Food and Meat (1)

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Transactions- Food and Meat- Fatwa (1)

Can we eat the meat of Christians if we don't know how the animal was killed? Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  I live in London and it is hard to find halal meat, I have two questions:  1- Is it permissible to eat meat if we don't know the way the animal was killed (i.e slaughtered of by electrical shock) as it is not mentioned on the package?

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Fatwa on interest

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa- Transactions- (fatwa 2)- Fatwa on interest

Question  Dear Mufti,  Assalamualaikum warahmnatullah!  I would like to know about interest anainst: 1. What is difference between interest verses profit? 2. I am a credit card holder of American Express through Bangladesh City Bank where annual charges is Tk .4600 and service charge against taking loan from Credit card is .83%. Is

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Miscellaneous Topics - Fatawa - Transactions - Engagement and Marriage - Fatwa (1) : What is the appropriate Mahr that the bride or the bride's family are entitled to ask for?

Miscellaneous Topics - Fatawa - Transactions - Engagement and Marriage - Fatwa (1) : What is the appropriate Mahr that the bride or the bride's family are entitled to ask for?

The Question:  Assalamu alaikum Warhamatuallah wa barakhtu  Dearest Scholar Nabulsi  I would be very grateful for your guidance regarding engagement in the proper islamic way, as instructed to us by Allah. My son, Ali a 20 year old university student would like to get engaged.  1. What is the appropriate Mahr that the bride or the bride's

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Is it  permisssible to sell copies of branded products

Miscellaneous Topics- Fatawa (1)- trade- Copies of brands: Is it permisssible to sell copies of branded products

Is it permissbile to sell copies of branded products? Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  I want To know whether to sell the duplicate of branded products although the buyers know that it is the copy of the brands is it permissible or non permissible Answer:  Dear brother,  Assalamu Alaikum,  It is not permissble unless you clarify to

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Why can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim woman but a Muslim woman can't marry a non-Muslim man?

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Transactions- Engagement and Marriage- Fatwa (2): Why can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim woman but a Muslim woman can't marry a non-Muslim man?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi,  Why can a Muslim man marry a non-Muslim woman but a Muslim woman can't marry a non-Muslim man? Answer:  Dear brother,  Assalamu Alaikum,  The answer should be: because Allah permitted the first case and prohibited the second one. The wisdom behind this is that when a Muslim man marries a non-Muslim

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Can I work as a flight attendant?

Miscellaneous topics- Fatwa- Transactions- work- Fatwa (1): Can I work as a flight attendant?

Question:  My best friend has always dreamt of working as a flight attendant. The problem is that he has to serve alcohol to passengers. I want to know if the salary he's going to get from this work is a dirty money "mal haram" or "mal halal" Answer:  Dear brother,  There is no doubt that the salary would be haram. In fact, I would advise him

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Marriage on Skype

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Transactions- Marriage and engagement- Fatwa (6): In Islam can we get married on Skype?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi  Is it permitted In Islam to get married on skype?  Thank you Answer  Dear brother,  This kind of marriage is not accepted in Islam  Best regards

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Dhihar

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Transactions- Marriage and engagement- Fatwa (5): Is it considered dhihar if a man called his wife (mum)

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi  Is it considered dhihar if a man called his wife as (mum).  Thank you Answer  Dear brother,  It is not considered dhihar unless the husband intends it by calling his wife like that. In general, there is no need for that.  Best regards

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Is Forex currency trade halal?

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Miscellaneous- Current Issues- Fatwa (2): Is Forex currency trade halal?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi  I want to know your opinion about the currency trading (Forex), is it Halal or Haram to trade in Forex  Some companies offer Islamic account, if it's Haram why?  Thank you Answer  Dear brother,  Currency trade is haram (forbidden) in Islam. The only accepted dealing in Islam is to buy real goods,

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Buying a house through a western bank?

Miscellaneous topics- Fatawa- Transactions- Loan and Interest- Fatwa (3): Buying a house through a western bank?

Question:  Dear Dr. Nabulsi    I live in Australia and have renting a home for 7 years.  I want to buy a home and avoid paying rent. When paying rent i am at the mercy of the landlord and could move houses on several occassions.  Houses are too expensive to buy with saved cash money in Australia and the only alternative is to

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