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.

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.

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.

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.