Halaal & Haraam

[Q-ID0396] What is the Islamic ruling on giving blood?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: Does Islam permit blood transfusion for a patient who needs it? What is the ruling if it is a question of life and death? What is the ruling upon the one who donates blood as he…

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[Q-ID0394] Are the earnings of a taxi-driver regarded as Halal?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: Are the earnings of taxi drivers in England halal (lawful) or haram (unlawful)? Many of the Muslims in England are taxi drivers and they drop and pick-up the Englishmen who go out every weekend to pubs…

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[Q-ID0382] Are Mcdonald’s fries Halal? Can I eat them if I have doubts?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding the following matter, are McDonald’s fries halāl, considering they are fried in completely separate oil [to the meat]. Some people say that there is a possibility that they cook the fries in the same oil as the harām meat, therefore the oil…

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[Q-ID0380] Can a man remove the hair from his body and have laser hair removal done?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: can a man remove (shave) the hair from all of his body? And can laser hair removal be used to stop these hairs from growing again. Questioner: Ateeb from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب…

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[Q-ID0371] Can we work in supermarkets where we have to handle alcohol?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding the following matter, how is it to work in supermarkets, where we sometimes have to handle alcohol and if a customer requests it, we must give it to them. Also, we have to stock it on the shelves and touch them, how…

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[Q-ID0368] Is pre-stunned chicken and meat Halal or Haram?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the noble Shariah say regarding this matter; what is the ruling concerning pre-stunned stunned meat? Will the meat be Halāl or Harām? Some scholars say it will be Halāl and some say it will be Harām. Questioner: Afzal from England ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم…

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[Q-ID0363] Is it permissible to have laser eye surgery?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: is having laser eye surgery to improve our eyesight permissible? Questioner: Umar from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب If there are no such things (in the procedure)…

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[Q-ID0354] Are Prawns, Crabs & Shellfish halal to eat?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: what does Islam say about eating prawns, crabs and shellfish?  Questioner: Zubaydah from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب It is haram (prohibited) to consume anything other than fish…

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[Q-ID0353] What is the Islamic ruling on abortion due to rape?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: what does Islam say about abortion? If the foetus was formed as a result of rape, and the family does not agree to the birth of the child, then can it be aborted? Questioner: Tayyib from Blackburn,…

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[Q-ID0329] What is the ruling on eating Ojri (stomach) and brains of an animal?

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QUESTION: Are we allowed to eat foods such as Ojri (stomach) or the brain or testicle’s of a Goat/Sheep? Questioner: Danyaal from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب All the body parts of a Halal animal (including meat, brain etc.) are Halal to consume. However, there are…

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[Q-ID0321] Can I join a competition to win prizes if there is an entry fee?

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QUESTION: Is it permissible to enter sporting or any other competitions where you have to pay an entry fee and are eligible for prize money if you get to certain stages of the competition? If you don’t win you lose your entry fee. Questioner: Ashraf from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب…

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[Q-ID0317] Can I become a member of a work Union which will pay me if I lose my job?

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QUESTION: What is the verdict of the Learned Scholars of the Sacred Shariah regarding the following issue; in our country there is a Union which handles the affairs of the employees, if anyone wants to become its member then they have to contribute a monthly fee, the benefit will be this that if its member…

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[Q-ID0316] Should we avoid putting lights up for Mawlid because they resemble Christmas lights?

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QUESTION: What do the Scholars of the mighty shari’ah say regarding this case; should putting on lights during Rabi’ al-Awwal in happiness at the birthday of the Prophet (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) be avoided, so that there is no resemblance with Christmas of the non-Muslims, as in these years the month of Rabi’ al-Awwal is…

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[Q-ID0315] Is it permissible to sell the new £5 note for more than £5?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding this matter: in England, a new five pounds note has been released, some of these notes have unique serial numbers. Is it permissible to sell these five pounds note for more such as seven or ten pounds? Questioner: Abdul Hakeem from Leicester…

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[Q-ID0311] If I commit a sin during work, does my income become Haram?

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QUESTION: What do the Scholars of the mighty shari’ah say regarding this case; a person earns lawfully but commits sins during work. For example, staring at non-mahram women, backbiting, etc. Will his earning be considered unlawful? Questioner: Abu Madani from Birmingham, England ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب If a…

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