Can a student break his fast during the exams?

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Acts of worship- Fasting (1): Can a student break his fast during the exams?

 Question:Can a student break his fast during exams?  Answer: This question is asked  repeatedly by students most of whom are young people. In Islamic law, elderly people who cannot fast, pregnant and breastfeeding women, and sick  people whose illness prevents them from fasting are allowed to break their fast. Scholars also mentioned people

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Is it permissible to preganant women to leave fasting in Ramadan?

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Acts of worship - Fasting- (2): Is it permissible to preganant women to leave fasting in Ramadan?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  In Ramadan, inshaallah, I will be in the 9th month of pregnancy. I don't thing that fasting will be dangerous for me or the baby, but my husband is afraid that it may affect the baby. Is is permissible for me not fast and could fasting affect the baby?  Thank you Answer:  Dear sister,  Assalamu Alaikum,  Pregnant

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Is it permissible for women to have some medication to delay menstraution in Ramadan?

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- worship - Fasting- (3): Is it permissible for women to have some medication to delay menstraution in Ramadan?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  Is it permissible for women to take some medication to delay menstraution so that they can fast all the month of Ramdan?  Thank you Answer:  Dear sister,  Assalamu Alaikum,  It is permissble if the doctor confirms that it has no bad effects on their health, but we advise them not to do because it is a natural thing

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Can a breastfeeding mother leave fasting in Ramadan?

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Acts of worship - Fasting (4): Can a breastfeeding mother leave fasting in Ramadan?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  Assalamu Alaikum,  I am a mother of three twins who are 2.5 months old. I am giving them breastfeeding together with bottle feeding as my milk is not enough for three. I'm afraid that fasting would make me loose milk and stop breastfeeding.  Shall I fast during Ramadan or not, and if not, what should I do?  Thank

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Fasting in countries where the day is very long

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Acts of worship - Fasting- (5): Fasting in countries where the day is very long

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  I want to know about fasting in Scandanavian countries (Norway for example) where fajr is (2.57) and Magrib is (10.9). Should we fast for 19 hours or there is another choice?  Thabk you Answer:   Assalamu Alaikum;  Dear brother,  Wherever day and night are distinguished, Muslims should fast from fajr (dawn) till

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Fasting before taking the purification bath

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Acts of worship- Fasting (6): Fasting before taking the purification bath

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Having sexual relation during the day of Ramadan

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Acts of Worship- Fasting- (7): Having sexual relation during the day of Ramadan

Question:    Dear Dr. Nabulsi   What is the ruling of someone who had sexual relation with his wife during the day of Ramadan?  Thank you     Answer    He has to fast a day instead and set a slave free, fast for sixty consequetive days, or feed sixty poor people. As for the wife, she has to fast a day instead and if she was content

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Breaking the fast in case of travel

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Worship- Fasting- (8): Breaking the fast in case of travel

Question:    Dear Dr. Nabulsi    A friend of mine travelled for six days during Ramadan and broke her fast, what should she do?  Thank you     Answer   She should fast the same number of days before next Ramadan.  Best regards

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Breaking the fast when travelling

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Acts of Worship- fasting- (9): Breaking the fast when travelling

What is the waiver to break the fast when travelling? and what about prayers?

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‘Al-Barr’ (The Most Courtous):

Islamic Creed- Names of Allah- Names of Allah in Brief Lesson (11-30): ‘Al-Barr’ (The Most Courtous):

  Allah’s Beautiful Name ‘Al-Barr’ (The Most Courtous): The manifestations of Allah's Beautiful Name "Al-Barr" in the month of Ramadan.   In Arabic, the word's meaning may differ completely if a vowel mark which is applied to one letter is changed. For example, Al-Burr, Al-Birr, and Al-Barr have different meanings (although these

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