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Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

IVF treatment

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Q: Me and my wife have been married for 7 years now Alhamdulillah, but unfortunately we have no children. We are speaking to ivf specialists and when we asked about being able to see a female specialist during the egg collection and embryo implant procedure we were told that this is not possible and we… read more »

Proxy nikaah

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Q: Few months back my brother got married in absence through his representative in the presence of the bride and her father. This was solemnised by the local qazi. No one from family and friends were invited, we did this for visa processing. I am sure the above nikah is valid, however, please provide reference… read more »

Paying profit on a loan

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Q: I have an interest loan which is fixed interest car loan. However i need a car for work and i am a salesman. I know this loan is haraam. I have asked family and friends to give me a loan but failed. Now I’m stuck with this loan and i would like to find… read more »

Visiting one’s home country

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Q: I was born in Sylhet, Bangladesh and came to the UK at the age of 6. I am currently a permanent resident of UK and only visit my family and friends in Bangladesh after a few years. I still have a family house in Bangladesh but no personal belongings. When I visit Bangladesh, I… read more »

Upbringing of children

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What is the best way to bring up children in this day and age? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Children are easily influenced by their surroundings. These days, it is extremely difficult to expose our children to an… read more »