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Ruling on bones from non-halal meat and vessels made from them

February 18, 2018

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Q. Is it permissible to eat from vessels made from bones in China? I do not know the source of the bones from which they are made in China. A. Praise be to Allah Any meat that is slaughtered by the polytheists, apart from the People of the Book, is “maytah” (animals found dead, or animals […]

Ruling on pig bones, its buying & selling; and making use of them

February 15, 2018

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Q. What is the ruling on importing bones from European countries, including pig bones (for use in producing wood adhesive and to produce calcium phosphate from them to be used in poultry feed)? A. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: It is not permissible to buy and sell pigs or any part of them, such as the […]

Ruling on Food containing ingredients with E-Codes.

February 14, 2018

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In Fataawa al-Majlis al-Urubbi li’l-Ifta’ wa’l-Buhooth (fatwa no. 34) it says: Q. In the list of ingredients of some foods there appears the letter E followed by a number. It is said that this means that it contains a substance manufactured from pork fat or pig bones. If that is proven, what is the Islamic ruling on […]

Does he have to return the money that his brother spent on him?

February 7, 2018

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Q. My mother died in 2004 and all the financial affairs were taken care by my two elder brothers, whatever money they got (mother retirement and pension, father retirement money etc.) where they spent and on whom they spent no one questioned and we as younger brother trusted all the decision taken by them for us. […]

Who are “the People of the Qur’an”; the people of Allaah and the closest to Him?

February 5, 2018

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Q. My question is: what is the daily amount that the Muslim must commit to read of the Qur’an so that he may be among the people of Allah and the closest to Him? If he stops reading for a while, does that cancel out this virtue? A. Praise be to Allah Ibn Maajah (215) […]

The Messiah [‘Eesa] and Yahya (peace be upon them) were maternal cousins

January 11, 2018

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Q. Was Maryam (peace be upon her) the only child of her family? If that is true, then how could the Messiah (peace be upon him) and Yahya (peace be upon him) be maternal cousins?. A. Praise be to Allaah. What the historians and biographers say is that ‘Imraan ( عمران ), the father of Maryam, […]

Prophet Zakariyya’s sponsorship of Maryam (peace be upon them both)

January 10, 2018

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Q. In Qur’an it is mentioned that Prophet Zakaria was made kafeel for Maryam. Was there any direct relationship with them like brother/uncle etc. Here Kafeel includes what ? A. Praise be to Allah Firstly: The scholars differed concerning the relationship between Zakariyya and Maryam (peace be upon them both). There are two views: That he was […]