Is It Permissible to Open a Cyber Lounge?

Shaykh Abdurrahim Reasat answers the question if it is permissible for Muslims to open a cyber lounge as a business.   Question: Peace upon all of you with God’s mercy and blessings. I am trying to make better decisions in life and improve myself. I recently rented a store with a friend and been thinking […]

Creating Websites Selling Alcohol

Ustadh Salman Younas is asked about being tasked, as a web-developer, to build websites for companies engaged in the sale of alcohol. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I have just started a new job as an IT technician/web developer. Only today did the manager ask me to work on one of their […]

Can I Work at a Supermarket That Sells Pork and Alcohol?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamu alaikum, I live in a small village where it is hard to find work apart from supermarkets which are relatively easy but they serve alcohol and pork etc. Is it permissible to work in such a place? I am new to Islam and I am lost in the […]

Working at a Massage Salon?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu Alaykum, Is it allowed for me to work on the check out where the customers pay for treatments where women get massaged from men and vice versa? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. […]

Types of Clothing Permissible to Sell to Women and Guidelines to Sell them Online

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam Alaikum I am going to start an Online Store through which I plan to sell clothing. 1-Keeping in mind the nature of clothing for women these days which can be from Simple Shalwar Kameez to Jeans and T-shirts, is it allowed for a muslim to sell such clothing? […]

Selling Women’s Clothing and Using Women as Models

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am looking to start a small business on ebay selling vintage fashion. The target audience are young non-Muslim women and the clothing sold does not adhere to Islamic guidelines of dressing for women. Is it ok for me to sell such clothing items? If so what about marketing them? […]

Working for Valet Company that Parks Cars for a Casino

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I am talking to a brother for marriage. He works as a valet for a valet parking company. They tell him where he will be parking cars for the night like a restaurant or a casino. Is parking the cars for those people going to the casino haram? […]

Can I Work at a Supermarket Checkout That Sells Pork and Alcohol?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Can I work at the check out of a supermarket that sells pork and alcohol? Is my income halal? Also, will touching such pork and alcohol render my hands and clothes filthy? Answer: Walaikum assalam, 1. It would be permitted to work on the check out of a supermarket […]

A Beautician With Non-Hijab Clients: Am I Accountable When They Go Out Uncovered?

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: If a beautician or hair dresser has non-hijab clients, will she be accountable to some degree when they use her services e.g makeup etc and go out uncovered. What about supplying music? Answer: assalamu `alaykum I pray you are well. Providing beautician services to women, even those who do […]