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Yum Yum Sausage and Crab Meat.

Question: I would like to know if the YUM YUM Sausage coming from Trinidad is Halaal or Not. I would also like to know if it is that crab meat is halaal, and if it is, are all crab meat halaal? As you know there are two types of crab meat one that lives in the land...

Muslims eating shark.

Q. Can Muslims eat shark? A. According to the Mazhab of Imam Abu Hanifa and Imam Malik, shark is considered to be a fish and is permissible to consume. Imam Shafi and Imam Ahmad have considered it to be foul and not permissible. And Allah knows best. Mufti Waseem Khan...

Janaza prayer without Surah Fatiha.

Q. I was told that there is a hadith that said that “prayer without Surah Fatiha is invalid” and as such we should also recite it in the Janazah salaah although Imam Hanifa does not do it. I have heard that all the other schools of thought agree on this. Can you...

Consuming crabs, lobster, shell fish, etc.

Q. I would like to know if we could eat mangrove crabs or land crabs, because while my parents were in Trinidad, someone said Maulana Sheraz of the Nur E Islam Masjid said it was haram and they said lobster is haram, so would that not mean shrimp and all shell fish is...

Consuming iguana.

Q. Is iguana Halaal? A. Iguana is a type of lizard, and according to Imam Abu Hanifa, it falls under the category of being a reptile and hence, not permissible. Other Scholars like Imam Malik, Imam Ahmad and Imam Shafi have considered a type of lizard referred to as...

SHAVING/CUTTING OF THE BEARD IN ISLAM

QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum. I want a fatwa on shaving and cutting of beard. Which one is permitted in Islam and which is not? JazakAllahu khair ANSWER: Wa Alaikum As Salaam, Keeping the beard is one of the symbols of Islam, and the blessed Messenger of Allah ﷺ has...

Is covering ankles by izar (lower garment) haraam?

Question: Is covering ankles by izar lower garment is haraam? I have heared that Imam Shafi had said that keeping ankle uncovered is mustahab is this rulling is same for hanafi? If not then what must be preferable height of izaar? Answer: Yes, covering the ankles with...