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Uploading football highlights on YouTube

Q: I want to create a football channel on youtube in which I will upload match highlights by editing them. Now youtube will play their ads on my videos and will pay me according to the views on my video. Is this source of income halal? A: This is not permissible....

Keeping mini dolls and legos

Q: I want to ask about the (mini) dolls or a character like captain or a worker which includes in various lego sets. They have face expression with full body.1. Can we let the kids play with them?2. Can we use it after distorting their full face with permanent...

Taking pictures to treat breast cancer

Q: I am a male lecturer working in a computer engineering department in a university in Saudi Arabia. Can I do research on writing some algorithms and computer programs which deals with image processing of mammograms for diagnosing and may be useful in the treatment...

Unauthentic narration regarding qaza namaaz

Q: I saw a picture in which there was a hadeeth. The hadeeth mentioned that if a person has many qaza namaaz and he does not know how many qaza namaaz he has then he should perform a 4 rakat nafal namaaz with 1 salam on the last jumuah in Ramadhan. He should just read...

Sharing pictures of people on social media

Q: As this is the era of social media and most of us are involved in it, my question is:If I share a post on social media which is uploaded by someone else, and the post contains pictures or videos of non-mahrams, and some people viewed that post because of my...

Taking a picture of a person without the head

Q: Is it permissible to take a picture of yourself but exclude your face from the picture? A: If the picture is taken without the entire head (i.e the face and head), it will be permissible.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Zakaria...

Live broadcasting of animate objects

Q: I recently came across the following with regards to live broadcasting:Shaykh Mufti Taqi Usmani (may Allah preserve him) and many other scholars have declared that live broadcastings of images do not fall within the ambit of picture-making (taswir). A picture is...

Sharing videos and photos on social media

Q: My question concerns the modern day sharing of females' pictures and videos on different social media platforms. What is the Shariah ruling regarding the matter?Note that those things are already viewable by general public and are not obscene, I just intend to...

Looking at animate pictures

Q: If I am reading a book and there is a human picture, will looking at it be sinful? If I am outside and see a picture on a billboard is it haraam to look at? If someone wants to show me a picture of a potential spouse is it haraam to look at? I do not want to incur...

Using an item with a picture of a butterfly

Q: Is it permistable to use bedding, curtains or a cushion with a butterfly on it with no eyes or face?A: Remove the head.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source Link