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Property in name of mother

Assalaamualikum My name is (removed, in order to post publicly) and currently I am living in Germany -we are 1 brother and 3 sisters , there is been dispute going in my family in Hyderabad regarding the property left behind by my father . He has build and purchased it...

Credit card

If someone buys something from abroad with credit card and sells to me. Am I allowed to buy it according to Sharia law? Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu, Yes, there is no problem purchasing something from a seller who used his credit card to...

Islamic home finance

I am looking into the option of Islamic Home Finance in Canada. Currently considering 1. Aya Financial http://ayafinancial.com 2. Zero Mortgage http://www.zeromortgage.ca/ 3. IjaraCDC Halal Islamic Sharia Financing | USA Canada 4. Manzil Manzil Home I have three...

Sharia compliant tax saving schemes in India

Assalam walekum. I am from India and I work as a software engineer. Every month tax is deducted from my account. In order to save tax I have to invest in many tax saving government schemes. Q1) Can i invest some of my money in ELSS. ELSS is a scheme where every month...

Buyback option for a plaza shop

Party 1 is building a plaza and selling a shop to party 2 for $100,000. The plaza will be ready in 2.5 years. Party 2 will pay full payment of the shop now. Party 2 has the option to sell the shop back to Party 1 after 2 years and before 2.5 years at $115,000. 1. Is...

Free application and advertisement

Assalamu alaikum, A lot of free apps are available on play store. Some of these apps earn money through advertisements which may contain images of female not fully covered or like so which sharia consider inappropriate. So can i use these apps with the intention of...

Zakat can be given to Orphanage?

Assalamu alaikum, My question, zakat can be given to muslim orphanage/old age home and madarsah? please explain the sharia rulings over them. JazakAllah Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, It is essential that Zakah funds are tendered into the...

Refusing to use Hand Sanitizer

Question If i follow a view that all forms of alcohol are haraam including the one used in hand sanitizers. Can the masjid authorities force it down upon me to sanitize my hands with that sanitizer? From a sharia point of view can they deny me entry into the masjid...

Banking with Al-Rayyaan Bank

Question Asalamualaikum Mufti Saab. Hope you are well? Wanted to ask a question regarding banking in the UK. I have an account in the UK with an Islamic Bank. And there is an Account known as FTD or Fixed Term Deposit Account. These are savings accounts that pay the...