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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.

Islamic ruling on dating

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Q: What is the Islamic ruling on dating? Will there be any difference in the ruling if the boy and girl are engaged and intend to get married in the future? A: In Islam, it is not permissible for a non-mahram male and female to be in contact or to have a casual relationship with each other…. read more »

Listening to nasheeds

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Q: I want to know whether listening to contemporary nasheeds are ok or are they haraam? A: Personally we do not encourage nasheeds. Some of the reasons are: 1. Many are sung in musical tones. 2. Sometimes there is a discreet background music. 3. Many a time, these singers themselves are not concerned about deen. 4. People who… read more »

Using music in YouTube videos

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Q: I am a youtuber and making programming language tutorial videos. So is it halaal or haraam to use simple music (without voice) in video background? A: All types of music is impermissible, whether simple or complex. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Charging a loan process amount

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Q: When giving a loan without interest, we charge a loan process amount. Is this haraam or not? A: Obviously it is haraam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Third party insurance

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Q: A person wishes to take out third-party insurance. He claims that this form of insurance is permissible because the insurance company will not pay him anything in the event of an accident but will rather pay out the third party. Is third party insurance permissible? A: All forms of insurance are haraam due to the elements… read more »

Flying kites

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Q: Is flying kites makrooh-e-tahreemi? If yes, what should I do with the kite? Can it be sold, purchased, hired, or given to anyone for free. If an item is makrooh-e-tahreemi or haraam, does it have to be destroyed or can it be sold or purchased or can I keep it or hire it or give… read more »

Earnings of an insurance broker

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Q: My father works in an insurance company which is being run by Muslims and follows Muslim laws. He himself is an insurance agent who does insurance of different people and the more people participate, the more commission he gets. I want to know whether the money he earns is considered halal? Because the insurance… read more »

Serving pork to a non-Muslim guest

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Q: Is it permissible to serve pork in your house for your non-Muslim guest? A: This is not permissible. Just as consuming it is haraam, similarly, touching it, purchasing it, selling it or feeding it to others is also haraam. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked &… read more »