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Eating at a Restaurant

Salam alaykum, In Belgium it is difficult to find Halal place to eat. My family and friends sometimes take me out to Restaurant, but they sell Haraam. I eat the fish and chips. But now someone inform me that it is not permissible to even eat the fish and the chips....

Demanding for Software Development fee

Question There was a software development contract in which a conflict arose between two parties (Software House referred to here forth as developer) and (the Company that required the software referred to here forth as The Client) The conflict was that the developer...

Buying a home. (Hanbali Fiqh)

Q: Salaam Shaykh. What is your opinion on buying a home with a mortgage? There is an opinion in the Hanafi fiqh that allows this but I wanted more information on that. Jazakullah Khair.A: Wa ‘alaykum al-salam. I would advise that you work with family and friends to...

Feeding the deceased’s family before burial

Q. My father passed away and his family and friends travelled from across the country to attend his funeral. Before the funeral, there was confusion regarding feeding his family and friends attending the funeral. Some people were saying that we cannot feed family and...

The belief of reincarnation

Q. Is there any belief in Islam that after a person passes away, a person’s soul moves into another form, like a form of an animal, bird or insect and roams around one’s house, family and friends looking over them? A. The belief in resurrection and life after death is...

Keeping all the Qurbani meat for oneself

Q. We have completed our qurbani and received our meat from the butcher. We were able to give a third of the meat to a local charity. However we’re not able to distribute amongst family and friends due to the virus. Is it possible for us to keep more than a third for...

Is it two sheep for a boy and one for a girl?

Question: Assalam u Alaikum As a followup to my question on Aqiqah, is it two sheep for a boy and one for a girl, or can the parents kill one sheep for the boy,and is there a condition for that? JazakAllah Answer: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, 1) There is no requirement to...