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Shafi'i Fiqh

Praying Friday Prayer

Question: I work in logistics and transportation. Am I obliged to pray Jumuah every week without exception? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. Praying the Friday Prayer is very, very...

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Matching Grants

Question: Are matching grants permissible? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. Yes, matching grants are permissible because they are simply gifted contracts (hiba). As a Muslim, it is more...

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Receiving unemployment benefits

Question: Is it nobler not to receive unemployment benefits? Answer: Wa alaykum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, Dear questioner, Thank you for your important question. The default stance of the believer is that he relies on his own income and does not receive...

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Giving Zakat to an Adult Son.

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I have only one child who is in an adult. Due some personal issues he faced he is in huge debts. His income exceeds his monthly expenses which further increases his debts and he I am afraid he is...

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My Son Married a Non-Muslim

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question: Assalamu alaykum My son has married a white non-Muslim girl. May Allah give him guidance and put in his heart to marry a Muslim girl. Please give me some duas to recite to help my husband and I get out of this situation....

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The Pros and Cons of Breast Implants

Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan addresses a sister’s concerns about rulings on breast implants. I pray that you and your family are very well. May Allah reward you all and keep you firm on the path of serving, striving, and emulating the Beloved, blessings and peace be upon...