Halaal & Haraam

[Q-ID0419] What is the ruling on women wearing artificial jewellery?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; is it permissible for women to wear artificial jewellery? What types of ornaments are permissible for women to wear?    Questioner: A sister from UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب It is…

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[Q-ID0415] Can I shake the hand of a woman during a job interview?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; whenever a person goes for a job interview in England, he has to shake hands with a female. Is this permissible?  Questioner: Wasim from Birmingham,  UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب It…

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[Q-ID0413] Can we wish people ‘Happy Holiday’ instead of ‘Happy Christmas’?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; is it permissible to wish happy holidays— instead of happy Christmas— to Christians? Sometimes, wishing them becomes a compulsion.   Questioner: Faizan  from  UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب “Happy holidays” is an…

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[Q-ID0412] Can I buy dolls, plastic babies & cartoons for my children? Can I pray around them?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars of the Din and muftis of the Sacred Law state regarding the following issue: Is the purchase of dolls, miniature plastic babies and cartoons, all of which resemble living objects, permissible? Is offering salah (the ritual prayer) in a room where such toys are present permissible? Kindly provide the detailed…

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[Q-ID0408] What is the Islamic ruling on plastic surgery of face, nose & breasts?

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QUESTION: What do the scholars and muftis of the noble Shari’ah say regarding the following matter; what is the ruling regarding: plastic surgery of the nose, surgery of other bodily organs, and breast implantation? Questioner: Farat from the UK ANSWER: بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب Surgery to fix…

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[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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