Reciting Al-Fatiha in the Third Raka'a
Question :

If the imam of the congregational prayers is in the third or fourth Raka'ah and decided to recite Suratul-Fatihah, do we have to follow him in reciting Suratul-Fatihah, or can we choose to recite Tasbihaat?

Answer :

It is permissible to recite Tasbihaat three times or recite the Al-Fatihah. If the latter is chosen, the Bismillah should be recited silently during the mentioned Raka'ahs.

Reciting Sura al-Fatiha in Congregation
Question :

If one joins the congregation of Maghrib prayer late, so that he needs to recite Sura al-Fatiha and another Sura while the Imam recites the four tasbihaat, is the follower supposed to recite the Suras in a usual audible voice or in a low whisper in such a case?

Answer :

If one join the congregational prayer in the third or fourth Raka'a and the Imam was reciting the Tasbihat, he should recite the Fatiha and the other Sura in a low whisper.

Joing the Congregation
Question :

If I join the congregational prayer in the 2nd Raka'a and the Imam does Qunoot, may I do Qunoot with him?

Answer :

Yes, it is permissible.

Men and Women in Congregation
Question :

Can men and women pray in the same row in congregational prayer?

Answer :

Males and females can pray in one row. However, it is better for the female to stand slightly behind the male in such a way that the place of prostration is level with the knee of the male when he is in prostration.

Joining the Congregation
Question :

Can I join the congregational prayer when I do not know which Raka'a the imam is currently in?

Answer :

You can join the congregational prayer and do the appropriate tasks for your prayer after that.

Third Testimony
Question :

In some parts of India and Pakistan, some people recite the third testimony of the Wilayah of Amir al-Momeneen (peace be upon him) in the tashahhud of the prayer. Are we allowed to recite this testimony? What will be the ruling behind an Imam who recites this testimony?

Answer :

The thirst testimony is not part of the tashahhud, and the prayer behind a person that recites it is invalid.