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Khums on Student Loan

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 03/06/2017 - 14:58

Salaamun alykum, I hope you are well inshA. I was calculating my khums and was wondering about the following: I get a maintenance grant as student loan that is only partially used by the end of each term. I have to pay back all of this after I complete my University course. Therefore, would khums apply (if at all) to my account including the government loan or only on my personal savings excluding the loan?

Please advise.

Thanks, Khudayja

Bribery

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 20:28

Assalamu alaikum I have something that I'm curious about. I'm from Kpk northern part, I was going to apply for driving license but I found out that the initial test is screwed. They don't let you pass even if you meet the requirements. They schedule the test each 6 months, which is rather long indeed. But then I found out that few people paying extra money to skip the hustle of initial and get their license. Does it fall in the category of "Rishwat"?

Songs in Children's Cartoons/Movies

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 05:05

I know that music is haram because of the harm and hypocrisy it causes, However is classical music which is peaceful and not accompanied with idle talk haram? Are children songs found in Disney movies also haram? If what is being sung is not sinful And teaches good moral then is it permissible?

Divorce Rulings

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 02/09/2017 - 00:54

As salam u alaikum Molana ..this is Farha, from Leicester..i needed some guidance..i wanted to ask a question regarding talaq...i will explain 2 situations...... firstly about myself, igot married and never had any relation with my husband, as i got married out of pressure, i was never happy and was married for 3 n half yrs, i got talaq on the 5th feb....whats the ruling on my iddat..i have no one as my mahram, i stay with my sister.whats the period of my iddat and some few tips on this topic....JazakAllah, next i will explain the second situation.

Piano

Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 01/22/2017 - 12:39

Salam, My question has two parts 1) Is it permissible to learn and play the piano for music which is mot suitable for entertainment or amusement gatherings. 2) Is it permissible to own a piano. I have read that "“An instrument of haram entertainment” means that its physical shape—that gives its value and eventually the purpose for acquiring it— is not suitable except for use in haram entertainment.". I find this a bit ambiguous.

Rights of a Woman

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:30

Hi, I'm a married man and been living away from my wife for a long time. My wife and I have no intimate relationship for many years. I became friendly with another female who is divorced and we became close. Unfortunately we committed Zina. I did tell her that I would marry her if this happened. Unfortunately I haven't married this second woman and although my wife has given permission for a second marriage I know this second girl won't entertain being a second wife. I'm not sure what to do. I am lost as to what is right and what is wrong?

Recovering Financial Loss

Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 01/15/2017 - 04:57

Assalam o alaikum I run an Interior company and I did a job for one of my clients against a agreed value. The work is being completed and around 80% payment payment is also being done. I am following up for the balance payment for the past many years but all in vain. On top of that the client is also not in the country for 1year and is not intending to pay us as well. They have not paid to many other people like us. Recently I came to know that one of their asset(car) is left behind and they have actually thrown it. I some how managed to get the keys from their office.

Electing a Non-Muslim Ruler

Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 01/08/2017 - 22:54

Salam. I live in a muslim majority country, but a secular one. Every non-muslim could be a ruler here (president or governor) if he/she gets elected democratically. however, as a shia muslim who concerns about Islamic law or fatwas, living in a state like this, am I still obligated to stand for muslim candidates regardless, if their capability in governance isn't as good as the non-muslim ones? And are there some exceptions according to Islam when non-muslim could be elected as a ruler by muslims?

Distribution of Estate

Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 01/07/2017 - 20:00

As salam walikum my question is my husband bought a house on joint name me and himself he bought this house with his own earnings no contribution from my side or myself he just put my name with him in papers so the house is on my husband name and on my name as well we have 2 boys and my mother and husband mother is alive if i died what will happen because my husband bought a house with his saving so whole house will be his property ? or will it distribute to my heirs please guide me in light of islam jazzakallah

Namaz

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 01/02/2017 - 06:36

I am working on a ship which is anchored 10 miles off Malaysia, Do I have to offer full Namaz or qasar only ?. My stay on this ship will be 4 months and ship will not sail during this period. I am from Pakistan and is on 4 months contracts on this ship.

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