Working in the airport cargo department

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Q: I am working in Dubai Airport. I am working in Cargo. We are handling Cargo going to US military Bases in Afghanistan on a daily basis. Cargo include Food for soldiers and other items which include whatever they need to survive. It is coming from US to Dubai via a ship and from here to Afghanistan through Air. Is my job halaal or not?


A: If it is only cargo of their basic essentials then it is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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