All posts tagged: Q&A

FB Q&A: The Ruling on Participating in Monitoring Democratic Elections

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, I would like to ask about the Islamic ruling on participating in monitoring parliamentary elections with the evidence, Baraka Allahu Feek. Clarification of the question: The nature of work has nothing to do with the counting or matters of organizing elections, the nature of work involves news and statistics about the elections. […]

Q&A: Performing Friday Prayers in the Yards of a Mosque which is Closed by the Authority

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Some Shabab and people in Tunisia held Friday prayers in front of mosques after they were closed by the authority. Some imams denied them and considered their prayers invalid, considering that Friday prayers are only held inside the mosque. We hope that you will guide us to the […]

Q&A: The Coercion which Forces an Act to be Performed and the Prohibition of Donating the Heart

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, One of the aims of the Shariah is the preservation of the human being, and the aims do not mean a reason (‘illah) for the rulings as a whole, nor are they a reason for any specific verdict. In Shariah, there is the rule: “الضَّرُورَاتُ تُبِيحُ المَحْظُورَاتِ” “The […]

Q&A: Compilation of The Holy Quran During the Reign of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, A question about collecting the Noble Qur’an at the time of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him, I have a question related to the compilation of Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq (r.a) of the Holy Qur’an; was it copying or collection of the tablets in which the […]

Q&A: The Assassination of the Nuclear Scientist Fakhrizadeh

Question: On 6/12/2020, France 24 quoted Brigadier General Ali Fadawi, Deputy Commander of the Revolutionary Guards: “the assassination of the nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was carried out by firing 13 bullets from a machine gun that was focusing on Zada’s face with an advanced camera with the help of artificial intelligence.” Before that on 2/12/2020, […]

Q&A: The Use of Animal Parts, Organs and Bones

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, I noticed some shops selling rosaries/masabih necklaces, bracelets, etc. from animal bones. My question is about animals, is it permissible to use animal parts and organs? The Prophet ﷺ said: «من يرد الله به خيراً يفقهه في الدين» “The one for him Allah wills good (Khair), He grants […]

Q&A: The Principal “The Lesser of Two Evils or Lesser of the Two Harms”

Question: Assalamu Alaikum, our Sheikh. I have a question related to the two principles: “The Lesser of Two Evils or Lesser of the Two Harms”, quoted by many Dawah carriers and Islamic movements to participate in the legislative and presidential elections. Are they both Shariah principles? Did some of the jurists adopt them? What are […]

Q&A: The Events in Kyrgyzstan

Question: [“Earlier on Friday, the Kyrgyz Parliament approved the resignation of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, and cancelled the state of emergency, which was declared a week ago in the capital, Bishkek…” (,16/10/2020)]. The Kyrgyz capital has witnessed violent protests; protesters took control of government headquarters, demanding the dismissal of President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, who is loyal to […]

Q&A: Turkey-Greece Conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Question: On 8/10/2020, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu revealed that he had reached a new agreement between his country and Greece. The minister said in his statements, according to Turkey Now website: [“That he agreed with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias to conduct exploratory talks between the two countries. This came […]

Q&A: The Guidance (Al Huda) and the Misguidance (Al Dhalaal) in the Science of Usul Al-Fiqh

Question: Bismillahi Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem, My question to our Sheikh; in the book of The Islamic Personality Vol. III, page 301 (Arabic edition) third line it states: The second: As for the branches, the failure to follow them is considered disobedience (fisq), and so it is not called guidance. I was told that the word “misguidance” […]

Q&A: Gold and Silver are the only Two Currencies the Islamic State Should Adopt

Question: Assalamu alaykom wa rahmatullah wa barakatuhu, May Allah (swt) bless and protect you our Shaykh… Question: Some thinkers in our country, Indonesia, refuse to return to the use of gold and silver currencies, and say that Shari’ah does not dictate that specific money be used, using the evidence that Umar ibn al-Khattab intended to […]

Q&A: Various Usul Al-Fiqh Issues

Question: Bismillahi Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, Subject: Questions in Usool AlFiqh First: It was mentioned in the book of The Islamic Personality vol. III, page 182 (Arabic edition) “The requirement denotation is that which the required matter in it is denoted from the meanings of the expressions by being a condition […]

Q&A: Ijmaa’ is a Hadith which the Sahaabah did not Narrate

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Our Sheikh, may Allah open at your hands, may He accept your obedience, and hasten us with victory and empowerment. I have a question regarding inferring from the consensus (Ijmaa’) of the Sahaabah with evidence from the Qur’an and Sunnah; as came in the Islamic Personality, Volume III […]

Q&A: The ‘Idda (waiting period) of an Engaged Woman whose Husband Passed Away

Question of Malek Salem: My Sheikh, please allow me, a question please: the engaged woman, if her husband died, does she have a ‘Idda? Does she inherit her fiancé’? May Allah reward you the best of reward. Question of Abu Bakr Al-Fuqahaa’: May Allah reward our sheikh, is the ‘Idda observed after the consummation of […]