This answer was collected from BinBayyah.net, which contains of feature articles and fatawa by world renowned ‘Alim, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayyah, from Mauritania.

Working in Tourism

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For three years I have worked in tourism. Obviously, this field involves grave doubts concerning prohibited matters. I want to quit the job but I can not find another one. What is the ruling of the money I earned from this job after I quit it? May Allah reward you. All praise is due to… read more »

Women Praying with Men

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In the Name of Allah. Peace and blessing be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon his family and his companions, all of them. Peace be upon you, along with the mercy and blessings of Allah. I live in a western country in a community with a good number of Muslims. Praise is due to Allah!… read more »

Work for an International NGO, Permissible?

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I received an offer to work as a software documentalist and editor at a nongovernmental organization (NGO) whose purpose is to promote democracy and international cooperation, and eliminate repression and poverty worldwide. Is it permissible for me to work for such an NGO bearing in mind that I will not promote its ideologies? All praise… read more »

Why Were Heavens and Earth Created in Six Days?

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Peace be with you, eminent Sheikh. Please explain the divine wisdom behind creating the heavens and the earth in six days. This question was asked repeatedly during a conversation with some Hindus working here in Saudi Arabia. They wondered, “Could your Lord not create the heavens and the earth just by saying, ‘Be’ and then… read more »

Woman Wants to File for Khul`

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Someone divorced his wife and after a few weeks he revoked the divorce. Now, she wants to file for Khul`, although he promised her he would not make the same mistakes with her again. Earlier, he had not given maintenance or due care to the family, and she had to pay for everything. She does… read more »

Why Has the West Surpassed Us?

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For what reason has the West surpassed Muslims in all fields, while we have the gracious Quran with its innumerable treasures? Is it us who fall short of understanding the Quran? Why do we suffice ourselves with only eloquent words? We can analyze, use evidence and make refutations. But can we pace with the West… read more »

Why Should We Not Get Closer to One Another?

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In this article we will temporarily cease our research on need and necessity, to handle the problem of communication between the Islamic community and its western surroundings. This week, I attended a conference in Istanbul held in response to an invitation from both the Turkish and British governments to study Muslim situations in the West…. read more »

Which Job to Choose?

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I was working at a Gulf-based holding company, and my job duties included reviewing and editing agreements concluded between the group’s subsidiaries and banks, most of which involved interest-based transactions. For this reason, after about two years, I joined another company as Director of the Legal Department, whose tasks are to undertake and provide consultation… read more »

Why Are Not Muslim Countries United?

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These days the Muslim nation suffers from insecurity. We call upon disbelieving countries to solve our problems and lift injustice. If European countries have their own armies and nonetheless joined NATO, why do Muslim nations not establish one strong army to protect their peoples against any external aggression and at the same time to stop… read more »