This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

Grandparents siblings being Mahrams

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. Is a woman’s grandfather’s and grandmother’s brother’s Mahrams? Can they shake hands for longer periods of time? A. A woman’s grandfather’s and grandmother’s brothers are considered Mahrams (non-strangers) to each other. It is permissible for them to shake/hold hands (Musaafahah) with each other whenever they meet provided that there is no fear of temptation… read more »

Is a 99 year lease permissible? 

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Q. Many Muslims purchase flats in Saudi Arabia on a 99 year lease. Is it allowed for Muslims to lease out flats and take out flats leases for such lengthy periods? A. In principle, it is permissible for a lessor/landlord to lease a flat/property to a lessee/tenant on fixed short-term period or long-term period. Hence,… read more »

Removing hair during menses.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q.Is threading, waxing or any sort of hair removing during periods makrooh and what type of makrooh? Is it permissible to remove hair during periods if there is a chance of exceeding 40 days and in such case which category of makrooh is it? A. No, nothing of this sort is Makrooh during one’s menses…. read more »


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QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, I would like to know the ruling on the use of a menstrual cup. It is quite an effective personal care item and assists women greatly in many aspects such as: Cost-saves money on sanitary napkins, for approximately 5 years. Embarrassment/ Immodesty- it prevents the likelihood of spillage or order as… read more »


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QUESTION: As Salaamu Alaikum, I wanted to know if there is any permissible way for a man working offshore for periods as long as a month or so to still fulfill his Jum’ah obligations either by himself or praying Dhuhr salaah or with a small Jamaat he may be able to form with other Muslims… read more »