All Fatawaas

Ruling on Raising Funds to Cover Expenses of Condolence Period We are members of a Jordanian clan, and we are accustomed to collecting four JDs from every male who has reached the age of fifteen. The collected sum is paid to a member upon the death of a relative. The aim is to help with the expenses related to the condolence period{3 days}. Is this permissible? • Read More
: Muslims` Duty Towards Baitil-Maqdis In light of the recent conspiracies and aggressions against Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa, what is the duty of the Muslims towards it? • Read More
Dividing one`s Property among his Children in his Life A man has divided his lands among his children. Does this require witnesses? Should this be recorded in written form? Is ownership transferred to the children on the spot, or after registration at the Lands Department? Is it the right of any of the children to relinquish his share after the death of the father? • Read More
Ruling on Cosmetic Surgeries What is the Islamic ruling on undergoing minor cosmetic surgery to decrease signs of aging? • Read More
A non-Eligible Person isn`t Permitted to Run for Elections What is the ruling when a candidate running for parliamentary elections offers a certain person the opportunity to join him in the same electoral roll without the latter bearing any financial burdens in addition to receiving a substantial amount of money from that candidate? • Read More
Compliance with Traffic Laws is a Legal Obligation What is the ruling on giving way to other drivers? • Read More
It is Forbidden to Run a Red Light and Make a Wrong Pass What is the ruling of Sharia on running a red light and making a wrong pass? • Read More
What is the Ruling of Sharia on those who Join the Islamic State (IS), ? What is the Ruling of Sharia on those who Join the Islamic State, (IS)? • Read More
Ruling on Using Unoriginal Software Is it permissible to use unoriginal software although the original is produced by international companies and could be bought directly from them via the internet ? • Read More
It is Permissible to Work for International Humanitarian Organizations Is it permissible for a Muslim to assume a position in an international institution, which is concerned with educating people who are interested in such field through lectures and other means. These lectures or symposiums focus on respecting the rights of vulnerable, unarmed individuals as well as not harming them in case of military conflicts; amongst these are: women, children, religious figures, medical personnel, prisoners and wounded people. • Read More
Ruling on Working After Hours of Official Duty There is a public servant who is eager to work in a commercial business after official duty's hours. However, regulations don't permit that. Is he permitted to have another job? And what is the ruling on the earnings from that business? • Read More
Ruling on Working for the United Nations in Humanitarian Relief What`s the ruling on working for the UN in extending humanitarian aid to people in need and relieving refugees? • Read More
Ruling on Life Insurance Fund of Jordanian Electric Power Company(JEPCO) What is the ruling of Sharia on the Life Insurance Fund of (JEPCO)? • Read More
Ruling on Archeological Excavation What is the ruling on archeological excavation? • Read More
A Muslim Must Comply with the Laws of the Country he Lives in I`m a Muslim and I live in Sweden and receive a salary from the Swedish government. I had to buy a car because my place of residence is far from schools and markets. I give lifts to some of my neighbors in return for a fair, and this is considered illegal according to the Swedish labor law because it is tax free and I haven't obtained the residence permit yet. Is this kind of work unlawful because it violates the state`s laws? How about if I did it only to cover my car`s expenses such as insurance, tax and repairs, would it still be unlawful or not from an Islamic point of view? May Allah reward you. • Read More