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Marriage Proposal

Assalamualaikum, Shaikh, recently a man asked me to find a woman for him to marry. My parents are also searching a groom for my sister. After talking with the man, I have found out that: 1. He had previously worked in an Islamic bank. But, he found out that though the...

Fatwa

I had some bank interest which I almost separated from my business account. Is it allowed to give this interest to my son in law? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, In principle, a person has to return the interest money back to its owner....

Credit card

Asalam OAlekum I have a credit card which I used for home shopping such as groceries etc. But, I pay back quickly and never had any interest paid until now. There is an interest free duration of 55 days if paid then no interest charge. I know interest is haram so I...

Islamic finance home mortgage

Asalam-o-Alykum, I live in Sydney Australia with my wife and two kids. I am interested to buy a house, but as we know Interests is haram in Islam. But I see many muslims buy properties through bank loan and mortgage which includes interests. Is it permissible? For me...

LOAN REPAYMENT

Assalamu Alaikum Mufti sab I want an Islamic guidance or ruling on my matter: I had borrowed money from my brother in law to buy a house equivalent to US$65,000 We agreed that I cud make my repayments flexibly to me The amount borrowed by me was in Local Malawian...

Regarding zakaah

Assalamu alaikum. I have gold jewellery gifted by my parents at my wedding. I haven’t paid zakaah on it for many years now and I intend to pay it all ASAP. My husband has always been working in software development companies untill few years back when he got a job to...

News, Calumny and Negative SEO

ألسلام عليكم ورحمة ألله وبركاته NEWS AND CALUMNY A “little group” of adult Muslims have been arrested, in non-Muslim country, by policemen for a rob—around 10000$. Only one of them have been imprisoned. Online Publishers have reported the story, and have published...

Enjoying Free Services against given Loan.

Aslamo-alaekum. As we all know ‘Riba/Usury’ is ‘Unjustified increment in borrowing or lending money, paid in kind or in money above the amount of loan’. If someone takes loan ($1000) from you and pay you back the same amount which is ($1000) after one year, but he...

Loan Interest Hukm

Assalamu’alaikoom Ya Mufti, Please kindly explain to me why a conventional loan annuity interest that is originally Haram due to Riba can change to Halal after the said interest is converted to Ujrah and the said Loan Transaction is converted to the ‘Aqad Ijarah....

Consulting work to Banks/Financial Institutions

Dear Mufti sab – I am a freelance consultant in the field of finance and related services, the nature of my work is such that I am registered with few recruitment agencies, from time to time these agencies send me to various clients to do certain work, the duration of...