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Permissibility of writing fictional stories

Aoa I wanted to know about the permissibility of writing Fictional stories in Islam and whether earnings made from them are halal or not. I have conflicting fatwas, some saying it is permitted while the others are condemning it. Those who say it is permitted say it...

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Asalamualaikum I tried to figure out if the alcohol was derived from dates or grapes or not and was not really given a straightforward answer: “There are currently no products on our menu that contain alcohol as an ingredient. However, some items contain ingredients...

Permissibility/impermissibity of Lanolin

Salaam Mosaab, I’m wanting to know if Lanolin synthesised from animal cholesterol for vitamin D3 is permissible. This would be a part of a multi vitamin supplement. Jazakallah Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Since Lanolin (E913) is...

Oxford-Astra Zeneca Vaccine

Question Is the Astra Zeneca vaccine available in Zambia Halaal? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. As Muslims, we are duty-bound to have complete trust and reliance (Tawakkul) in Allah,...

Raffling an Item

Question Are these competitions allowed? ‘Stand a chance to win a fish bowl by entering your name and number in a draw box just for K10. Lucky draw wins the fish bowl.’ Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum...

Micro Finance Vehicle Lease

Question Asalamualaikum. I work for the public service in Zambia and we are offered vehicles through public service micro finance where they allow u to buy a car without duty over 5 years with monthly installments charge a 5% armourised interest rate. I am aware we...

Wudhu Socks

Question Salaams Mufty Saab what type of socks we can do maasa on? And can we do maasa on normal socks which are knee length Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. For the permissibility of...

Will brain microchip implants be permissible?

Question AssalamuAlaikum Would it go against shariah in any way for Muslims to use the brain microchip implants (when and if the time comes)? Just to give you some background behind the question, this person is a devout Christian who seems to be intrigued by Islam. He...