Jobs and Income

January 27, 2023 3 mins

Do Husbands Have Any Rights to Their Wives’ Income?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Do husbands have any rights to their wives’ income? Does Islam allow him to take half of her income because he feeds and shelters her and uses the excuse that she once promised to contribute if she got a job? Yes, I said I’d contribute, but it was jokingly […]
January 27, 2023 2 mins

Can I Become a 50/50 Partner in a Restaurant That Also Serves Alcohol?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I have a question about Islamic commerce. I live in a non-Islamic European country, and I plan to open a restaurant with a business partner who is not Muslim. Since this concept also involves selling alcohol (but all the food is halal). I wonder if it’s permissible to engage in this […]
January 25, 2023 2 mins

Can I Live at My Father’s House despite the Fact That His Income Is Not Halal?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question I am from Pakistan. I work in the UK as an engineer. My father is a senior manager at a bank in Pakistan. One of the reasons I came to the UK was to get out of his source of impermissible income, although he paid for all my education. […]
January 24, 2023 2 mins

What Is the Ruling on Spying and Suspicion?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question What is the position of the Shafi‘i School about spying (tajassus)? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. Spying and unfounded suspicion are considered major sins (kaba’ir) in Islam (not School specific), and Allah knows best. Spying In Ibn Hajar al-Haytami’s “al-Kaba’ir,” he includes “spying on […]