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Hiring out a development team

Q: We have signed a contract with a client and gave our development team on his parol whose nature of business is News Media. They have to develop a website where they put all news and articles and different type of stories and put different type of pictures like...

Taking pictures

Q: Is taking pictures haraam?A: Yes. Pictures of all animate objects are haraam and forbidden in Islam. It is not permissible to take the picture of an animate object or keep the picture in one's possession. The Hadith explains that the angels of mercy do not enter...

Videoing a person dying of cancer

Q: There is a video of a Muslim dying off cancer. The idea is to broadcast the message of his piety. Is it Islamic to video anybody dying. What are the consequences for the deceased if he gave permission to video and broadcast his death on social media after his...

Butterfly stickers

Q: Would you be able to tell me if we can put butterfly stickers on the wall?A: Pictures of all animate objects are haraam and forbidden in Islaam. Hence you should refrain from putting butterfly stickers on the wall.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered...

Skype and video calling

Q: Is video calling/ Skype permissible?A: Where it includes pictures of animate objects then it is not permissible.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link

What to look for when choosing a life partner

Q: I made istikhara about a proposal for my marriage. I am 28 and a male. I saw 3 different dreams and I was waking up after each dream during the night. All 3 dreams were confusing and in the morning my heart was in fear but later the day I was relaxed again. Below...

Watching TV

Q: Can we can watch TV and listen to music? Is it prohibited in Islam or not?A:1. The television is one of the main tools of Shaitaan in misleading man. The one who views the television is not committing one sin; rather he is perpetrating a conglomeration of sins and...

Circulating Ahaadith via social media

Q: It is fast becoming a common trend for the English translation of Ahaadith to be circulated via social media eg. whatsapp etc. Recipients generally read these messages wherever they may be and in whatever state they may be in. Some examples of these are, the...