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Can I hold marriage events for people of other faiths?

Assalamualaikum warahmatullah wabarakutuhu This is really out of curiosity more then anything. Are Muslims allowed to arrange marriage events in a hall or location for people of other religions who are looking to get married such as a Muslim brother arranging a...

Why is Homosexuality prohibited?

Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty I am not clear on islams...

Is Brassica alcohol halaal?

is brassica alcohol halal ? now a days it is being used in hair and skin care products Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.  As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.  Brassica alcohol is a palm oil free...

Make-up query – Reviewed

Asalamualikum, As women we love to do makeup for our husband and going to our relatives house.So my question is that there are many products used in makeups stuffs such as Isopropyl alcohol,Imidazolidinyl urea and many more products we are confused weather they are...

Non-Muslims Living in an Islamic State

Salam Are non muslims living in an Islamic country allowed to do things that are not allowed in the shariah apart from worshipping whoever they want to worship and having there places of worship protected. Like for example, can a non muslim living in an Islamic...

Handling haram items in workplace

A person has a job as a worker in a big warehouse. His job is to move the items in the warehouse. Is it permissible to move haram items like cans of non-halal meat, alcohol and swine meat etc?  Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most...

Working for a shipping company

Hi, I am looking to work at a warehouse which deals with parcels, it is a delivery or shipping company. The company is big and as I live in the UK it allows parcels or leaflets like insurance to be advertised, such as life insurance for the elderly. Would it be haram...

Rum Flavouring and Extract

Asslamoalaikum, On your website, you state that vanilla extract (minimum of 35% alcohol) is permissible for use in flavoring in ice cream or cakes since it's alcohol is not Khamr (derived from grapes or dates). Vanilla extract can cause intoxication if someone...