What Is Considered Cheating on a Spouse, in Islam?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My husband and I were having issues in our marriage. It came to a point where my husband left. I have recently discovered that he has been speaking to another woman in regards to marriage, and found her to be unsuitable. When I found out about this, I […]

I Have Lied in Job Interviews. Are My Earnings Permissible?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam alaykum, 1. I entered a degree course with the help of someone without taking the entrance exam and based on that qualification I got a job. Have I done something impermissible? 2. I have lied during several job interviews about my experience. Am I sinful? Are my […]

Is It Permissible to Sell Hacked Decoder Boxes?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Is it permissible for someone to make money from selling chipped boxes that allows customers to watch any channel without having to pay monthly payments to tv service providers? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. It […]

Do My Financial Difficulties Allow Me to Travel on a Child Ticket?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: My parents do not work due to health reasons and I am currently jobless. I don’t have any friends who live nearby and I wish to travel by train but the train tickets are very expensive so I opt for a child ticket. Is this okay? Answer: assalamu `alaykum […]

Can I Sell Conterfeit Items on eBay?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is it permitted to buy and sell duplicate items on ebay. For example, I am planning on buying a few items that bear a company trademark (Apple, for example), but they are in fact counterfeit items made by another company.  Am I allowed to sell such things on ebay […]

What Should I Do When I Suspect My Parent Is Being Unfaithful?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: Assalamu alaikum, My father was unfaithful to my mother in the past, and I suspect the same thing is happening again. I don’t have direct proof this time though. The last time it happened I was disrespectful, I don’t want to be disrespectful again, but it is difficult. How […]

Redressing the Wrong of Taking Unearned Money from One’s Employer

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: What do I do if I feel I have wronged the company I am currently working in and I have made the company pay for expenses which are my personal expenses? One option is that I can just get my name off the register (making me entitled to […]

What Do I Do When My Parent Forces Me to Cheat?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: My father is making me attend exams for university and skip my last year of school, something that is considered cheating and illegal.  I know this is wrong, but  I’m a minor who is still dependent on my family, so I don’t know what to do. I also […]

Paying Taxes to a Government That Harms Muslims

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Is a Muslim allowed to pay taxes to a government that uses some of that money towards efforts that harm Muslims? Also, can one lie and get out of paying taxes? Answer: I pray that this finds you well, and in the best of health and spirits. May Allah […]