This answer was collected from Mathabah.org. It’s an Islamic educational institute based in Canada. The questions are generally answered by Sheikh Yusuf Badat and Sheikh Omar Subedar.

Photography in Islam

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Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I have heard many differences of opinion on the topic of taking photographs of people, but can you kindly inform me of the ḥanafī ruling on this and also what is the view of the majority of the scholars on this? I do not keep pictures in my house… read more »

Using Card Perks and Points

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Answered by Shaykh Mazhar Mahmood Question: Is using credit card perks like pc points allowable in Islam?   Or is it a form of riba?   We don’t pay or accrue interest but we do get points we use for groceries.  Same with gas credit cards.  I use a petro card to save 2 cents a litre… read more »

Credit card rewards

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Q: I wanted to enquire about Credit Card Rewards. I have a credit which is Shari’a Compliant as per clear statement from the bank: Bank FAQ’s ——— Q. Is the card Shari’a compliant? A. The Emirates Islamic cashback is fully compliant with the Shari’a principles. The card does not charge any interest to customers. As… read more »

Processing budget transactions

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Q: At tills in stores, there are speed points that accept debit and credit cards. Will we get sin if the customer uses his credit card and says that he wants his payment to be budget, not straight, so the bank will charge him interest? A: You should avoid this. Through you allowing him to take the… read more »

Playing cards without betting

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Q: Status of playing cards in Islam just as a game withou betting? A: Because it has some resemblance with gambling, abstain from it. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link