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Reasons For Allah’s Displeasure & The Remedy

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Answered by Mufti Abdur Raheem Lajpuri  The Religious Scholars (Ulamâ) are requested to shed light upon the factors behind Muslim distress and suffering all over the world. Muslims are facing riots and massacres at many places – Why is this? Answer: Reasons For Allâh’s Displeasure & The Remedy by the Grand Mufti of Gujerati, India… read more »

Free Lottery Tickets Halal?

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Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari Is it halal to take part in a lottery if the tickets are free? They come from a gas station chain, as you buy gas you accumulate points and after a certain number of points the person gets a free ticket. If the number happened to come out,… read more »

Confirming whether my investment is, in fact, halal

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Answered by SunniPath Answer Service Team I have invested a sum of money and would like be careful to be sure that the investment is halal. The other party (whom I’ve invested with) summarizes their investment policies as being to: 1. Only invest in companies involved in halal lines of work, sticking mainly to technology… read more »

Credit Card Cash Backs

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Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari What is the ruling on accepting cash back bonuses from credit cards. For example, a particular credit card company gives 1% cash back for all purchases through it. One must wait though till it reaches the level of $20 or more, or within a certain period of time…. read more »

Why is gambling haram?

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Answered by Shaykh Ilyas Patel Why is gambling haram?  Answer:   Allah says in the Qur’an: They ask thee concerning wine and gambling. Say in them there is great sin and some benefit for men. The sin is greater than the benefit. (Surah al-Baqarah 219) Abu Hurayrah narrates that the prophet (Allah bless him and… read more »

Working as stock market employee

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Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari I am working as a software developer in lahore stock market. Now stock market facilitates some interest based transactions (carryover transactions) to its brokers. Moreover different banks & insurance companies are also trading in stock market as listed companies. Hence the applications we develop include interest based calculations… read more »

Selling insurance policies to non-Muslims?

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Answered by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari I work in a call center part of my job is to sell insurance policies to non-Muslims what would the shar’ee order for this be? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, All prevalent types of commercial insurances are unlawful (haram) in Shari’ah as they… read more »

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