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Underpaying fares

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Question: Respected Shaykh,  I live in the city of Sharjah (UAE) and often take a taxi to go to the neighboring city of Dubai (UAE). Whenever a person takes a taxi from Sharjah to Dubai, there is a 20 Dirham toll that the taxi company charges the customer (in addition to whatever the journey itself costs)…. read more »

How Do We Know Chips are Ḥalāl?

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Answered by Mufti Muhammed Bholat Question: My son was asking me what types of Doritos are ḥalāl. I told him I’ll get back and I went to the Frito-Lay website and they put a few there and I did not trust them. How can I know for sure. Answer: بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وصلى الله… read more »

Are Doritos Nacho Chips Halal?

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Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badat Question: Are Doritos Nacho Cheese flavoured tortilla chips halal? Please advise! Answer: Jazakumullahu Khairan / Thank you for contacting the Mathabah. May Allah bless you for your concern regarding halal consumption. In response to your concern, I contacted the Frito Lay Canada company by phone on Monday January 18, 2010… read more »

Islamic View on Vehicle Purchase Options

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Answered by Mufti Ibrahim Kureshi Question: There are many car dealerships, some even owned by Muslims who offer 0% financing to Muslim customers. There is a third party financing bank or institution involved in this transaction. As for the contract, the dealership adds the interest amount into the principle. They call this a murābaḥah (profit… read more »

Selling a used item as a new item

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Q: What is the ruling regarding selling a used item as a new item? There is a woman who sells only new clothing. However, she wore a certain dress for a few hours in a wedding and thereafter dry cleaned and sold the dress without telling the customer that the dress was used. Is this permissible? … read more »