Unlawful Earnings
Question : Is it allowed to rent out space for trading, if the tenant sells alcohol among other products?
Answer : Renting the property is permissible. The prohibition in respect to the alcohol is on the seller.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : What is the law on dolls for girls?
Answer : It is permissible to acquire them, but it is prohibited to manufacture them.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : Is the making of a snowman allowed?
Answer : No, it is not permissible.
Selling Squid and Fish no scale
Question : It permissible sell squid and fish which have no scales to those who consider it permissible for consumption (e.g. Sunnis and non-Muslims?
Answer : No, it is not permissible.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : Is it allowed to build monuments to individuals according to the Sharia?
Answer : It is not permissible.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : I gave a loan to an unemployed person, and then he found work in selling wine. After he earned money through this work he repaid his debt to me. Is this money lawful for me?
Answer : If he was selling the wine to Muslims only then his money is unlawful, if he was selling it to non-Muslims, and paid off his debt from this money then it is permissible to use the given money. The same applies if he was selling the wine to both Muslims and non-Muslims.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : Is it allowed to buy a hunting dog, but not for hunting, but just to keep at home?
Answer : If the dog was trained for hunting then it is permissible to buy it even if it is for other purposes.
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Question : Nowadays, dogs are used in rescue services, to assist in searches and for security purposes. Can one purchase a dog for these purposes?
Answer : It is permissible to buy and sell hunting dogs. It is not permissible to purchase other kinds of dogs. However, one can pay money in exchange of the owner letting go of his right over the dog.
Trade
Question : Is permissible to be a mediator in selling dogs?
Answer : It is permissible to be a mediator in the sale of hunting dogs. It is not permissible to be a mediator in trading other kinds of dogs.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : Is it permissible to create images of imaginary and fictional creatures, which do not exist in reality? What about creatures which do exist but when have never seen, such as angels?
Answer : If they are in the form of humans and animals, then it is prohibited to make them.
Sins
Question : In non-Muslim countries, schools require children to attend art class in which it is necessary to draw living things. What is the duty of parents in such cases?
Answer : It is not permissible to draw the picture of humans and animals. The parents should advise their children to refrain from committing sins. They should suggest for their children to draw pictures of trees, livers and other natural views.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : Is insurance on a house or any property allowed?
Answer : It is permissible if it is based on an agreement that the insurance policy holder pays a particular amount of money in exchange for the insurer to pay for loss and damage as stipulated in the contract.
Selling Pork
Question : In the case of one who works in a store, some products that are sold contain pork. Is one able to accept the money for pork with the intention of disposing the meat? Is it still considered selling if you are a cashier and not the owner of the business?
Answer : It is not permissible to be part of such a sale, even as a cashier.
Selling pork
Question : Is it allowed to sell pork to non- Muslims?
Answer : No, it is not permissible.
Photgraphy
Question : I am a professional photographer. Can I take photographs of women and men in wedding ceremonies where women wear traditional clothes (not proper Hijab) and there is mix gathering, but there is no chance of me falling into a sin and there is no alcohol served there? Would the income from this be lawful? Is photography of women by itself prohibited? Can I employ a woman who does the photography so that I do not have to go the mix gathering?
Answer : Taking photographs is a permissible profession. You can also take photographs in mixed gathering such as weddings where women are not observing Hijab, but it is prohibited to look at non-Mahram women with lust. Having said that, women must wear the Hijab in the presence of non-Mahram men even in wedding ceremonies. Observing Hijab is obligatory on the woman in any place in the presence of non-Mahram men, even at her own house.
It is better to hire a woman to do the photography in such cases.

palmist
Question : Is it true that if a person goes to a palmist (for hand reading) such person’s dua is not answered for 40 days? If yes, what is the kaffarah for it. What is the ruling for going there in the first place?
Answer : It is not permissible to visit such people or believe in their information. Believing them is one of the great sins. It does not have a Kaffara. One should seek the forgiveness of Almighty Allah when he commits such a sin.
Pork Chips
Question : With regards to cashiers working at convenience stores in America who sell goods containing unlawful substances like pork, if a customer were to purchase a bag of chips which contain pork enzymes as well as a second lawful item, to avoid the prohibition of selling something unlawful would it be valid for the cashier to charge a higher amount for the lawful second item and charge nothing for the pork chips in such a manner that the total amount of money requested is the same, but the unlawful item is not actually sold, is this permissible?
Answer : If the purchaser knows that the price is in total for the lawful product only, and that the unlawful item is not actually being sold, then it is permissible to do so.
Knowledge
Question : Is it forbidden to learn Ilm-ul-Nujoom (Astrology) in Islam?
Answer : Learning astrology is permissible, but depending on it in informing about metaphysical matters is prohibited.
Drawing Cartoons of People
Question : Is it permissible to draw people from Islamic history and also the 14 Infallibles, without their faces, as cartoons for the purpose of Islamic books for children?
Answer : The said is permissible, although hand drawing of figures that have life is prohibited, but it is permissible to do so via the computer.
Unlawful Earnings
Question : I have been offered a job at a supermarket that sells alcohol. I requested if I can avoid working on the cashier but the manager replied it is very unlikely due to the necessity of me having to work there at times. Will it be lawful for me to take this job?
Answer : It is not permissible to be part of a transaction of selling wine or pork or meat not slaughtered according to the Sharia. It is permissible to sell other items.