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Can I Give Impermissible Food to Non-Muslims?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum Would non muslims be obligated to cover any particular parts of their body as they do not have any legal private region? Having said this, would it be permissible for a muslim to look at the hair, for example, of an unrelated non muslim woman if no […]

I Have a Kid With a Non-Muslim Man. Can I Marry Him?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I am a muslim woman but not practising and I am married to a non muslim man. We also have two wonderful children. He believes in Islam, he believed before we got married. We both are learner in islam and we want to get married islamic. Is […]

Is Feeding Non-Muslims During the Day in Ramadan Permissible? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Some scholars say that it is haram to give food to a non-Muslim who is morally responsible during the day in Ramadan. Others say that it is permissible to feed them during the day in Ramadan. What is the position of the Shafi’i school on issue? Answer: […]

Can a Muslim Call a Non-Muslim ‘Brother’?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Can a Muslim call a non-Muslim ‘Brother’? Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. I hope you’re well insha’Allah. Yes, it would be permissible to refer to or respond to a non-Muslim as a ‘brother’ referring to the common brotherhood of humanity. According to some scholars, it would also be permissible […]

Does Not Talking About Islam With a Non-Muslim Mean That I Am Pleased With Disbelief?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I was waiting on a cash desk when a man asked me if I am Muslim. I replied with “Yes” and then he said “Elhamdulillah”. He said:”I have the intention to become Muslim.” After that, we talked again without touching the topic of Islam and suddenly he […]

Why Is a Muslim Woman Not Allowed to Marry a Non-Muslim Man?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum 1) I have heard that Muslim men are allowed to marry jew and christian women, from what is this understanding derived? 2) I was wondering whether the same thing was true for women? If not, I was wondering what the reasoning and context surrounding this was? 3) […]

Is a Convert Rewarded for the Good Deeds He Performed Prior to Converting to Islam?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Do good deeds of a convert performed while he was a non-Muslim get accepted (and he receives benefits for them) when he becomes a Muslim? Answer: assalamu alaykum A convert is rewarded for the good deeds he or she performed prior to converting to Islam. This is […]

Are All Non-Muslims Deemed “Kafir”?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Are all non-muslims deemed “kafir”? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and spirits. The term “kafir” refers to someone who is not Muslim—someone who does not believe in the guidance the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) came with. […]

I Don’t Want My Husband’s Friend to Die as a Non-Muslim. What Can We Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: My husband has a non-Muslim friend. He doesn’t want her to die as a non-Muslim and suffer in Hellfire. She is already going through a lot of troubles so my husband feels that it is unfair that she will have to go to Hell. He wants her to […]

Is It Permissible to Supplicate for Non-Muslim Family Members? Is It Permissible to Attend a Cremation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, 1-Is it permissible to supplicate & recite Quran for non-muslim family members? 2-Also is it permissible to attend a cremation it being a family member? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. (1) Yes, it is permitted […]