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Is slavery still allowed in Islam in this day and age?

Question: Is slavery still allowed in Islam in this day and age? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Before answering your query, we shall reproduce an excerpt regarding slavery in Islam from Ma’ārif al-Qur`ān by Mufti Muhammad Shafi Uthmani below: …

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Acid Reflux during Fasting

Nasihah (Advice): A Muslim does not display a bad example   Sayyiduna Ibn Abbaas Radiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Setting a bad example does not befit us.. the person who takes back their gift is like a dog that swallows its own vomit.” (Bukhari) Question and Answer: …

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Females attending Universities

Question: What is the ruling on Females attending Universities? Answer: 1.         Education is important for all individuals, male or female. The Hadith often quoted in this context is, “The seeking of knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim.” (Ibn Majah) Yet the understanding of this Hadith is often lacking. The commentators …

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Renal transplant; kidney donation

Question In case of chronic kidney disease, is renal transplantation permissible? example a sister donating one of her kidneys to her brother? Answer In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. There are two issues in your query: renal/kidney transplant and kidney donation. …

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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Question Salam, I want to do ivf ( test tube baby). I have 2 kids before but after that I could not get pregnant. I tried for many years and then I did IVF with one female doctor but it failed. Actually I have developed some complicated immunological issues. I …

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Imam Mahdi and Isa alayhis salaam

I have two questions concerning the Imam Mahdi and The coming of Prophet Isa (AS) Are all the minor signs done and are we just wait for Imam Mahdi to emerge? Will the Prophet Isa (AS) marry during his second coming? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Salaah of a person travelling to multiple destinations

Nasihah (Advice): The Final Abode   Sayyiduna Abdullah Bin Umar Radiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said,“When anyone of you dies, he will be shown his destination both in the morning and in the evening. If he belongs to the people of Paradise, he will be shown his …

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Female genital mutilation or Circumcision?

Question: Is female genital mutilation allowed in islam which is practised inmany countries in Africa? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a relatively new term.[1] It had been synonymous with female circumcision until recent studies proved …

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