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Death by speeding, Suicide or not?

Question:     Asalaamualaikum What i want to know is if im driving my car at 160km/h which is over the regulated speed limit and I die. Is that suicide and what give him the rights to say it suicide? Jazakallah   Answer:     Although it is incorrect for …

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Can I use the interest money to pay bank charges?

Question:    Can I use the interest money to pay bank charges? Answer:   Bank charges are legitimate service fees. Hence, it will not be permissible to use interest money to pay for bank charges.   And Allah Knows Best Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed Checked and Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Desai  Jamiatul Ulama …

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Is the sister in-law a Mahram?

  Question:   A Muslim intends to go for Umrah with his wife, Can his wife’s unmarried adult sister go with them?    Answer:   The wife’s sister is death to her brother in-law and so is the Husband to his sister in-law. Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “The …

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The husband’s nephew is not a Mahram

  Question:   Can my sister go for Umrah with her nephew who is around the same age as her? This nephew of hers is her husband’s brother’s son and he is married. Please advise urgently    Answer:   This is the nephew of your sister’s husband and not her …

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Salaah on an Airplane

Question: I would like to know if a person performs his Fardh Salaah in an airplane will he have to repeat his Salaah, when he lands? Jazakumullah. Answer: It is permissible to pray Salaah on an airplane whilst it is in motion. It is advisable to repeat the Salaah after landing …

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Earning a salary and commission based on profits

Question: Kindly advise regarding the following situation:Ebrahim wants to set up his nephew in a business. Ebrahim will provide all the capital and his nephew will be running the business and will receive a fixed salary as well as a fixed % of the profits. Is this arrangement permissible? If …

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Wiping (making Masah) on a bandage

Question: I have a deep cut on my left hand and need to keep my hand in a bandage for a few days. Can I make massah on the bandage when I make wudu? Answer: When making Wudhu, you may make Masah on the bandage if removing the bandage is …

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Fatwa-The Status of the Niqaab

INTRODUCTION Recently, one of the senior scholars of Egypt was invited to address a group of young female high-school students. His gaze fell on a girl who was wearing a face-veil (niqab). This annoyed the Shaykh and he proceeded to ask the supercilious girl to remove her veil. The girl …

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Fabricated Hadith

Question: The following Hadeeth is being circulated via email; The Prophet Sallallaahu alaihi wasallam has said, “Whoever is the first to give another person the news about the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, the fire of hell is Haraam for them”. Is this Hadeeth authentic? If it is not, could you explain …

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