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Selling a Product at Different Prices to Different Customers

April 24, 2017

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 Q. A brother works in a Muslim Shoe store. However the owners frequently change the price on the items.   Example, for person A, the item may cost $50 and for person B it would be $90 even though the true price of the item (labelled on it) is $ 60. Is it permissable to change […]

Permissibility of raising the price of a product in return for paying in installments

April 24, 2017

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Q. Is it permissible to sell by installments when the price of the product is increased?. A. Praise be to Allaah. Selling in installments means that you get the product sooner and pay all or part of the price later in known installments over a known period of time. The importance of knowing the ruling […]

Marriage Case: A Christian Woman had a Civil Marriage, and she wants to have an Islamic Marriage with another man without the first husband having divorced her

February 13, 2017

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Q. I know an orthodox Christian girl who got married to a Muslim man in court. They got married about two and a half year ago and then she got separated from him about five months ago. She now contacted her church and the priest told her that her marriage was not valid in the […]

When can a young man make Ijtihaad and issue Fatwas?

August 20, 2016

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Praise be to Allaah. There are conditions attached to making ijtihaad. Not every individual has the right to issue fatwas and make pronouncements on matters, unless he has knowledge and is qualified. He has to be able to know the daleel (evidences); the wording and apparent meaning of the texts; what is saheeh (sound/authentic) and […]

Ruling on marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife) in jest / joke

January 29, 2015

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Narrated by Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) who said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “There are three matters in which seriousness is serious and joking is serious: marriage, divorce and taking back (one’s wife).” [Narrated by Abu Dawood, 2194; al-Tirmidhi, 1184; Ibn Maajah, 2039. […]

Do Ahlul-Hadeeth have no Usool ul-Fiqh?

November 13, 2014

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Q. Some people say that Ahlul-Hadeeth have no Usool ul-Fiqh, what do we say in response to these Madhabists? Answer by Sheikh Waseeullah Abbas حفظه الله :  There is no doubt that we do not have Usool that has been made by the Madhabists just to support a particular Madhab or that have been introduced […]

Qualities of a Mufti

July 29, 2014

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Q. What are the qualities which a person must attain if he wants to set himself up to issue fatwas? A. Praise be to Allaah. Ibn al-Qayyim said:  Abu ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Battah mentioned in his book “al-Khala’” that Imaam Ahmad said: No man should set himself up to issue fatwas until he has attained five qualities:  1.     […]