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The Ruling on Giving A Non-Muslim Beggar Charity After Jummah Prayer- Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: In our lands after Jummah, some beggars  who are disbelievers stand [to ask for money]. Is it allowed for us to give them charity? Answer: “As for voluntary charity then yes they are given. As for the obligatory charity [Zakat] then no they are not given. However, if it is to attract their hearts towards Islam, then it is allowed to give…

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Shaikhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah on the Christmas Eve

Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah rahimahullah said: “… From that is what many people do during the winter on the twenty fourth of December claiming that it is the birth of ‘Isa alayhi salam. All of what they innovate in it is from the evil actions, like lighting fire, preparing food, and lighting candles and the like of that. For taking…

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The Ruling on Paying a Service Charge at ATM’s – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

  Question: What is the ruling on withdrawing money from an ATM machine knowing that some banks charge four riyaals for withdrawing 1000 riyaals? Answer: “If the riyaals are taken in exchange for facilitation [of the service] then there is no harm.  This is because these means allow a person to withdraw money night and day and in anytime. So him…

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The Ruling on Writing a Research For Another Student and Taking a Wage – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbad

Question: What is the ruling on writing a research for a student along with taking money and writing the name of the student on the research? Answer: “This is cheating and he takes a wage for cheating. Even if he did not take a wage, then it is cheating” [Sharh Sunan Abi Dawood no. 185] Translated by Faisal Ibn Abdul…

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