• Is The Waiting Period (Idda) Necessary If The Marriage Was Not Consummated?

    Published on : 05 04 2010

    <QUESTION> After divorce, is it necessary for a woman to observe the Iddah, even if there has never been any physical relationship between the husband and wife?

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  • Hijab: Is It All About Appearance?

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    Question: Dear brother or sister, I am stuck in a dilemma and I am hoping you can help me. I have been married for three years. I have a one year old son and another baby on the way.

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  • Can I Eat Meat Slaughtered By Jews And Christians?

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    <QUESTION> I understand that kosher meant is halal; but, in Toronto, where I live, it would be close to naive to think that a majority of Jews actually believe in God anymore. Could I eat the meat of person who says the name of Allah, but denies the Qur’an’s authenticity? Likewise could I eat the […]

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  • Fiqh Council of North America Issues Ruling against Airport Body Scanners

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    Saying that body scanners violate Islamic law, Muslim-American groups are supporting a “fatwa” — a religious ruling — that forbids Muslims from going through the scanners at airports.

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  • What is the relationship of a woman to the man who has divorced her?

    Published on : 04 02 2010

    Is it permissible for me to go out with my ex-husband in the company of our children on occasion, so that they can be together with both parents like other children. That is done is public places. Also, he does not pray – is the money that he spends on them haraam?.

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  • Fatwa on Collagen

    Published on : 26 01 2010

    Q.) A brother mentioned to me that Mufti Taqi Sahib has written a fatwa on the permissibility of using collagen (derived from cattle) in ingredients and as casing on products such as sausages.

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  • Forex Currency Trading

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    Q.) Is Forex Currency Trading halal? I have attached a document detailing the aspects of the business.

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  • Meezan Bank

    Published on : 24 01 2010

    Q.: Seeing the name of Maulana Mufti Taqi Usmani in the Shariah Board and reading his fatwa on the permissibility of Meezan Bank products, I opened a saving account with Meezan Bank Limited. Now I have found out that there is a controversy on the subject and even Mufti Taqi does not recommend the bank […]

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  • Relations during Peace

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    Q: Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.As you probably know, the issue of body screening of Muslim passengers in the US and some European countries has raised great disgust and denunciation throughout the Muslim circles. It has been abhorrently categorized as a kind of racism against Muslims, even under the alleged chase of terrorists. How do you […]

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  • Hijaab: definition and conditions

    Published on : 22 01 2010

    Hijaab is an Arabic word that describes the Muslim woman’s entire dress code, which includes a veil and whatever else is needed to cover everything except the face and hands. It is adopted at puberty – an age when, according to Islam, people become accountable for their actions.

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