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Shariah

This answer was collected from Daruliftaazambia.com, which serves as a gateway to Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah – Lusaka, Zambia.

Placing blocks around the graves

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Question Is it allowed to put boundary around the qabr using blocks? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. The practice of placing blocks/bricks around a grave without a genuine reason is incorrect due to the following reasons: By placing blocks around an occupied grave, one… read more »

Commission for showing a plot

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Question Last year around September, I showed a person a plot in Emmasdale. The owner was a lady. The buyer, seller, myself and the seller’s son sat to discuss. The buyer was prepared to buy the plot. He had promised to give me a commission of $4,000. But suddenly the dollar rate fluctuated and the… read more »

Banking with Al-Rayyaan Bank

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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 highest expected rate of profit. However,… read more »

Leasing property for tourism

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Question I got tenant who wants to rent the property for purpose of boarding and lodging of tourist coming to Zambia along with food they will serve beverages along with alcohol. Please from shariah point can we give the property for rent as bulk of revenue will be from boarding and lodging? Answer In the… read more »

Social Distancing in Salaah due to COVID-19

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Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته What is the mas’ala regarding separation between muqtadis? And how much should be the gap if permissible? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, joining the rows and not leaving gaps in between the rows of the congregational… read more »

What is The Ruling on Overbooking a Service?

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Question: As a driving instructor, I double book some slots in case one student cancels.  If no student cancels one or two days before, I rearrange the time of one of the students.  Is this allowed and permissible? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Answer: It… read more »

Is the FBA (Fulfilment by Amazon) services Shariah Compliant?

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Question: Is the FBA (Fulfilment by Amazon) services Shariah Compliant? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Answer: It is permissible to use FBA (Fulfilment by Amazon). The Fiqh (jurisprudence of the answer): FBA is an agency service offered by Amazon providing logistical support to businesses.  Amazon… read more »

Is The Pockit Prepaid Mastercard Shariah Complaint?

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Question: Is The Pockit Prepaid Mastercard Shariah Complaint? In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Answer: The Pockit prepaid Mastercard product is permissible to use.  One should abstain from any overdraft facility accounts. Fees for contactless payments, withdrawals, loading fees and transfers are all service fees which… read more »

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