This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.
Q. A local mosque in my city has every month fixed costs of approx. 2000 Euro’s (costs such as electricity, water etc.) To cover these costs the standing committee of the mosque has let build a building at the opposite of the mosque (which is thus at the same terrain as the mosque) which is… read more »
Q. Are we allowed to place an ayaah of the Quran or a Hadith in a wedding invitation card or can we put the English translation? A. Putting the Arabic Quranic verse on these cards will not be proper, since these cards will eventually be thrown away, which will then bring about disrespect to the… read more »
QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, Is it permissible to celebrate Valentine’s Day, if not why? ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, It is not permissible for Muslims to celebrate Valentine’s Day since it is a non-Muslim celebration which originated from the Roman pagans and Christians. Much has been written about the history of Valentine’s Day, but the… read more »
Message: Assalamu Alaikum Mufti, I would like to know about a visa card. I pay it off before time so no interest is accumulated. How ever the bonus points (voucher) I get after a few months which I can use to purchase items- is this OK to use. Or will this fall within interest…? Jazak Allah… read more »
Question: asalaamu alaikum mufti, Alhamdulillah ,Muslims all over the world are trying to spread Islam and may Allah bless them for their efforts . there is one effort in particular called world hijab day which tries to educate non Muslims about the hijab … groups of Muslims in schools and universities are trying to educate… read more »
Dear Sheikh, I have gotten conflicting views about employment in the bank industry. It is said that the income is a mixed income and not strictly Riba based because the bank does a substantial amount of investing, shares etc which results in millions of dollars in profits. People compare it to the government public servants,… read more »
Answered by: Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza Question: Two students travelled from Pakistan to Manchester for a course. Their course was legit but their accommodation was a scam. Now they have no place to stay. They are asking if they can take zakat to cover their necessary costs. I… read more »