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Land Expropriation

Nasihah (Advice): Compensating people Sayyiduna Ibn Umar Radhiyallahu Anhuma reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “If anyone asks you refuge for Allah’s sake, give him refuge, and if anyone asks you (for something) for Allah’s sake, give him.” Sahl and Sulaiman said: If anyone calls you, respond to him. …

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Can Salaah be performed in semen stained clothes?

Question After washing semen containing clothes in washing machine…Stains of semen remains there even after washing.. Is it allowed to pray in these clothes (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. A washing machine rinses and washes …

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Brief Miscellaneous Q & A Relating to Fasting

<QUESTION> Can you please answer the questions below with regards to fasting? <ANSWER> In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Q: Is taking a meal before commencing a fast (suhur) necessary in order for a fast to be valid? A: No, Suhur is not necessary. However, it is a virtuous …

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Custody of children after divorce

Question My husband gave one talaaq ba’ain. I few weeks later I discovered I was 7weeks expecting. After delivery of baby and iddah expiry I want to know who has custody of this child? Mother or Father? (question posted as received) Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, …

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Making Masah on a plaster/cast

Nasihah (Advice): A wound in the path of Allah   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said:“None is wounded in Allah’s Cause but will come on the Day of Resurrection with his wound bleeding. That which will come out of his wound will be the …

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Can a fee be charged for the cancellation of a lay-by?

Nasihah (Advice): Reciprocating a gift   Sayyidatuna Aaisha Radhiyallahu Anha reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam would accept gifts and he would give something in return. (Abu Dawood)   ________________________________________________   Question and Answer:   Assalamualaikum Respected Mufti. Kindly advise as to whether a fee can be charged upon a cancellation …

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Partaking from the meat of an animal one had taken a vow to slaughter

Nasihah (Advice): Charity and maintaining ties of kinship   Sayyiduna Salmaan Bin Aamir Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said, “Giving charity to a poor person is charity, whilst (giving) to a relative is two things, charity and upholding the ties of kinship.” (Ibn Majah)   ________________________________________________   Question …

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Alleged Origin of Tashahhud

Question: Did Tashahhud really originate on the night of Miʿrāj during a conversation between Allāh ﷻ, the Prophet ﷺ and Jibrīl? Answer:   The alleged incident in the question has been written in many books. The shortest version is that of ʿAbd al-Laṭīf b. al-Malak ؒ, also known as Ibn Firishtah, in his Mabāriq al-Azhār. This is the same …

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Inheritance of Wife

Question As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. I would like to know what my wife would inherit if I pass away first. My wife is a revert to Islam…her family is Christian. We do not have any children and my parents have passed away. I have 2 brothers, 1 nephew and 4 …

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