Shariah Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Naats, nazams and nasheeds

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Q: What exactly are naats, nazams and nasheeds and which are contrary to Shariah to listen to or to sing? A: The songs that are accompanied with any type of musical instruments whether the actual instruments or background, and when they are sung by young lads with girlish features, or the contents of the song… read more »

Eating pizza, burgers, etc.

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Q: What is the shariah ruling regarding eating non-Muslim foods or international foods like pizza, kfc, burgers, chinese rice, spaghettis, etc. either home prepared or bought from outside? A: If the ingredients are halaal then it is halaal. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Women going out to work

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Q: I am a shy, introverted Muslim woman. I do not like being around many people, I like to keep to myself. I love staying at home, but my family wants me to work. I cannot find a job that suits both my personality and me as a Muslim woman. And I do not have… read more »

Road Accident Fund

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Q: The road accident fund agrees to pay a person involved in a motor vehicle accident R100 000 for general damages. This agreement is taken to the high court so it can be made into a court order. The court order is made on 1 january 2017 that the road accident fund will pay the… read more »

Purchasing shares in Apple and Google

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Q: Is it halal to buy shares in company like Apple and google? A: The teaching of the shariah is that you avoid areas of doubt and suspicion. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source