that Isha time lasts until Fajr is incorrect. Can you kindly verify or let me know when the time of Isha expires according to the Hanafi school of Islamic law? By: Darul Iftaa of...